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Introduction

This guide showcases how to replace the focusing screen on the Nikon COOLPIX p7700 camera. Follow these 18 steps to ensure proper replacement of the camera's focusing lens.

Parts

No parts specified.

  1. Turn camera to the left side and remove the two 4.3 mm black side screws using the Phillips #00 screwdriver. Remove the side panel.
    • Turn camera to the left side and remove the two 4.3 mm black side screws using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • Remove the side panel.

  2. Open the touch screen, and remove the three 4.3 mm black screws inside using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Open the touch screen, and remove the three 4.3 mm black screws inside using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  3. Remove the 4.3 mm black screw on top of the camera, right above where the screen folds out. Use the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 4.3 mm black screw on top of the camera, right above where the screen folds out. Use the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  4. Remove the two 4.3 mm black screws on the right side of the camera using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the two 4.3 mm black screws on the right side of the camera using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  5. Remove the 4.3 mm black screws on the bottom of the camera using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 4.3 mm black screws on the bottom of the camera using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  6. Begin separating the camera into two parts. It is okay to remove the orange ribbon. This will be easily put back into place when re-assembling.
    • Begin separating the camera into two parts.

    • It is okay to remove the orange ribbon. This will be easily put back into place when re-assembling.

  7. Remove the back casing.
    • Remove the back casing.

  8. Once the back casing is off, locate the 4.3 mm silver screw near the top of the camera and remove it using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Once the back casing is off, locate the 4.3 mm silver screw near the top of the camera and remove it using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  9. Remove the metal sheet from the camera.
    • Remove the metal sheet from the camera.

    • It is okay to remove the orange ribbon from the camera.

  10. Remove the four 4.3 mm silver screws located on the ends of the chip using the Phillips #00 screwdriver. Remove the four 4.3 mm silver screws located on the ends of the chip using the Phillips #00 screwdriver. Remove the four 4.3 mm silver screws located on the ends of the chip using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the four 4.3 mm silver screws located on the ends of the chip using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  11. Remove the two 4.3 mm silver screws on the far right side of the camera using the Phillips #00 screwdriver. Remove the two 4.3 mm silver screws on the far right side of the camera using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the two 4.3 mm silver screws on the far right side of the camera using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  12. Lift and detach connector from board as shown. Lift and detach connector from board as shown.
    • Lift and detach connector from board as shown.

  13. Remove the board from the camera to locate lens opening
    • Remove the board from the camera to locate lens opening

  14. Remove the 4.3 mm screws from the metal sheet using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 4.3 mm screws from the metal sheet using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  15. Lift the metal sheet up and out of the camera.
    • Lift the metal sheet up and out of the camera.

  16. Locate the reflective lens.
    • Locate the reflective lens.

  17. Remove the lens from the camera.
    • Remove the lens from the camera.

Conclusion

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

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