Introduction

If your camera is physically damaged, it's possible that the motherboard was affected as well. This page is a step-by-step guide on how to remove and replace the motherboard.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Using your fingers, slide the battery compartment door to the right until  it unlocks.
    • Using your fingers, slide the battery compartment door to the right until it unlocks.

  2. Rotate the door along hinges to open.
    • Rotate the door along hinges to open.

    • Take out the battery with your fingers.

  3. Remove 2-3.4 mm screws that secure the back panel using a Phillips #000 screwdriver. Remove 4-4 mm screws on the left and right sides of the camera using a Phillips #000 screwdriver. Remove 4-4 mm screws on the left and right sides of the camera using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • Remove 2-3.4 mm screws that secure the back panel using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Remove 4-4 mm screws on the left and right sides of the camera using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  4. Remove 2-4 mm screws that secure the bottom of the camera using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • Remove 2-4 mm screws that secure the bottom of the camera using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  5. Pull back the rubber facing to access the A/V and HDMI output compartment. Remove 1-3.4mm screw inside the compartment using a Phillips #000  screwdriver.
    • Pull back the rubber facing to access the A/V and HDMI output compartment.

    • Remove 1-3.4mm screw inside the compartment using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

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  7. Once all screws are removed, pull the back facing off with your fingers.
    • Once all screws are removed, pull the back facing off with your fingers.

  8. Remove 3-4.4 mm screws that secure the small metal plate using a Phillips #000  screwdriver.
    • Remove 3-4.4 mm screws that secure the small metal plate using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  9. Carefully pop out the LCD screen with your fingers.
    • Carefully pop out the LCD screen with your fingers.

  10. Remove 6-4.4 mm screws that secure the metal cover using a Phillips #000  screwdriver. Remove 2-2.5 mm screws that secure the back panel using a Phillips #000 screwdriver. After all 8 screws are removed, pull the metal plate out with your fingers.
    • Remove 6-4.4 mm screws that secure the metal cover using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Remove 2-2.5 mm screws that secure the back panel using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • After all 8 screws are removed, pull the metal plate out with your fingers.

  11. Unlcip the  large cable by pulling up on the metal part with your finger.
    • Unlcip the large cable by pulling up on the metal part with your finger.

    • Slide out the 2 smaller cables with your fingers.

  12. Lift up the lens by grabbing the sides with your fingers.
    • Lift up the lens by grabbing the sides with your fingers.

  13. Remove 1-2.5 mm screw using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • Remove 1-2.5 mm screw using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  14. Disconnect the two orange serial cables at the top of the motherboard using your fingers. Gently remove the motherboard using your fingers.
    • Disconnect the two orange serial cables at the top of the motherboard using your fingers.

    • Gently remove the motherboard using your fingers.

    • Too much force will break the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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