Introduction

Use this guide to access LCD screen and make repairs.

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  • Identify the battery port on the underside of the camera.

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  • Using your thumb, slide the port to the right and release.

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  • Remove the battery.

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Image 1/3: Remove the two side screws, indicated by the red circles, using a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Image 2/3: Remove the screw in the battery port, indicated by the blue circle, again using a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Image 3/3: Remove the front face by gently peeling the housing away from the camera.
  • To avoid severe electric shock do not remove or tamper with internal camera flash components. An electrical capacitor is attached to the flash that can discharge if contact is made.

  • Remove the two side screws, indicated by the red circles, using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Remove the screw in the battery port, indicated by the blue circle, again using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Remove the front face by gently peeling the housing away from the camera.

You also need to remove the two #00 screws on the bottom (next to the tripod mount threaded hole) and the small screw under the AV Out door on the side.

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Image 1/3: Pivot the back face clockwise as seen in the second photo. Image 2/3: Pivot the back face clockwise as seen in the second photo. Image 3/3: Pivot the back face clockwise as seen in the second photo.
  • Remove the back face by using a spudger to lift the tab highlighted in yellow

  • Pivot the back face clockwise as seen in the second photo.

You need to remove the #00 screw on the side holding the front back panel (shown in the second image already removed)

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  • Remove the A/V port cover [no tools are necessary]

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  • Remove the three screws attached to the bottom of the LCD brackets

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Image 1/2: Remove the three quarter bracket around the LCD screen. Image 2/2: Remove the three quarter bracket around the LCD screen.
  • Remove the one quarter bracket around the LCD screen

  • Remove the three quarter bracket around the LCD screen.

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Image 1/3: First, use a spudger to pry the the two tabs from the small guide pins. Image 2/3: Second, slide the bracket to the right as indicated in the second picture while lifting up. A small tab is holding the final bracket in place. Image 3/3: Remove the square metal bracket.
  • Please Note: There are two areas of interest before removing the final bracket.

    • First, use a spudger to pry the the two tabs from the small guide pins.

    • Second, slide the bracket to the right as indicated in the second picture while lifting up. A small tab is holding the final bracket in place.

  • Remove the square metal bracket.

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  • At this point the screen should be easy to lift from the camera body.

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  • Lift the LCD screen and remove the two ribbon cables.

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Conclusion

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

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