Introduction

Replace the AV port in the Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z3.

Image 1/2: Then lift the door up to open. Image 2/2: Then lift the door up to open.
  • Open the battery chamber door by sliding the door to the side of the camera to release the safety catch.

  • Then lift the door up to open.

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Image 1/1: Make sure the positive and negative battery terminals are in the correct position.
  • Insert the four batteries inside of the battery chamber door.

  • Make sure the positive and negative battery terminals are in the correct position.

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  • Use a screwdriver to remove the four viewfinder cover screws.

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  • Remove the 2 small screws under the viewfinder.

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Image 1/1: Do not apply pressure to the surface of the LCD screen or it may be permanently damaged. If fingerprints are on the LCD monitor, gently wipe with a soft, clean, dry cloth.
  • Remove the screen cover by applying slight pressure at the top, then pulling the screen protector away from the camera.

  • Do not apply pressure to the surface of the LCD screen or it may be permanently damaged. If fingerprints are on the LCD monitor, gently wipe with a soft, clean, dry cloth.

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  • Remove 6 screws on the bottom panel.

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Image 1/1: This will be under the rubber grip.
  • Remove 1 screw on the outer side of the battery chamber.

  • This will be under the rubber grip.

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  • Remove 1 screw inside the battery chamber.

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Image 1/1: Then carefully pull the back casing apart from the camera.
  • Pull the wrist strap away from the front of the camera to remove it.

  • Then carefully pull the back casing apart from the camera.

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  • Remove the 3 screws that attach the LCD screen to the circuit board.

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Image 1/1: There will be a ribbon cable and some wires attached to the LCD screen.
  • Gently remove the LCD screen from the circuit board.

  • There will be a ribbon cable and some wires attached to the LCD screen.

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Image 1/1: Peel back tape on LCD screen to reveal where the wires are attached. Use tweezers to detach the wires from the LCD screen.
  • Use tweezers to carefully pull the ribbon cable from the circuit board, not from the LCD screen.

  • Peel back tape on LCD screen to reveal where the wires are attached. Use tweezers to detach the wires from the LCD screen.

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  • Remove 1 screw that connects the circuit board to the motherboard.

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Image 1/1: Leave the wires attached with your circuit board.
  • Carefully remove the circuit board from the mother board.

  • Leave the wires attached with your circuit board.

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Image 1/1: Remove the port with a spudger.
  • The av port is glued to the motherboard. Carefully apply heat with a heat gun to loosen the adhesive.

  • Remove the port with a spudger.

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Conclusion

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

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