Introduction

The lens is used for capturing specific scenes and to feed these scenes into the camera.

Parts

No parts required.

Slide grey latch to open the battery compartment.
  • Slide grey latch to open the battery compartment.

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Push orange retaining clip to the right to free battery.
  • Push orange retaining clip to the right to free battery.

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  • Remove battery from the camera.

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  • Remove the lanyard.

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  • Remove the two 2.3mm screws (underneath the name plate) and two 2.8mm screws (next to the threaded tripod mount) from the bottom face of the camera.

  • Be careful to keep track of the different screw sizes as you proceed with this guide.

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  • Remove the single 3.8mm screw from the back face of the camera.

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  • Remove the two 2.3mm screws from the right face of the camera.

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  • Remove the two 3.2mm screws (outside edge) and two 3.7mm screws (towards middle) from the left side of the camera body.

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  • Pull the back face panel away from the front end of the body. This may take some wiggling and force.

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  • Remove the CF card door from the left side of the camera body.

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  • Remove the rubber digital a/v out cap by sliding it out of the groove on the front plate.

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  • Remove the front face by sliding it off.

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  • Remove the rubber seal that goes over the right side of the viewfinder.

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  • Remove the two 3.9mm screws that retain the laminated cooper sheet.

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  • Remove the seven wire connections that connect to the motherboard.

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  • Remove the single 3.8mm screw that is on the motherboard.

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  • Carefully remove the motherboard from the main frame of the camera body.

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  • After completing the removal of the motherboard, remove the tripod mounting screws (3.4mm) on the left side

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  • Carefully pry the left side of the housing plate from the bottom of the tripod mounting plate, releasing it from the two alignment pegs next to the screws

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  • Lift the left side of the tripod mounting plate towards you, lift free the mounting plate from the rest of the assembly

  • Be careful because there are still wire connections attached to the mounting plate which you don't want to remove

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  • Remove the 2.1mm screws from the bottom and top of the screen connecting it to the housing plate

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  • Unsolder the four points at the top of the screen with a soldering iron

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  • You do not need to unsolder the screen to get to the lens, but follow the rest of the steps to free the screen from the housing plate.

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  • Remove the card-reader shield by removing the screw at the top of the shield.

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  • Remove the 2 black screws that attach the battery box to the housing plate.

  • The second picture shows the battery box detached from the housing plate.

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  • Remove the three (3.1mm) black screws that were behind the screen and battery box.

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  • Carefully remove the lens.

  • Remove the bottom side of the lens first before the viewfinder side.

  • Be careful of wires and delicate parts.

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Conclusion

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

Joseph Melo

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Camera in the pictures is not Canon Powershot S200

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