Introduction

This will show you how to replace the LCD screen on the back of your camera.

  • Before you begin taking apart your device, the first, and MOST IMPORTANT STEPS are to:

  • Turn off your camera.

  • Remove the battery to prevent risk of shock.

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Image 1/2: Locate the battery door on the bottom right area of the camera case. Image 2/2: Place your finger firmly on the black rubber pad on the battery door and slide the door to the right to open it.
  • Turn off your camera by pressing the power button, located on the top-center of the device.

  • Locate the battery door on the bottom right area of the camera case.

  • Place your finger firmly on the black rubber pad on the battery door and slide the door to the right to open it.

  • Locate the orange battery release button beneath the battery door.

  • Slide the battery release button downward to release the battery.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two screws located on the left side of the camera case, using the Phillips screwdriver #00 (2.0 mm).
  • Be careful when removing screws, as they are stripped easily.

  • Remove the two screws located on the left side of the camera case, using the Phillips screwdriver #00 (2.0 mm).

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  • Remove the two screws on the bottom of the camera located near the battery door (Phillips #00 screwdriver) (4.0 mm).

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Image 1/1: Remove the HDMI A/V out port cover located on the upper right side of the camera.
  • Remove the screw located on the lower right side of the camera case (Phillips #00 screwdriver) (4.0 mm).

  • Remove the HDMI A/V out port cover located on the upper right side of the camera.

  • Remove the screw located just beneath the port cover removed in step 2. (Phillips #00 screwdriver) (2.0 mm).

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Image 1/1: Remove the screw from the top of camera case, located next to the shutter button (Phillips #00 screwdriver) (1.5 mm).
  • Remove the back portion of the camera case to reveal the screw located on the top of the case.

  • Remove the screw from the top of camera case, located next to the shutter button (Phillips #00 screwdriver) (1.5 mm).

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to over bend the small metal projections located along the seams. These aid in holding the case together. Image 2/3: Be careful not to allow dust or other particles to settle inside of the camera while the case is detached. This can cause functional issues in the future. Image 3/3: Be careful not to allow dust or other particles to settle inside of the camera while the case is detached. This can cause functional issues in the future.
  • Carefully pry the case apart at the seem, using your fingers.

  • Be careful not to over bend the small metal projections located along the seams. These aid in holding the case together.

  • Be careful not to allow dust or other particles to settle inside of the camera while the case is detached. This can cause functional issues in the future.

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  • Disconnect the copper ribbon next to the blue port on the motherboard

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  • To remove ribbon cable, gently lift the black tab with a flat head screwdriver. Lift from the top of the camera towards the bottom. This releases the cable. Be gentle, as the cables are fragile.

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  • Remove the L shaped bracket around the top and right side of the LCD screen

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  • Insert the flat side of the spudger tool carefully on the top of the LCD screen and lift the screen free

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Conclusion

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

Kathryn Van Susante

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