Introduction

This is a step-by-step guide to replace an LCD screen in a JVC GR-D290U camera.

Image 1/1: Remove 2 screws connecting back plate to camera base.
  • Remove camera battery. (Not shown.)

  • Remove 2 screws connecting back plate to camera base.

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  • Remove 2 screws on side opposite LCD screen.

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Image 1/1: Lift up dark gray tab on LCD side of camera and move it aside.
  • Note: Open LCD screen for better access to screw. Reclose screen when finished.

  • Lift up dark gray tab on LCD side of camera and move it aside.

  • Remove screw under dark gray tab and then replace tab.

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Image 1/2: Pull top cover off camera base and set aside. Image 2/2: Pull top cover off camera base and set aside.
  • Place a plastic opening tool under seam of camera top cover and unsnap cover.

  • Pull top cover off camera base and set aside.

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  • Remove 2 screws underneath top cover on LCD side of camera.

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  • Remove 5 screws indicated on bottom plate of camera.

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Image 1/2: Remove plastic hinge cover from camera base. Image 2/2: Close LCD screen when finished.
  • Open LCD screen and remove 2 screws at hinge of screen.

  • Remove plastic hinge cover from camera base.

  • Close LCD screen when finished.

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Image 1/2: Start from bottom of camera. Press and hold eject button with one hand. Image 2/2: Use other hand to pry LCD screen cover from base. Leave labeled side closed.
  • Warning: Avoid unattaching internal wiring by prying camera apart slowly and carefully.

  • Start from bottom of camera. Press and hold eject button with one hand.

  • Use other hand to pry LCD screen cover from base. Leave labeled side closed.

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Image 1/3: Put larger camera base aside. Image 2/3: Put larger camera base aside. Image 3/3: Put larger camera base aside.
  • Unattach white tab from LCD screen side of camera by gently tugging at base of tab.

  • Put larger camera base aside.

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  • Remove 3 screws holding LCD screen hinge to base.

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  • Remove 2 screws on green circuit board.

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Image 1/3: Remove L-shaped metal piece from upper left-hand corner of circuit board. Image 2/3: Remove circuit board from cover piece and move aside with orange band intact. Image 3/3: Remove circuit board from cover piece and move aside with orange band intact.
  • Warning: Orange band must stay attached to circuit board at all times.

  • Remove L-shaped metal piece from upper left-hand corner of circuit board.

  • Remove circuit board from cover piece and move aside with orange band intact.

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Image 1/3: Set aside larger LCD panel. Image 2/3: Set aside larger LCD panel. Image 3/3: Set aside larger LCD panel.
  • Open LCD screen and carefully pull circuit board through empty hinge space.

  • Set aside larger LCD panel.

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Image 1/3: Remove screw at side of LCD screen. Image 2/3: Pull open with plastic opening tool and pry apart. Image 3/3: Pull open with plastic opening tool and pry apart.
  • Remove 2 screws on hinge side of LCD screen.

  • Remove screw at side of LCD screen.

  • Pull open with plastic opening tool and pry apart.

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Image 1/3: Pull LCD screen pack from frame with circuit board on top. Image 2/3: Unattach LCD screen by firmly grasping copper tab and gently tugging until latch unsnaps. Image 3/3: Unattach LCD screen by firmly grasping copper tab and gently tugging until latch unsnaps.
  • Remove screw in circuit board.

  • Pull LCD screen pack from frame with circuit board on top.

  • Unattach LCD screen by firmly grasping copper tab and gently tugging until latch unsnaps.

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Image 1/2: Fold over black clasp and snap into place. Image 2/2: Note: You may need to use the plastic opening tool to snap thin black clasp into place.
  • Connect new LCD screen by fitting in the copper attachment site to the thin, black clasp on the circuit board.

  • Fold over black clasp and snap into place.

  • Note: You may need to use the plastic opening tool to snap thin black clasp into place.

