Introduction

Although a non-functioning screen would be hard to manage with this device, replacing the LCD screen is relatively easy.

Using 1.5mm Hex Screwdriver, remove two 3.0 mm hex screws on the front of the camera.
  • Using 1.5mm Hex Screwdriver, remove two 3.0 mm hex screws on the front of the camera.

  • Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove two 3.0 mm screws on the bottom of the front face.

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Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove 3.0 mm screws on the bottom of the camera closer to the back.
  • Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove 3.0 mm screws on the bottom of the camera closer to the back.

  • Using Phillips #00 screwdriver remove two 3.0 mm screws on the back of the camera. This will remove the eyelet for the camera strap and the rear cover.

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  • Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two 3.0 mm screws.

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  • Using 1.5mm Hex screwdriver, remove 3.0 mm hex screw on top edge of silver panel.

  • Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove 3.0 mm screw on bottom edge.

  • Once both screws are removed the silver side casing will slide off.

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  • Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove seven 3.0 mm screws.

  • Remove the remaining five 3.0 mm screws which hold the rear case and the control panel together.

  • The rear panel is now free from the camera.

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  • Take the spudger and wedge it in between the screen and the frame.

  • Slowly make your way around the screen with the spudger just enough to separate the screen from the frame.

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  • Take the spudger again and wedge it in the thinner frame to pry the LCD screen from the frame.

  • Make your way around with the spudger just enough to separate the screen and frame once again.

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  • Take the spudger and wedge it very carefully between the LCD screen and the very thin and fragile frame.

  • Very carefully make your way around the frame with the spudger, while making sure not to use too much force. Otherwise the screen will be damaged.

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  • Detach the LCD screen from the motherboard by detaching the orange ribbon.

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Conclusion

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

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