Introduction

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

  1. Remove the four screws on the side with the speaker
    • Remove the four screws on the side with the speaker

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  2. Remove the four screws from the bottom of the camera.
    • 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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    • 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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    • Remove ribbon from the rear casing.

    • Set aside rear casing.

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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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