Parts

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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. 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

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Remove the metal frame on the side closest to the flash mechanism. This will  expose the screw securing the flash assembly. Remove the metal frame on the side closest to the flash mechanism. This will  expose the screw securing the flash assembly.
  • Remove the metal frame on the side closest to the flash mechanism. This will expose the screw securing the flash assembly.

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Remove the screw securing the flash assembly.
  • Remove the screw securing the flash assembly.

  • Note: The screw is 2.4mm long.

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Use the spudger to carefully disconnect the flash assembly ribbon from the black connector lock.
  • Use the spudger to carefully disconnect the flash assembly ribbon from the black connector lock.

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Remove the flash assembly. Note: BE CAREFUL, when handling the flash assembly; touching the capacitor (the black cylinder) could shock you
  • Remove the flash assembly.

  • Note: BE CAREFUL, when handling the flash assembly; touching the capacitor (the black cylinder) could shock you

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Remove the  2.90mm screw from the lens, near the motherboard.
  • Remove the 2.90mm screw from the lens, near the motherboard.

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Using the spudger remove the shutter button  by prying the small tab on the front side of the camera. Using the spudger remove the shutter button  by prying the small tab on the front side of the camera.
  • Using the spudger remove the shutter button by prying the small tab on the front side of the camera.

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With a spudger disconnect the orange connector ribbon as shown. Disconnect the orange connector ribbon that is located under the now removed shutter button.
  • With a spudger disconnect the orange connector ribbon as shown.

  • Disconnect the orange connector ribbon that is located under the now removed shutter button.

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Remove the two 2.90 mm screws from the motherboard.
  • Remove the two 2.90 mm screws from the motherboard.

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With Tweezers detach the bottom orange ribbon.
  • With Tweezers detach the bottom orange ribbon.

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Remove the screws shown. Start with the outside 6 (3-2.90mm & 3-2.40mm) screws on the metal frame. Then remove the 6 (2.40mm) screws on the back of the lens piece
  • Remove the screws shown. Start with the outside 6 (3-2.90mm & 3-2.40mm) screws on the metal frame. Then remove the 6 (2.40mm) screws on the back of the lens piece

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With spudger gently remove the Viewfinder Window that is directly above the lens.
  • With spudger gently remove the Viewfinder Window that is directly above the lens.

Remove screw attaching viewfinder piece to lens framing.

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Detach the mother board with lens from body of camera. Carefully remove the lens from the motherboard. Use tweezers to remove any of the 4 connecting ribbons from the lens. Your lens has been removed from the motherboard and bottom framing.
  • Detach the mother board with lens from body of camera.

  • Carefully remove the lens from the motherboard. Use tweezers to remove any of the 4 connecting ribbons from the lens.

  • Your lens has been removed from the motherboard and bottom framing.

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Conclusion

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

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