Introduction

This shows how to replace the LCD.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew five Phillips screws using a #0 Phillips screwdriver. One screw is on upper right corner of the back panel.
  • Unscrew five Phillips screws using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

  • One screw is on upper right corner of the back panel.

  • The other four screws are on the bottom of the camera.

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Open memory card cover by moving the slide switch toward the top end of of the camera.
  • Open memory card cover by moving the slide switch toward the top end of of the camera.

  • Remove the memory card from the slot.

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Remove the rear cover from the rest of the camera.
  • Remove the rear cover from the rest of the camera.

  • This may require gentle rocking of the case to free it.

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Unscrew the four Philips screws from the side of the casing and one screw from the bottom using a #0 Phillips screwdriver. Unscrew the four Philips screws from the side of the casing and one screw from the bottom using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the four Philips screws from the side of the casing and one screw from the bottom using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Free the front cover from the rest of the camera.
  • Free the front cover from the rest of the camera.

  • The cover may require gentle rocking to remove.

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Unscrew two Phillips screws above the LCD using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Unscrew two Phillips screws above the LCD using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Gently separate the top of LCD from the rest of the camera using your thumb.
  • Gently separate the top of LCD from the rest of the camera using your thumb.

  • Be careful not pull the LCD too far because of the ribbon cable connection.

  • Place the Spudger in the hole of the electrical ribbon.

  • Gently pull the ribbon down using the Spudger until it is free from the camera but still connected to the LCD.

  • The LCD will still be connected to the rest of the camera

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Unscrew single Phillips screw with a #0 Phillips screwdriver. Free the bottom panel and attached ribbon from the rest of the camera.
  • Unscrew single Phillips screw with a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Free the bottom panel and attached ribbon from the rest of the camera.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

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Turn over the camera.
  • Turn over the camera.

  • Lift the clear plastic from the face of the camera, peeling the adhesive just below the zoom lens.

  • The plastic will still be connected on the left side.

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Place the Spudger between the orange ribbon and the black ribbon gate.
  • Place the Spudger between the orange ribbon and the black ribbon gate.

  • Lift the ribbon gate using the Spudger.

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Place the Spludger in the corner of the ribbon above the hole.
  • Place the Spludger in the corner of the ribbon above the hole.

  • Remove the ribbon from the ribbon gate by pulling the Spudger away from the gate.

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Free this ribbon and the bottom panel from the rest of the camera.
  • Free this ribbon and the bottom panel from the rest of the camera.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

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Turn the camera over so you can see the LCD.
  • Turn the camera over so you can see the LCD.

  • Remove single Phillips screw below the LCD using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Lift the blue ribbon gate using the Spudger.
  • Lift the blue ribbon gate using the Spudger.

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Insert the Spudger into the hole of the ribbon.
  • Insert the Spudger into the hole of the ribbon.

  • Move the Spudger away from the gate to fully remove ribbon.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

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Lift the LCD away from the rest of the camera.
  • Lift the LCD away from the rest of the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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