Introduction

The LCD screen will often go black and remain non-responsive. This guide will take you through the steps of replacing the broken screen and installing a new one.

Image 1/3: Use a small #00 Phillips flat head screwdriver. Image 2/3: Keep all the screws in a container and the two different types separate. Image 3/3: Keep all the screws in a container and the two different types separate.
  • Remove the two screws on the right side of the camera and the two screws on the left side.

  • Use a small #00 Phillips flat head screwdriver.

  • Keep all the screws in a container and the two different types separate.

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Image 1/2: You need a three-prong screw driver for two of the three screws; keep these screws separate. Image 2/2: You need a three-prong screw driver for two of the three screws; keep these screws separate.
  • Remove the three screws from the bottom of the camera.

  • You need a three-prong screw driver for two of the three screws; keep these screws separate.

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Image 1/3: There will be a ribbon cable attaching the front panel to the motherboard, be sure not to tear this. Image 2/3: There will be a ribbon cable attaching the front panel to the motherboard, be sure not to tear this. Image 3/3: There will be a ribbon cable attaching the front panel to the motherboard, be sure not to tear this.
  • Remove the back by carefully flipping it open to the right side.

  • There will be a ribbon cable attaching the front panel to the motherboard, be sure not to tear this.

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Image 1/2: There is also a ribbon cable attaching the LCD screen to the motherboard, be careful not to tear it. Image 2/2: There is also a ribbon cable attaching the LCD screen to the motherboard, be careful not to tear it.
  • Pull the LCD screen to the left slightly, lift it and flip it open to the right.

  • There is also a ribbon cable attaching the LCD screen to the motherboard, be careful not to tear it.

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Image 1/2: Gently slide the cable out of the lock; the LCD screen is now free to be removed. Image 2/2: Gently slide the cable out of the lock; the LCD screen is now free to be removed.
  • Using a small flat head screw driver, flip open the black lever to release the ribbon cable.

  • Gently slide the cable out of the lock; the LCD screen is now free to be removed.

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  • Using your index finger, guide the cable of the new screen into place. Lock it in by pushing the black lever back down.

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Conclusion

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

Kyle Kaczmar

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