Introduction

Involving removal of the camera casing as well, this guide will help the user remove the LCD screen to repair or replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: While still holding the switch, pull the cover down, allowing it to release and open.
  • Slide the switch on the battery cover labeled "CARD/BATT. OPEN." to the right.

  • While still holding the switch, pull the cover down, allowing it to release and open.

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  • Tilt the camera slightly to allow the batteries to fall out.

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  • Press on and release the memory card to eject it.

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Image 1/1: Make sure to keep the different size screws organized to make reassembling the camera simpler.
  • Unscrew the 5mm Phillips #00 screw from the bottom of the camera.

  • Make sure to keep the different size screws organized to make reassembling the camera simpler.

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  • Unscrew the three 2mm Phillips #00 screws that are located on the bottom of the camera.

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  • Remove the 4mm Phillips #00 screw that is located on the left side of the camera, if the display screen is facing you.

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  • Take out the 4mm Phillips #00 screw under the rubber flap on the right end of the camera.

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Image 1/2: Take the silver battery out of the camera. Image 2/2: Take the silver battery out of the camera.
  • Remove the second battery cover on the bottom of camera.

  • Take the silver battery out of the camera.

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Image 1/3: Remove the light grey, plastic piece. Image 2/3: Remove the plastic portion of the battery flap cover. The metal piece will remain attached. Image 3/3: Remove the plastic portion of the battery flap cover. The metal piece will remain attached.
  • Remove the 4mm Phillips #00 screw on the inside of the flap that hides the battery and memory card slots.

  • Remove the light grey, plastic piece.

  • Remove the plastic portion of the battery flap cover. The metal piece will remain attached.

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Image 1/3: If it does not pull apart right away, use a little more force. Image 2/3: Do not give up! Image 3/3: Do not give up!
  • Slightly pull on each side of the camera. It should loosen up and come apart.

  • If it does not pull apart right away, use a little more force.

  • Do not give up!

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Image 1/1: Be careful when pulling off the case. There is a delicate gold ribbon connecting the bottom of the camera to the back case.
  • Remove the back case of the camera by pulling from the top.

  • Be careful when pulling off the case. There is a delicate gold ribbon connecting the bottom of the camera to the back case.

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  • Remove the 4mm Phillips #00 screw from above the ribbon.

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  • Gently peel off the blue tape on the top of the LCD screen.

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  • Remove the 4mm Phillips #00 screw previously concealed by the blue tape.

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  • Gently lift the LCD screen off of the front casing by pulling up a tab on the side of the camera.

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  • Using a spudger, lift the grey tabs to allow the ribbon to slide out.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to distort the ribbon in any way.
  • Since the tabs have been lifted, the ribbon should now slide out out easily.

  • Be careful not to distort the ribbon in any way.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Thanks for this super documented guide.

I did it!! I found a second hand lcd on Ebay.

Now my camera is working again.

Super DIY guide!! Thanks a lot!!

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