Introduction

If your power button is jammed or isn't working properly, this guide will simply demonstrate on how to replace the power button in a Canon Vixia HF S10. For this particular fix, you will need a few items: your hands, a plastic opening tool, a Phillips screwdriver, and a magnetic mat to keep the screws in place.

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  • Turn the camcorder upside down and remove the three 3x4 mm Phillips screws securing the black plastic case.

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Image 1/3: Remove the three 3x4 mm Phillips screws securing the black panel plastic case. Image 2/3: From the inner corner in between the panel and the LCD screen, remove the two 2x2.5 mm Phillips screws and the 3x4 mm Phillips screw. Image 3/3: From the inner corner in between the panel and the LCD screen, remove the two 2x2.5 mm Phillips screws and the 3x4 mm Phillips screw.
  • Flip open the LCD screen.

  • Remove the three 3x4 mm Phillips screws securing the black panel plastic case.

  • From the inner corner in between the panel and the LCD screen, remove the two 2x2.5 mm Phillips screws and the 3x4 mm Phillips screw.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 2x2.25 mm Phillips screw located at the top of the screw hinge. Image 2/2: Remove the 2x2.25 mm Phillips screw located at the top of the screw hinge.
  • Remove the black plastic covering with your fingers. Underneath the covering, you will find a screw hinge.

  • Remove the 2x2.25 mm Phillips screw located at the top of the screw hinge.

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Image 1/2: Once panel is off, remove the two 1x2.5 mm Phillips screws. Image 2/2: Once panel is off, remove the two 1x2.5 mm Phillips screws.
  • Using your fingers remove the panel from the base of the camcorder.

  • Once panel is off, remove the two 1x2.5 mm Phillips screws.

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  • Turn the camcorder upside down and remove the four 2x2.25 mm Phillips screws.

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Image 1/2: Remove the two 1x2.5 mm Phillips screws. Image 2/2: Remove the two 1x2.5 mm Phillips screws.
  • Turn the camcorder to the side and remove the strap.

  • Remove the two 1x2.5 mm Phillips screws.

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Image 1/2: Remove the two 2x2.5mm Phillips screws located at the top Image 2/2: Remove the two 2x2.5mm Phillips screws located at the top
  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry off the side panel from the base of the camcorder.

  • Remove the two 2x2.5mm Phillips screws located at the top

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  • Remove the two 3x4 mm Phillips screws beneath the two covers (AV & DCIN).

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Image 1/3: Remove the four 3x2.5 mm Phillips screws. Image 2/3: Using your fingers, remove the metal casing. Image 3/3: Using your fingers, remove the metal casing.
  • Slide open the "Optical Image Stabilizer" cover located at the top of the camcorder.

  • Remove the four 3x2.5 mm Phillips screws.

  • Using your fingers, remove the metal casing.

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Image 1/3: Remove the four Phillips screws located underneath the top cover..; three 3x4 mm Phillips screws and one 2x2.5 mm Phillips screw. Image 2/3: Remove the two 3x2.5 mm Phillips screws from the metal casing located underneath the top cover. Image 3/3: Remove the two 3x2.5 mm Phillips screws from the metal casing located underneath the top cover.
  • Using your fingers pop off the top cover of the camcorder.

  • Remove the four Phillips screws located underneath the top cover..; three 3x4 mm Phillips screws and one 2x2.5 mm Phillips screw.

  • Remove the two 3x2.5 mm Phillips screws from the metal casing located underneath the top cover.

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Image 1/2: Remove the power button. Image 2/2: Remove the power button.
  • Using your fingers, slightly move the metal casing.

  • Remove the power button.

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Conclusion

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

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