Introduction

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

Remove camera battery. (Not shown.)
  • 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.
  • Remove 2 screws on side opposite LCD screen.

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Note: Open LCD screen for better access to screw. Reclose screen when finished.
  • 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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Place a plastic opening tool under seam of camera top cover and unsnap cover. 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. Remove 2 screws underneath top cover on LCD side of camera.
  • Remove 2 screws underneath top cover on LCD side of camera.

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Remove 5 screws indicated on bottom plate of camera.
  • Remove 5 screws indicated on bottom plate of camera.

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Open LCD screen and remove 2 screws at hinge of screen. Remove plastic hinge cover from camera base.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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Unattach white tab from LCD screen side of camera by gently tugging at base of tab. Put larger camera base aside. 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.
  • Remove 3 screws holding LCD screen hinge to base.

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Remove 2 screws on green circuit board.
  • Remove 2 screws on green circuit board.

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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.
  • 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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Open LCD screen and carefully pull circuit board through empty hinge space. Set aside larger LCD panel. 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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Reinsert shortest of 3 screws on top of screen cover opposite of hinge. 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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. 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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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. 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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Reinsert 2 screws connecting back plate to camera base.
  • Reinsert 2 screws connecting back plate to camera base.

  • Reinsert battery.

  • Turn on and test functionality.

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