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Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement

What you need

  1. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 2 Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two 2.9 mm screws from the side panel closest to the camera lens.

  2. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 2.9 mm screws from the camera bottom panel.

  3. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 2.9 mm screws from the side panel farthest from the lens.

  4. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Pull the back panel away from the camera body, starting at the end with the function buttons.

  5. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the small cover panel and the attached wrist strap mount.

  6. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement, Front Case: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the front cover by gently pulling it away from the camera body.

  7. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Place the front cover, back cover, and wrist strap mount in a safe place until you are ready for reassembly.

  8. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement, LCD Screen: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 2.4 mm screws located at the top of the LCD panel.

  9. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Pull up the metal frame surrounding the LCD screen starting at the side of the camera.

  10. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Push the metal frame away from the metal tab using the spudger to detach the frame.

    • Rotate the metal frame upwards.

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

  11. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 2 Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 11, image 2 of 2
    • Carefully lift the metal frame from the camera.

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

    • BE CAREFUL; both components are attached by an orange connector ribbon and cannot be removed yet.

  12. Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 3 Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 12, image 2 of 3 Canon PowerShot SD1000 LCD Screen Replacement: step 12, image 3 of 3
    Tool used on this step:
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    • 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.

    • 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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