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Image 1/3: Place the black film frame lined up with the white film into the silver frame.Both should be held in place by tabs. Image 2/3: Place the circuit board over the film layers. Image 3/3: Double-check that the LCD screen lies flat in its frame and reinsert the circuit board screw.
  • Put LCD screen into the silver frame and make sure it lies flat. It should line up with two white, plastic brackets.

  • Place the black film frame lined up with the white film into the silver frame.Both should be held in place by tabs.

  • Place the circuit board over the film layers.

  • Double-check that the LCD screen lies flat in its frame and reinsert the circuit board screw.

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Image 1/3: Replace loose orange band in slot on hinge side of LCD screen. Image 2/3: Snap LCD screen lid back in place starting at side opposite hinge. Image 3/3: Snap LCD screen lid back in place starting at side opposite hinge.
  • Before reattaching LCD screen lid, make sure the silver hinge piece is inserted in slot next to circuit board.

  • Replace loose orange band in slot on hinge side of LCD screen.

  • Snap LCD screen lid back in place starting at side opposite hinge.

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Image 1/2: Reinsert 2 screws on hinge side of LCD screen. Image 2/2: Reinsert 2 screws on hinge side of LCD screen.
  • Reinsert shortest of 3 screws on top of screen cover opposite of hinge.

  • Reinsert 2 screws on hinge side of LCD screen.

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Image 1/3: Line up LCD screen in slot on camera base and snap into place. Image 2/3: Reinsert 3 screws along orange band to hold LCD screen to entire panel. Image 3/3: Reinsert 3 screws along orange band to hold LCD screen to entire panel.
  • Place loose circuit board back through empty hinge space.

  • Line up LCD screen in slot on camera base and snap into place.

  • Reinsert 3 screws along orange band to hold LCD screen to entire panel.

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Image 1/3: Reinsert L-shaped metal piece in slot. Line up with screw hole and protruding place holder. Image 2/3: Reinsert 2 screws in circuit board with the longer screw holding the L-shaped metal piece in place. Image 3/3: Reinsert 2 screws in circuit board with the longer screw holding the L-shaped metal piece in place.
  • Reinsert circuit board in slot. Make sure to lock securely under tabs.

  • Reinsert L-shaped metal piece in slot. Line up with screw hole and protruding place holder.

  • Reinsert 2 screws in circuit board with the longer screw holding the L-shaped metal piece in place.

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Image 1/3: Carefully line up bottom of LCD panel and camera base and snap back into place. Image 2/3: Carefully line up bottom of LCD panel and camera base and snap back into place. Image 3/3: Carefully line up bottom of LCD panel and camera base and snap back into place.
  • Reattach white tab by placing under thin, black slot and snapping back into place.

  • Carefully line up bottom of LCD panel and camera base and snap back into place.

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Image 1/3: Reinsert 5 screws on bottom panel of camera. The shortest screw needs to be put into the hole with the arrow pointing to it. Image 2/3: Reinsert 5 screws on bottom panel of camera. The shortest screw needs to be put into the hole with the arrow pointing to it. Image 3/3: Reinsert 5 screws on bottom panel of camera. The shortest screw needs to be put into the hole with the arrow pointing to it.
  • Reinsert LCD screen hinge and 2 screws holding it in place.

  • Reinsert 5 screws on bottom panel of camera. The shortest screw needs to be put into the hole with the arrow pointing to it.

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Image 1/3: Move dark grey tab to ensure that top cover is not damaged. Image 2/3: Line up top cover on camera base and snap it back into place. Image 3/3: Line up top cover on camera base and snap it back into place.
  • Reinsert 2 screws under top cover of LCD side of camera.

  • Move dark grey tab to ensure that top cover is not damaged.

  • Line up top cover on camera base and snap it back into place.

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Image 1/2: Reinsert 2 screws on side opposite LCD side of camera. Image 2/2: Reinsert 2 screws on side opposite LCD side of camera.
  • Reinsert screw under dark, grey tab on the LCD side of camera and replace tab.

  • Reinsert 2 screws on side opposite LCD side of camera.

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Image 1/1: Reinsert battery.
  • Reinsert 2 screws connecting back plate to camera base.

  • Reinsert battery.

  • Turn on and test functionality.

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