Introduction

In order to replace the LCD screen you will need a PH00 screwdriver and a spudger. Be careful with the connections to the board it is easy to break.

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  • Rotate the camera to expose the underside of the camera.

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  • Slide the rounded rectangle tab to the left to release the battery cover.

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  • Push the small orange tab forward to release the battery (Battery is ready for removal).

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  • Using the Phillips 00 screwdriver, remove the two 4mm top screws above the LCD screen.

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  • Using the Phillips 00 screwdriver, remove the two 4mm side screws to the left of the LCD screen.

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  • Using the Phillips 00 screwdriver, remove the two 4mm side screws to the left of the LCD screen.

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  • Using the Phillips 00 screwdriver, remove the three 4mm screws from the underside of the camera.

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  • Using the plastic pry tool, remove the back cover from camera.

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  • Using the Phillips 00 screwdriver, remove the two 3mm screws closest to the right of the LCD screen.

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  • Using the Phiillips 00 screwdriver, remove the 4mm screw to the right of the control dial.

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  • Using the spudger, lift the control dial to the right of the LCD screen.

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  • Using the spudger, lift the connection tab and remove the control dial's orange ribbon from motherboard.

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  • Using spudger, lift the tab on the connector and remove the orange ribbon from motherboard (LCD screen is separated from camera).

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Conclusion

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

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Hello, my LCD screen is not working. One day it was fine, the next day I powered my camera and the LCD screen is only half visible. I appreciate the directions on how to take out/repair LCD screen, though where am I able to purchase a new LCD screen for my PowerShot SX500IS? Many thanks.

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