Introduction

This guide shows how to replace a broken LCD on a C183. It is not a difficult job, however, most cameras open from the back case first, this one opens from the front first.

Image 1/3: Remove the two screws from the left hand side Image 2/3: Remove the three screws from the bottom. Image 3/3: All the screws on this camera are the same size. No need to mark them by position.
  • Remove the two screws from the right hand side

  • Remove the two screws from the left hand side

  • Remove the three screws from the bottom.

  • All the screws on this camera are the same size. No need to mark them by position.

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Image 1/3: In the top left corner is one screw that will have to be removed. It holds the back cover to the body of the camera. Image 2/3: Once that screw is removed, the camera separates easy. Image 3/3: Once that screw is removed, the camera separates easy.
  • Open the battery compartment and start carefully to separate the front and back half of the camera. On this camera the front half will come of first.

  • In the top left corner is one screw that will have to be removed. It holds the back cover to the body of the camera.

  • Once that screw is removed, the camera separates easy.

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Image 1/3: Remove the Kapton tape from the top of the camera. Image 2/3: you will have to de-solder the battery frame on one point. Image 3/3: you will have to de-solder the battery frame on one point.
  • Fold the LCD from the top downward. DO NOT try to remove the LCD, it is still attached. Obviously this camera has had water damage.

  • Remove the Kapton tape from the top of the camera.

  • you will have to de-solder the battery frame on one point.

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Image 1/3: Remove the single screw. Image 2/3: You can disconnect the ribbon cable, by carefully pulling on the end. I opted to leave it connected to minimize the risk of tearing the fragile cable. It is possible to just move the frame out of the way. Image 3/3: You can disconnect the ribbon cable, by carefully pulling on the end. I opted to leave it connected to minimize the risk of tearing the fragile cable. It is possible to just move the frame out of the way.
  • Remove the tape

  • Remove the single screw.

  • You can disconnect the ribbon cable, by carefully pulling on the end. I opted to leave it connected to minimize the risk of tearing the fragile cable. It is possible to just move the frame out of the way.

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Image 1/3: This will loosen the ribbon cable and lets your remove the LCD. Image 2/3: Insert the ribbon cable of the new LCD. there will be a solid white stripe on the cable. Insert the cable as shown, close the connector. Image 3/3: Insert the ribbon cable of the new LCD. there will be a solid white stripe on the cable. Insert the cable as shown, close the connector.
  • Lift the LCD frame slightly up and fold the black clip gently to the back.

  • This will loosen the ribbon cable and lets your remove the LCD.

  • Insert the ribbon cable of the new LCD. there will be a solid white stripe on the cable. Insert the cable as shown, close the connector.

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Conclusion

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

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