Introduction

This guide shows you how to remove the zoom lens from the camera.

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  • Remove the four screws on the side with the speaker

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Image 1/1: Note: Bottom screws are longer than the top ones, so label accordingly for easy reassembly
  • Remove the four screws from the bottom of the camera.

  • Note: Bottom screws are longer than the top ones, so label accordingly for easy reassembly

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  • Remove the four screws on the side opposite of the speaker.

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Image 1/1: With tweezers, carefully remove ribbon from LCD screen.
  • Once all screws have been removed, gently pry open bottom casing.

  • With tweezers, carefully remove ribbon from LCD screen.

  • Set bottom casing aside.

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Image 1/2: Set aside rear casing. Image 2/2: Set aside rear casing.
  • Remove ribbon from the rear casing.

  • Set aside rear casing.

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Image 1/2: Note: the bottom of the LCD screen is attached to the frame by a few pieces of black tape. Image 2/2: Note: the bottom of the LCD screen is attached to the frame by a few pieces of black tape.
  • Use tweezers or prongs to pry the LCD screen off from the opening.

  • Note: the bottom of the LCD screen is attached to the frame by a few pieces of black tape.

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  • Lift up the LCD screen, slowly move it to the other side.

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  • Pry off the LCD casing which is taped on to the frame.

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Image 1/3: Pull out the LCD screen with the ribbon from the camera. Image 2/3: Pull out the LCD screen with the ribbon from the camera. Image 3/3: Pull out the LCD screen with the ribbon from the camera.
  • Flip open the connector holding the ribbon.

  • Pull out the LCD screen with the ribbon from the camera.

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  • Pull apart the front casing.

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Image 1/2: Remove the lanyard loop after the screws come off. Image 2/2: Slowly pull the side casing so it becomes dislocated from the top of the camera frame.
  • Remove two screws on the side where the battery is located.

  • Remove the lanyard loop after the screws come off.

  • Slowly pull the side casing so it becomes dislocated from the top of the camera frame.

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Image 1/2: Remove the ribbon from the connector. Image 2/2: Remove the ribbon from the connector.
  • On the front of the camera near the flash flip the connector holding the ribbon.

  • Remove the ribbon from the connector.

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Image 1/3: At the bottom of the camera the L shaped frame is being held in by two plastic bumps and a metal tab. Pop the frame off the bumps and tabs. Image 2/3: Note: There is a yellow and orange wire soldered onto the camera. Be careful not to pull them off. Image 3/3: The blue box is the speaker box.
  • Carefully remove the L shaped frame from the camera.

  • At the bottom of the camera the L shaped frame is being held in by two plastic bumps and a metal tab. Pop the frame off the bumps and tabs.

  • Note: There is a yellow and orange wire soldered onto the camera. Be careful not to pull them off.

  • The blue box is the speaker box.

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Image 1/2: Flip the connector and remove the ribbon Image 2/2: Flip the connector and remove the ribbon
  • On the logic board next to the lens is a connector with a ribbon.

  • Flip the connector and remove the ribbon

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Image 1/2: Remove the two screws connecting the frame with the camera Image 2/2: Slowly pry off the frame from the camera
  • Remove the frame on the back side of the camera where the LCD screen was.

  • Remove the two screws connecting the frame with the camera

  • Slowly pry off the frame from the camera

  • After removing the frame a plastic piece with two yellow button connections should fall off.

  • Note: This plastic piece is soldered to two wires a yellow and orange one.

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  • On the back of the camera where the LCD screen was, remove 3 screws located behind the lens.

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  • Remove the large orange ribbon previously held in by screws from the camera.

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  • On the backside of the camera where the indicator lamp is located remove the two screws.

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Image 1/3: On the front side of the indicator lamp remove the a screw. Image 2/3: This should remove the indicator lamp from the lens. Image 3/3: This should remove the indicator lamp from the lens.
  • On the side of the indicator lamp remove a screw.

  • On the front side of the indicator lamp remove the a screw.

  • This should remove the indicator lamp from the lens.

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  • The lens is now detached from the camera except for the ribbon soldered onto the logic board.

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Conclusion

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

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