Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the Internal Metal Frame of the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS.

Flip the camera upside down to find the battery compartment (marked CARD/ BATT. OPEN).
  • 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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Gently press down on the orange release button found inside.
  • 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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  • 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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  • Locate the left side of the camera.

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

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Locate the Display screen in the center of the camera.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry off the LCD screen. Start on the bottom left corner—this is the furthest away from the ribbon holding it down on the right side.

  • The adhesive holding down the display should be strong enough to put the display back on.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry off the electrical ribbon connecting the LCD display to the motherboard.

Hi,

i’ve bought only the LCD screen cause my backlight is OK. Is possible to separate LCD from backlight in a way to substitute the damaged LCD with a new one? Which way? Thanks a lot for your support.

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  • Remove the two screws (5-6mm) on the left and right side of the shutter panel with a Phillips PH000 screwdriver.

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  • Lift the shutter light and pull the shutter back panel off the camera.

  • Be careful when pulling out the panel because it is connected to the motherboard.

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  • Use a PH000 screwdriver to remove the four 3.5 mm screws holding the plate in place.

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  • Use a PH000 screwdriver to remove the two 2.5 mm screws on the top of the plate.

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  • Use a PH000 scredriver to remove the two 4.5 mm screws connecting the plate to the motherboard.

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  • Gently pull the plate away from the camera. Part of the plate extends inside the camera beneath the shutter, so be sure to not angle the plate as you pull.

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Conclusion

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

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