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  1. Remove the two screws from the side panel closest to the camera lens. Note: These screws are 2.9 mm long.
    • Remove the two screws from the side panel closest to the camera lens.

    • Note: These screws are 2.9 mm long.

  2. Remove the two screws from the camera bottom panel.
    • Remove the two screws from the camera bottom panel.

    • Note: These screws are 2.9 mm long.

  3. Remove the 2 screws from the side panel farthest from the lens.
    • Remove the 2 screws from the side panel farthest from the lens.

    • Note: These screws are 2.9 mm long.

  4. Pull the back panel away from the camera body, starting at the end with the function buttons.
    • Pull the back panel away from the camera body, starting at the end with the function buttons.

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  6. Remove the small cover panel and attached wrist strap mount.
    • Remove the small cover panel and attached wrist strap mount.

  7. Remove the front cover by gently pulling it away from the camera body.
    • Remove the front cover by gently pulling it away from the camera body.

  8. Place the front cover, back cover, and wrist strap mount in a safe place until you are ready for reassembly.
    • Place the front cover, back cover, and wrist strap mount in a safe place until you are ready for reassembly.

  9. Remove the 2 screws located at the top of the LCD panel.
    • Remove the 2 screws located at the top of the LCD panel.

    • Note: These screws are 2.4 mm long.

  10. Pull up the metal frame surrounding LCD screen starting at the side of the camera. Pull up the metal frame surrounding LCD screen starting at the side of the camera.
    • Pull up the metal frame surrounding LCD screen starting at the side of the camera.

  11. Push the metal frame away from the metal tab using the spudger, to detach the frame.
    • Push the metal frame away from the metal tab using the spudger, to detach the frame.

    • Rotate the metal frame upwards.

    • Note: The metal framing should be attached by a metal tab towards the bottom of the camera, near the function buttons.

  12. Carefully lift the metal frame from the camera. Remove the black LCD screen, leaving the thin lens pieces in place.
    • Carefully lift the metal frame from the camera.

    • Remove the black LCD screen, leaving the thin lens pieces in place.

    • Note: BE CAREFUL, both components are attached by an orange connector ribbon and cannot be removed yet!

  13. Carefully pull on the orange connector ribbon to disconnect the LCD screen. The LCD screen can be pulled out of the frame before disconnecting its connector ribbon. Note: Tweezers are helpful to disconnect the ribbon
    • Carefully pull on the orange connector ribbon to disconnect the LCD screen.

    • The LCD screen can be pulled out of the frame before disconnecting its connector ribbon.

    • Note: Tweezers are helpful to disconnect the ribbon

Conclusion

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

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Very helpful. These units still sell for a lot more than the cost of the replacement LCD

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