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.

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.
  • 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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Remove the  four 7.3 mm Phillips screws from the front of the lens assembly. 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. Use tweezers to remove the black plastic ring  and small metal ring inside the lens assembly.
  • 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. Use tweezers to remove the pin and small spring from the lens assembly. Use tweezers to remove the pin and small spring from the lens assembly.
  • Use tweezers to remove the pin and small spring from the lens assembly.

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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.
  • 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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Remove the 4.2 mm Phillips screw from the left handgrip. 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. Use tweezers to pull the metal shield straight out of the external flash mount.
  • 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 .
  • Remove the four 5 mm Phillips screws from the external flash mount .

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Remove the external flash mount. Remove the external flash mount.
  • Remove the external flash mount.

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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.
  • 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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Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the flat topped connector straight up from the motherboard. Remove the back case. 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. Use the pointed end of a spudger to lift the ribbon cable straight out of the black clip located near the left handgrip. Use the pointed end of a spudger to lift the ribbon cable straight out of the black clip located near the left handgrip.
  • 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. Use tweezers to pull the tripod mount out of the front case.
  • 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. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the large ribbon cable by prying its metal connector straight up from the motherboard. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the large ribbon cable by prying its metal connector straight up from the motherboard.
  • 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. Use the pointed tip of a spudger to unlock the ZIF connector by flipping the black bar straight up from the motherboard. Use the pointed tip of a spudger to unlock the ZIF connector by flipping the black bar straight up from the motherboard.
  • 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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Insert the pointed end of a spudger into the hole on the ribbon cable. 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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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. 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. Use tweezers to remove the green tape covering the ribbon cable on the image sensor. Use tweezers to remove the green tape covering the ribbon cable on the image sensor.
  • 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. Use the pointed tip of a spudger to  flip the black bar on the ZIF connector straight up from the ribbon cable.
  • 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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Insert the pointed end of a spudger into the hole on the ribbon cable. 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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Use a spudger to peel back the large ribbon cable on the sensor assembly.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Remove the three 5.3 mm Phillips screws holding the sensor assembly in place.

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Remove the image sensor.
  • Remove the image sensor.

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Remove the three 4.3 mm Phillips screws from the motherboard. Remove the motherboard from the camera. 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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Remove the two 5.3  mm Phillips screws holding the sensor frame to the case. Remove the sensor frame. 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 Remove the 4.3 mm Phillips screw in the upper left corner that secures the top plate to the front case
  • 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. Remove the top plate.
  • Remove the top plate.

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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.
  • 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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Use the pointed end of a spudger to remove the ribbon cable  attaching the button panel to the back case. Remove the button panel. 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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Use a spudger to peel back the LCD ribbon from the back case. 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. Use tweezers to remove the plastic cover on the LCD hinge.
  • Use tweezers to remove the plastic cover on the LCD hinge.

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Tilt the LCD so it lays flat against the back case. 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!
  • 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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