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.

  1. Slide the switch on the battery cover labeled "CARD/BATT. OPEN." to the right.
    • 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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  2. Tilt the camera slightly to allow the batteries to fall out.
    • 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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    • 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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    • Remove the second battery cover on the bottom of camera.

    • Take the silver battery out of the camera.

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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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