Introduction

The flash bulb is essential for to take dimly lit photographs. If the flash goes out, your camera will have severely limited functionality.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Push the small orange tab to the side so the battery can be removed.
  • Slide open the battery cover.

  • Push the small orange tab to the side so the battery can be removed.

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  • Slide the battery out of the battery compartment.

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Image 1/2: The screws are different sizes. The .125 inch screw is located under the USB port cover. The 0.85 inch screw goes in the lower hole on the panel. Image 2/2: When looking at the back of the camera, these two screws are on the right panel of the camera.
  • Two Phillips screws need to be removed using a #00 Phillips screwdriver. The upper screw is under the USB port cover, which can simply be pulled away gently from the casing. the lower screw is visible on the panel.

  • The screws are different sizes. The .125 inch screw is located under the USB port cover. The 0.85 inch screw goes in the lower hole on the panel.

  • When looking at the back of the camera, these two screws are on the right panel of the camera.

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  • Remove the right side cover from the camera casing.

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  • Remove a .07 inch Phillips screw using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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  • Remove two .085 inch Phillips screws from the left side of the camera using a #00 Philips screwdriver.

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  • Remove the left side cover from the camera.

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  • Remove three .15 inch Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Remove the internal camera components and layout out all pieces on a clean surface. Image 2/2: The front and back cover may require gentle rocking to remove.
  • Once the casing is unscrewed, hold the camera with one side facing down, and lift the opposite face of the casing to open it.

  • Remove the internal camera components and layout out all pieces on a clean surface.

  • The front and back cover may require gentle rocking to remove.

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Image 1/1: Gently remove the ribbon from the ribbon gate by pulling it away from the gate with the pry tool.
  • Carefully wedge the pry tool under the ribbon in the ribbon gate.

  • Gently remove the ribbon from the ribbon gate by pulling it away from the gate with the pry tool.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to damage the ribbon.
  • Gently press the ribbon back to get access to a Phillips screw behind it.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

  • Unscrew two .125 inch long Phillips screws using a #00 Philips screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to damage the ribbon. Image 2/3: Pull the button board away from the rest of the camera. Image 3/3: Pull the button board away from the rest of the camera.
  • Remove the ribbon with a pry tool by gently pulling it out of the ribbon gate tab.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

  • Pull the button board away from the rest of the camera.

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  • Unscrew one .113 inch Phillips screw using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: Be careful, the LCD screen is still connect to the camera by a ribbon cable.
  • Lift the LCD screen up and away from the tab that holds it in place on the face of the camera.

  • Be careful, the LCD screen is still connect to the camera by a ribbon cable.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to damage the ribbon. Image 2/2: The LCD can now be completely removed from the camera.
  • Gently press the pry tool under the ribbon gate and lift up to free the ribbon connecting the LCD to the circuit board.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

  • The LCD can now be completely removed from the camera.

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Image 1/1: Unscrew one .01 inch Phillips screw using a #00 Phillips screwdriver from the front of the camera.
  • Arrange camera so it is facing up towards you.

  • Unscrew one .01 inch Phillips screw using a #00 Phillips screwdriver from the front of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to damage the ribbon.
  • Gently remove the indicated ribbon from respective ribbon gates.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to damage wire connector during removal.
  • Place spudger under white connector and gently lift it vertically out of its slot.

  • Be careful not to damage wire connector during removal.

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  • Unscrew three .065 inch Phillips screws using a #00 Phillips screwdriver from the back of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to damage the ribbon on the rest of the camera.
  • Gently pull away flash bulb assembly from the rest of the camera.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon on the rest of the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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