Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the Internal Button Sensor Plate for the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS.

Image 1/1: Press into the grooves of the battery door and slide the panel in the direction of the arrow.
  • Flip the camera upside down to find the battery compartment (marked CARD/ BATT. OPEN).

  • Press into the grooves of the battery door and slide the panel in the direction of the arrow.

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Image 1/1: After pressing the release button, pull the battery out of the camera.
  • Gently press down on the orange release button found inside.

  • After pressing the release button, pull the battery out of the camera.

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Image 1/2: Use a Phillips PH000 to remove the two 4mm screws near the center of the camera. Image 2/2: Use a Phillips PH000 to remove the two 6mm screws on the ends of the camera.
  • Flip over the camera.

  • Use a Phillips PH000 to remove the two 4mm screws near the center of the camera.

  • Use a Phillips PH000 to remove the two 6mm screws on the ends of the camera.

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Image 1/2: Use a Philips PH000 to remove the two 6mm screws. Image 2/2: Use a Philips PH000 to remove the two 6mm screws.
  • Locate the left side of the camera.

  • Use a Philips PH000 to remove the two 6mm screws.

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Image 1/2: Use the Phillips PH000 to remove the 4mm screw located next to the HDMI port. Image 2/2: Use the Phillips PH000 to remove the two 7mm screws near the USB port.
  • Rotate the camera to the side with the removable cover containing the HDMI and mini USB ports.

  • Use the Phillips PH000 to remove the 4mm screw located next to the HDMI port.

  • Use the Phillips PH000 to remove the two 7mm screws near the USB port.

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Image 1/3: Use a Phillips PH000 to remove the two 6mm screws above the LCD screen. Image 2/3: Once the screws are out the back panel, it is ready to be taken off. Grip the backside of the camera and pull it away evenly on every side. The backside must come off straight from the front. Image 3/3: Once the screws are out the back panel, it is ready to be taken off. Grip the backside of the camera and pull it away evenly on every side. The backside must come off straight from the front.
  • Rotate the camera to locate the side with the LCD screen.

  • Use a Phillips PH000 to remove the two 6mm screws above the LCD screen.

  • Once the screws are out the back panel, it is ready to be taken off. Grip the backside of the camera and pull it away evenly on every side. The backside must come off straight from the front.

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Image 1/2: Use a Phillips PH000 to remove the two 3mm screws on the panel. Image 2/2: Use a Phillips PH000 to remove the 3mm screw connected to the motherboard.
  • Locate the Internal Button Sensor Plate. This is the white and silver plate to the right of the LCD Display.

  • Use a Phillips PH000 to remove the two 3mm screws on the panel.

  • Use a Phillips PH000 to remove the 3mm screw connected to the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Use a plastic opening tool to pop the electrical ribbon out from the ribbon slot. Image 2/2: Use a plastic opening tool to pop the electrical ribbon out from the ribbon slot.
  • Peel off the plate. Be careful, as the plate is connected to the motherboard underneath by a ribbon.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to pop the electrical ribbon out from the ribbon slot.

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Conclusion

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

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