Introduction

Broken viewfinder? Follow the steps below to get your camera working like new.

Remove the two 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these positions on the left side of the camera with a screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these positions on the left side of the camera with a screwdriver.

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Remove the three 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these locations on the bottom of the camera with a screwdriver.
  • Remove the three 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these locations on the bottom of the camera with a screwdriver.

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Remove the four 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these positions on the right side of the camera with a screwdriver.
  • Remove the four 3.5 mm Phillips #1 screws in these positions on the right side of the camera with a screwdriver.

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Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the left side.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the left side.

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Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the bottom.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the bottom.

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Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the left side, then remove the back panel from the camera. Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the left side, then remove the back panel from the camera.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the back panel from the camera on the left side, then remove the back panel from the camera.

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Use a plastic opening tool to separate the LCD screen from the camera.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the LCD screen from the camera.

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Flip up the black tab holding the LCD ribbon wire in place and remove wire. Flip up the black tab holding the LCD ribbon wire in place and remove wire.
  • Flip up the black tab holding the LCD ribbon wire in place and remove wire.

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Remove the highlighted 2.7 mm Phillips #1 screws to release the metal cover. Remove the highlighted 2.7 mm Phillips #1 screws to release the metal cover.
  • Remove the highlighted 2.7 mm Phillips #1 screws to release the metal cover.

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Turn the camera on its side and remove the highlighted 2.7 mm Phillips #1 screws.
  • Turn the camera on its side and remove the highlighted 2.7 mm Phillips #1 screws.

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Lift and remove viewfinder cover
  • Lift and remove viewfinder cover

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the ribbon wire from inside the camera
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the ribbon wire from inside the camera

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Remove the viewfinder assembly from the camera
  • Remove the viewfinder assembly from the camera

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Conclusion

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

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