Introduction

Replace the flash of the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.

Locate the battery compartment on the bottom of the camera.
  • Locate the battery compartment on the bottom of the camera.

  • Push the latch on the outside of the battery door to the right to get to the battery pack inside.

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Pull the brown latch on the inside of the battery door towards your palm (to the left). The battery pack should pop out (battery not pictured).
  • Pull the brown latch on the inside of the battery door towards your palm (to the left). The battery pack should pop out (battery not pictured).

  • Now remove the battery pack from the camera with your fingers.

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Lift up the flash as you would when using and activating the flash.
  • Lift up the flash as you would when using and activating the flash.

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Remove the two Phillips #000 screws, length 3 mm, on both sides of the flash. Remove the two Phillips #000 screws, length 3 mm, on both sides of the flash.
  • Remove the two Phillips #000 screws, length 3 mm, on both sides of the flash.

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Pull off the back encasement of the flash with your fingers. The internals will now become visible.
  • Pull off the back encasement of the flash with your fingers. The internals will now become visible.

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Locate the black, white and the beige wires. Desolder these wires at the point of connection with the bulb. See the guide on this link for soldering and desoldering.
  • Locate the black, white and the beige wires. Desolder these wires at the point of connection with the bulb.

  • See the guide on this link for soldering and desoldering.

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Once the wires have been desoldered, pull the flash out of its casing. Remove one end of the rubber band holding the bulb in place. Slide the bulb out of the flash.
  • Once the wires have been desoldered, pull the flash out of its casing.

  • Remove one end of the rubber band holding the bulb in place.

  • Slide the bulb out of the flash.

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Completely remove the rubber band from the flash bulb. Completely remove the rubber band from the flash bulb.
  • Completely remove the rubber band from the flash bulb.

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Conclusion

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

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Hello! excellent explanation . Thank you very much! I have a question : could you tell me where I can buy the replacement lamp ? I already tried searching online but can not find anywhere that sells it. Thank you very much , greetings !

German Witt - Reply

I need a bulb, no one can tell where you can find a bulb, and it says no parts needed. that's stupid since you need a replacement bulb that you can't find. without it all this is useless.

buborek1974 - Reply

Where can i found the replacement bulb???Why it is written that there is no need for replacement parts?

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