Tools

Parts

  1. On the bottom side of the webcam, remove the stickers from both sides On the bottom side of the webcam, remove the stickers from both sides
    • On the bottom side of the webcam, remove the stickers from both sides

  2. Remove the four Phillips screws.
    • Remove the four Phillips screws.

    • Press the holes to unlock the side covers.

  3. Once you removed the side covers, release all the eight Phillips screws. Once you removed the side covers, release all the eight Phillips screws.
    • Once you removed the side covers, release all the eight Phillips screws.

  4. Remove the lens' crystal cover. Remove the four Phillips screws from the metal support. Remove the microphone's rubbers (one from each side).
    • Remove the lens' crystal cover.

    • Remove the four Phillips screws from the metal support.

    • Remove the microphone's rubbers (one from each side).

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  6. Carefully remove the metal supports from the webcam's base.
    • Carefully remove the metal supports from the webcam's base.

  7. Carefully remove the plastic support's base. Loosen the three screws that secure the electronic circuit.
    • Carefully remove the plastic support's base.

    • Loosen the three screws that secure the electronic circuit.

  8. Disconnect the USB cable connector.
    • Disconnect the USB cable connector.

  9. Remove the electronic circuit.
    • Remove the electronic circuit.

  10. Release the clips that secure the cable holder. Pull that cable holder, out of the camera. Release the clips that secure the cable holder. Pull that cable holder, out of the camera.
    • Release the clips that secure the cable holder. Pull that cable holder, out of the camera.

  11. Front and back images of the webcam's electronic circuit board. Front and back images of the webcam's electronic circuit board.
    • Front and back images of the webcam's electronic circuit board.

  12. The problem was the broken cable on the back of the camera. I've cut the faulty part and redid the connections by welding them and insulated them with heat shrinking tubes.
    • The problem was the broken cable on the back of the camera. I've cut the faulty part and redid the connections by welding them and insulated them with heat shrinking tubes.

  13. Repaired cable and attached to the camera. Coated it with some crepe tape. Camera tested: OK!
    • Repaired cable and attached to the camera. Coated it with some crepe tape. Camera tested: OK!

    • Assemble the webcam following the steps in a reverse order.

Conclusion

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

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