Introduction

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

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

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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Lift up the LCD screen, slowly move it to the other side.
  • 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. Pry off the LCD casing which is taped on to the frame.
  • 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. 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. Pull apart the front casing.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. The lens is now detached from the camera except for the ribbon soldered onto the logic board.
  • 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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