Introduction

How to remove and replace the logic board.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the batteries from the camera to prevent danger of electric shock.
  • Remove the batteries from the camera to prevent danger of electric shock.

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Locate all five screws on the camera. Then proceed to remove all the screws. Locate all five screws on the camera. Then proceed to remove all the screws. Locate all five screws on the camera. Then proceed to remove all the screws.
  • Locate all five screws on the camera. Then proceed to remove all the screws.

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Beware, if your screwdriver does not fit properly, you may damage the screws' heads.
  • Beware, if your screwdriver does not fit properly, you may damage the screws' heads.

  • If your screwdriver does not fit, or you do not have the proper one, you can use a hot glue gun to fix the screwdriver to the head of the screw. Wait for it to harden slightly, and then try to remove the screws.

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Remove outer case.  Pull the back away from the main body of the camera. Remove outer case.  Pull the back away from the main body of the camera.
  • Remove outer case. Pull the back away from the main body of the camera.

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Locate the LCD screen and anchoring screw.
  • Locate the LCD screen and anchoring screw.

  • Remove screw.

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Carefully pull the LCD screen away from the board it is connected to.
  • Carefully pull the LCD screen away from the board it is connected to.

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Push both blue switches away from the holding device to unleach lcd ribbon.
  • Push both blue switches away from the holding device to unleach lcd ribbon.

  • Be careful when removing ribbon. If you damage it, you will need to replace it as well.

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Carefully detach the ribbon from where it was connected by the blue pins.
  • Carefully detach the ribbon from where it was connected by the blue pins.

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Now that everything has been disconnected from the board, remove LCD screen.
  • Now that everything has been disconnected from the board, remove LCD screen.

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Remove the two screws holding the circuit board down.
  • Remove the two screws holding the circuit board down.

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Remove black sticky tape from circuit board and camera case. Remove black sticky tape from circuit board and camera case.
  • Remove black sticky tape from circuit board and camera case.

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Gently pull the circuit board away from the front side of the camera. Be careful when removing assembly as to not break any solder leads or damage lens assembly.
  • Gently pull the circuit board away from the front side of the camera.

  • Be careful when removing assembly as to not break any solder leads or damage lens assembly.

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Remove the logic board by pulling straight away from assembly. Remove the logic board by pulling straight away from assembly.
  • Remove the logic board by pulling straight away from assembly.

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Conclusion

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

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