Introduction

The motherboard controls the operations of the camera. Damage to the motherboard requires an entirely new motherboard.

Parts

No parts required.

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

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

Remove battery from the camera.
  • Remove battery from the camera.

Remove the lanyard.
  • Remove the lanyard.

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.
  • 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.

Remove the single 3.8mm screw from the back face of the camera.
  • 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.
  • Remove the two 2.3mm screws from the right face of the camera.

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

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

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

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

Remove the front face by sliding it off.
  • Remove the front face by sliding it off.

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

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

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

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

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

Conclusion

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

Orlando Zuniga

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