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.

Rotate the camera to expose the underside of the camera.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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. Using the Phillips 00 screwdriver, remove the two 4mm top screws above the LCD screen. Using the Phillips 00 screwdriver, remove the two 4mm top screws above the LCD screen.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Using the plastic pry tool, remove the back cover from camera.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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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