Introduction

This guide gives you a look at the major components of the Samsung NX3000 and provides complete disassembly instructions.

We highly suggest you use a magnetic project mat or an organization tray. This camera has many different types of screws and keeping them organized is key to proper reassembly.

Image 1/3: Turn the camera upside down. Image 2/3: Slide the button to the left to open the battery compartment. Image 3/3: Push the blue button up to release the battery.
  • If you haven't done so already, remove the lens from the camera.

  • Turn the camera upside down.

  • Slide the button to the left to open the battery compartment.

  • Push the blue button up to release the battery.

  • The battery is not shown in these photos.

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Image 1/2: Remove the silver ring with tweezers. Image 2/2: Remove the silver ring with tweezers.
  • Remove the four 7.3 mm Phillips screws from the front of the lens assembly.

  • Remove the silver ring with tweezers.

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  • Use tweezers to remove the black plastic ring and small metal ring inside the lens assembly.

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  • Use tweezers to remove the pin and small spring from the lens assembly.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 4.3 mm Phillips screw hiding inside the battery compartment. Image 2/2: Remove the 4.3 mm Phillips screw hiding inside the battery compartment.
  • Remove the three 4.3 mm Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera.

  • Remove the 4.3 mm Phillips screw hiding inside the battery compartment.

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Image 1/2: Remove the two 4.2 mm Phillips screws from the right handgrip. Image 2/2: Remove the two 4.2 mm Phillips screws from the right handgrip.
  • Remove the 4.2 mm Phillips screw from the left handgrip.

  • Remove the two 4.2 mm Phillips screws from the right handgrip.

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  • Use tweezers to pull the metal shield straight out of the external flash mount.

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  • Remove the four 5 mm Phillips screws from the external flash mount .

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  • Remove the external flash mount.

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Image 1/2: Do not attempt to remove the back case as it is attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable. Image 2/2: Do not attempt to remove the back case as it is attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable.
  • Slowly pull the bottom of the back case away from the camera.

  • Do not attempt to remove the back case as it is attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable.

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Image 1/3: Remove the back case. Image 2/3: Remove the back case. Image 3/3: Remove the back case.
  • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the flat topped connector straight up from the motherboard.

  • Remove the back case.

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  • Use the pointed end of a spudger to lift the ribbon cable straight out of the black clip located near the left handgrip.

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  • Use tweezers to pull the tripod mount out of the front case.

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  • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the large ribbon cable by prying its metal connector straight up from the motherboard.

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  • Use the pointed tip of a spudger to unlock the ZIF connector by flipping the black bar straight up from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Pull the ribbon cable straight out of the ZIF connector. Image 2/2: Pull the ribbon cable straight out of the ZIF connector.
  • Insert the pointed end of a spudger into the hole on the ribbon cable.

  • Pull the ribbon cable straight out of the ZIF connector.

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Image 1/3: Pull the ribbon straight out of the connector. Image 2/3: Pull the ribbon straight out of the connector. Image 3/3: Pull the ribbon straight out of the connector.
  • Insert the pointed end of a spudger into the hole on the ribbon cable in the bottom left corner of the motherboard.

  • Pull the ribbon straight out of the connector.

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  • Use tweezers to remove the green tape covering the ribbon cable on the image sensor.

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  • Use the pointed tip of a spudger to flip the black bar on the ZIF connector straight up from the ribbon cable.

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Image 1/2: Pull the ribbon cable straight out of the connector. Image 2/2: Pull the ribbon cable straight out of the connector.
  • Insert the pointed end of a spudger into the hole on the ribbon cable.

  • Pull the ribbon cable straight out of the connector.

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Image 1/1: The ribbon cable may be attached with adhesive.
  • Use a spudger to peel back the large ribbon cable on the sensor assembly.

  • The ribbon cable may be attached with adhesive.

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  • Remove the two black 3.8 mm Phillips screws on the sensor assembly.

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  • Remove the three 5.3 mm Phillips screws holding the sensor assembly in place.

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  • Remove the image sensor.

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Image 1/3: Remove the motherboard from the camera. Image 2/3: Remove the motherboard from the camera. Image 3/3: Remove the motherboard from the camera.
  • Remove the three 4.3 mm Phillips screws from the motherboard.

  • Remove the motherboard from the camera.

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Image 1/3: Remove the sensor frame. Image 2/3: Remove the sensor frame. Image 3/3: Remove the sensor frame.
  • Remove the two 5.3 mm Phillips screws holding the sensor frame to the case.

  • Remove the sensor frame.

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  • Remove the 4.3 mm Phillips screw in the upper left corner that secures the top plate to the front case

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  • Remove the top plate.

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Image 1/3: Five black 4.2 mm Phillips screws . Image 2/3: Four silver 5.3 mm Phillips screws. Image 3/3: Four silver 5.3 mm Phillips screws.
  • To remove the metal shield on the back case, remove the following screws:

  • Five black 4.2 mm Phillips screws .

  • Four silver 5.3 mm Phillips screws.

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Image 1/3: Remove the button panel. Image 2/3: Remove the button panel. Image 3/3: Remove the button panel.
  • Use the pointed end of a spudger to remove the ribbon cable attaching the button panel to the back case.

  • Remove the button panel.

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Image 1/2: The ribbon is held in place by adhesive. Image 2/2: The ribbon is held in place by adhesive.
  • Use a spudger to peel back the LCD ribbon from the back case.

  • The ribbon is held in place by adhesive.

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  • Use tweezers to remove the plastic cover on the LCD hinge.

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Image 1/2: Wiggle the LCD joints and pull the LCD away from the back case. Image 2/2: Wiggle the LCD joints and pull the LCD away from the back case.
  • Tilt the LCD so it lays flat against the back case.

  • Wiggle the LCD joints and pull the LCD away from the back case.

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  • You have successfully disassembled the Samsung NX 3000!

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Conclusion

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

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Excellent photo documentation.

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Thank you ernestliasa!

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Where can I found the camera's microphone?

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