Introduction

The motherboard connects everything in the camera together. A working Motherboard is essential for the camera to function properly as a complete unit.

Image 1/3: Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove two 3.0 mm screws on the bottom of the front face. Image 2/3: Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove two 3.0 mm screws on the bottom of the front face. Image 3/3: Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove two 3.0 mm screws on the bottom of the front face.
  • 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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Image 1/3: 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. Image 2/3: 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. Image 3/3: 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.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove 3.0 mm screw on bottom edge. Image 2/3: Once both screws are removed the silver side casing will slide off. Image 3/3: Once both screws are removed the silver side casing will slide off.
  • 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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Image 1/3: The fourth clasp is concealed by the battery door. To reach the clasp see [guide|39114] for instructions. Image 2/3: The fourth clasp is concealed by the battery door. To reach the clasp see [guide|39114] for instructions. Image 3/3: The fourth clasp is concealed by the battery door. To reach the clasp see [guide|39114] for instructions.

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Image 1/3: Remove the remaining five 3.0 mm screws which hold the rear case and the control panel together. Image 2/3: The rear panel is now free from the camera. Image 3/3: The rear panel is now free from the camera.
  • 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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  • Using Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove four 3.0 mm screws holding motherboard in place.

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Image 1/1: Move the spudger in an upward motion to pry the motherboard out of the plastic housing. Work all the way around the motherboard until the motherboard is free.
  • Insert the spudger in between the side case pannel and the motherboard.

  • Move the spudger in an upward motion to pry the motherboard out of the plastic housing. Work all the way around the motherboard until the motherboard is free.

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Image 1/2: For instructions on desoldering see [guide|750] Image 2/2: For instructions on desoldering see [guide|750]
  • There are four wires that are soldered to the motherboard. Detach these wires from the motherboard by desoldering them.This will free the motherboard.

  • For instructions on desoldering see How To Solder and Desolder Connections

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Conclusion

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

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