Parts

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Remove the two screws from the side panel closest to the camera lens.
  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • 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

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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.

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  • 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.

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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

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

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  • 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.

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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.

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  • Remove the two 2.90 mm screws from the motherboard.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • The motherboard (left) is now separated from the lens.

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Conclusion

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

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Which part is the CCD sensor?

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