Introduction

If the LCD screen is damaged or malfunctioning, replacing with a new one may solve the issue. Most of the camera has to be taken apart in order to remove the screen.

Power off the camera.
  • Power off the camera.

  • Leaving the camera on while removing presents the risk of electrical shock or permanent data loss.

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Push down on the center button and turn the dial on the side counterclockwise to open the battery compartment. Push down on the center button and turn the dial on the side counterclockwise to open the battery compartment.
  • Push down on the center button and turn the dial on the side counterclockwise to open the battery compartment.

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Pull the orange tab towards the hinge to release the battery.
  • Pull the orange tab towards the hinge to release the battery.

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Pry the black button plate off using a plastic opening tool. Buttons can fall out easily.
  • Pry the black button plate off using a plastic opening tool.

  • Buttons can fall out easily.

  • It's easiest to start from the side exposed by an open battery compartment.

  • When putting this plate back on, orientate the buttons as shown to properly fit back into the plate.

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Pull the three buttons out.
  • Pull the three buttons out.

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Remove one Phillips screw with a Phillips head 0 screwdriver
  • Remove one Phillips screw with a Phillips head 0 screwdriver

  • Remove one hex head screw with a hex 1.3 screwdriver bit.

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Deck the Halls
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Unscrew two 4.0mm long hex head screws with a hex 1.3 screwdriver bit.
  • Unscrew two 4.0mm long hex head screws with a hex 1.3 screwdriver bit.

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Unscrew five 4.0mm screws with a Phillips head 0 screwdriver
  • Unscrew five 4.0mm screws with a Phillips head 0 screwdriver

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Pry the black bottom plate off using a plastic opening tool.
  • Pry the black bottom plate off using a plastic opening tool.

  • It is easier to start on the side of the open battery compartment.

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Pry the front plate off using a plastic opening tool. It's recommended to start at the ridge on the top or bottom side.
  • Pry the front plate off using a plastic opening tool.

  • It's recommended to start at the ridge on the top or bottom side.

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Lift off the front plate.
  • Lift off the front plate.

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Pry the back plate off with a plastic opening tool Pry the back plate off with a plastic opening tool Pry the back plate off with a plastic opening tool
  • Pry the back plate off with a plastic opening tool

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Pry the two latches off using a spudger.
  • Pry the two latches off using a spudger.

  • It takes some force to pry the latches off, so be careful to not break them.

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Pry the remaining latches with a plastic opening tool. It's best to start on the opposite side. Then pry off the top and end at the bottom. It may take some force to remove this, but be careful to not break the latches off.
  • Pry the remaining latches with a plastic opening tool.

  • It's best to start on the opposite side. Then pry off the top and end at the bottom.

  • It may take some force to remove this, but be careful to not break the latches off.

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Pull the two halves apart.
  • Pull the two halves apart.

  • Reattach the LCD ribbon cable into the slot before closing the halves when reassembling.

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Unscrew seven 4.0 mm screws with a Phillips 00 screwdriver. Unscrew four 3.0 mm screws with a Phillips 00 screwdriver..
  • Unscrew seven 4.0 mm screws with a Phillips 00 screwdriver.

  • Unscrew four 3.0 mm screws with a Phillips 00 screwdriver..

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Use the plastic opening tool to gently lift the LCD screen up.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to gently lift the LCD screen up.

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Conclusion

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

Cory Teixeira

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