Introduction

Follow these instructions to remove and install a new backlight.

Turn off camera by pressing power button above the LCD screen.
  • Turn off camera by pressing power button above the LCD screen.

  • Remove the battery and memory card.

Add Comment

Remove the screws on the bottom of the camera using a 00 Philip's head screw driver
  • Remove the screws on the bottom of the camera using a 00 Philip's head screw driver

Add Comment

Remove the screws on the right side of the camera.
  • Remove the screws on the right side of the camera.

Add Comment

Remove the screws on the left of the camera underneath the "A/V out Digital" cover flap.
  • Remove the screws on the left of the camera underneath the "A/V out Digital" cover flap.

Add Comment

Remove the screws on the bottom of the camera near the battery and the memory card slots.
  • Remove the screws on the bottom of the camera near the battery and the memory card slots.

  • This screw is longer than the rest of the screws.

Add Comment

Remove the front back and side casings from the camera.
  • Remove the front back and side casings from the camera.

Add Comment

Remove the two screws that connect the LCD and backlight to the main body of the camera.
  • Remove the two screws that connect the LCD and backlight to the main body of the camera.

Add Comment

Gently pry the LCD and the backlight from the main body of the camera. Gently pry the LCD from the backlight. The thin ribbon cable is for the backlight.
  • Gently pry the LCD and the backlight from the main body of the camera.

  • Gently pry the LCD from the backlight.

    • The thin ribbon cable is for the backlight.

    • The thick ribbon cable is for the LCD screen.

Add Comment

Carefully lift the ZIF connector that covers the thick ribbon cable.
  • Carefully lift the ZIF connector that covers the thick ribbon cable.

  • This ZIF connector is fragile. Use caution when lifting it from its down position.

  • Insert the new LCD and reassemble the camera.

Add Comment

Unplug the ribbon from the housing on the circuitry.
  • Unplug the ribbon from the housing on the circuitry.

  • Take the new ribbon and insert it into the housing.

    • Tweezers or a tool with a sharp point can be used.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Emilio Rossi

Member since: 04/07/2011

113 Reputation

3 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 9-71, Walters Spring 2011 Member of Cal Poly, Team 9-71, Walters Spring 2011

CPSU-WALTERS-S11S9G71

4 Members

8 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 1,473