Introduction

This guide will require you to use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the screws holding the screen in place.

First, remove the batteries and memory card.
  • First, remove the batteries and memory card.

  • Remove the 5.0 mm black screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Remove the 5.0 mm silver screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Remove the 5.0 mm black screw on the right with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 5.0 mm black screw on the right with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Remove the 5.0 mm screw on the left with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 5.0 mm screw on the left with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Begin taking off the back cover with a plastic opening tool. Begin by wedging the plastic opening tool behind the bottom left corner of the LCD screen as shown. Slide the plastic opening tool to the right, along the mating edge, to pry off the back cover.
  • Begin taking off the back cover with a plastic opening tool.

  • Begin by wedging the plastic opening tool behind the bottom left corner of the LCD screen as shown.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool to the right, along the mating edge, to pry off the back cover.

  • Continue taking off the back cover along the left side of the camera as seen in the third picture.

Use the plastic opening tool to separate the top section of the back cover from the frame. Once there is enough separation between the back cover and the frame, remove the back cover for replacement. Once there is enough separation between the back cover and the frame, remove the back cover for replacement.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to separate the top section of the back cover from the frame.

  • Once there is enough separation between the back cover and the frame, remove the back cover for replacement.

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Remove the internal 4.4mm screw with a Phillips 00 screwdriver. Make sure you're removing the screw circled in red, not the screw crossed out in orange.
  • Remove the internal 4.4mm screw with a Phillips 00 screwdriver.

  • Make sure you're removing the screw circled in red, not the screw crossed out in orange.

Gently lift of the buttons for replacement. They should come off without excessive force.
  • Gently lift of the buttons for replacement. They should come off without excessive force.

  • If the buttons do not lift off easily, you may have unscrewed the wrong screw. Revert to previous step.

Lift up the electrical ribbon shown to access the next screw.
  • Lift up the electrical ribbon shown to access the next screw.

  • Remove the 3.9 mm screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Remove the 3.9 mm screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 3.9 mm screw with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Remove the two 3.9 mm screws shown with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 3.9 mm screws shown with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

There is an electrical flap that holds the LCD ribbon down. Note the flap in is closed position. Lift up the flap with a plastic opening tool.
  • There is an electrical flap that holds the LCD ribbon down. Note the flap in is closed position.

  • Lift up the flap with a plastic opening tool.

Holding the outer frame of the LCD screen, gently lift the LCD screen for replacement.
  • Holding the outer frame of the LCD screen, gently lift the LCD screen for replacement.

This step is only for replacement. If you are not replacing the LCD screen, skip this step. Locate ribbon flap, enclosed in red. (picture 1) Using a plastic opening tool, lift up the ribbon flap to allow insertion of the LCD ribbon. (picture 2)
  • This step is only for replacement. If you are not replacing the LCD screen, skip this step.

  • Locate ribbon flap, enclosed in red. (picture 1)

  • Using a plastic opening tool, lift up the ribbon flap to allow insertion of the LCD ribbon. (picture 2)

  • Place the LCD screen on the camera and align the ribbon underneath the open ribbon flap. Close the ribbon flap onto the ribbon. (picture 3)

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order, starting with the last guide step.

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Step 11, “lift up the flap” did the trick - thanks !!

Mine got wet with seawater, I cleaned the electronics wih alcohol and it works again.

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