Introduction

This guide shows how to replace a Fujifilm X30 lens that may be cracked or damaged.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Place your thumb on the switch, and slide it towards the center of the camera. Image 2/2: The compartment will pop open.
  • Turn the camera upside down.

  • Place your thumb on the switch, and slide it towards the center of the camera.

  • The compartment will pop open.

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  • Once you have the battery compartment open, slide the orange tab away from the battery until it ejects.

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  • Pull the battery out.

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Image 1/3: Remove the three 3.6 mm silver screws located on the bottom of the camera. Image 2/3: Remove all four of the 4.7 mm screws from the sides of the camera. Image 3/3: Remove all four of the 4.7 mm screws from the sides of the camera.
  • Begin by removing the outside screws using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver:

    • Remove the three 3.6 mm silver screws located on the bottom of the camera.

    • Remove all four of the 4.7 mm screws from the sides of the camera.

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Image 1/2: Lift up the screen and remove the two 4.5 mm screws located in the bottom corners. Image 2/2: Remove the 4.0 mm screw that is located behind the screen and directly under the eye piece.
  • Remove all screws listed below using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver:

    • Lift up the screen and remove the two 4.5 mm screws located in the bottom corners.

    • Remove the 4.0 mm screw that is located behind the screen and directly under the eye piece.

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  • Carefully remove the bottom piece of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Gently pull off the back of the camera from the left side so that it is partially open.
  • Do not pull hard when removing the backing because it could rip the orange strip attached to the motherboard.

  • Gently pull off the back of the camera from the left side so that it is partially open.

  • Use a spudger to lift up the tab holding the orange strip and slide the strip out to disconnect it

  • Refer to the next step to see pictures of how to properly use the spudger when removing a strip.

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Image 1/3: Use a spudger to lift up the tab holding the orange strip and slide the strip out to disconnect it. Image 2/3: Use a spudger to lift up the tab holding the orange strip and slide the strip out to disconnect it. Image 3/3: Use a spudger to lift up the tab holding the orange strip and slide the strip out to disconnect it.
  • For all five indicated orange strips:

    • Use a spudger to lift up the tab holding the orange strip and slide the strip out to disconnect it.

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Image 1/1: Use a spudger to lift up the tab holding the orange strip and slide the strip out to disconnect it.
  • For the final orange strip located behind the top strip:

    • Use a spudger to lift up the tab holding the orange strip and slide the strip out to disconnect it.

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Image 1/3: Remove the two 3.4 mm screws at the bottom of the silver plate. Image 2/3: Peel back the clear strip to reveal a  2.8 mm screw on the left of the silver plate and remove it. Image 3/3: Peel back the copper plate.
  • Remove all screws listed below using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver:

    • Remove the two 3.4 mm screws at the bottom of the silver plate.

    • Peel back the clear strip to reveal a 2.8 mm screw on the left of the silver plate and remove it.

  • Peel back the copper plate.

No need to remove CCD from lens to get it out. You can reach the 4 screws that holds the lens go to step 12

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Image 1/1: Lift the motherboard so it is out of your way to remove the lens.
  • Remove the three 2.6 mm screws located in the top two corners and the bottom right corner of the motherboard using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver.

  • Lift the motherboard so it is out of your way to remove the lens.

  • You do not need to desolder the motherboard to reach the lens.

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  • Remove the four 4.4 mm silver screws at the corners of the lens using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Then push the lens with your index fingers from the front of the camera until it is removed. Image 2/2: Then push the lens with your index fingers from the front of the camera until it is removed.
  • Pull the lens down so it can clear the silver tab.

  • Then push the lens with your index fingers from the front of the camera until it is removed.

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Conclusion

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

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