Introduction

Replacing the LCD screen of a Nikon Coolpix 3500.

Parts

No parts required.

Unlatch the battery cover. Slide the cover out and flip it open.
  • Unlatch the battery cover. Slide the cover out and flip it open.

  • Remove the battery.

  • Gently remove the battery cover.

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Remove the two 4.5 mm screws that sit next to the battery slot.
  • Remove the two 4.5 mm screws that sit next to the battery slot.

  • Remove the 3 mm screw that sits below the CF card slot.

  • Remove the 4.5 mm screw that sits above the digital I/O cover.

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Remove the two 4.5 mm screws that sit inside the battery slot.
  • Remove the two 4.5 mm screws that sit inside the battery slot.

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Remove the two 5 mm screws that sit near the camera strap eyelet.
  • Remove the two 5 mm screws that sit near the camera strap eyelet.

  • Remove the camera strap eyelet.

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Remove the 5 mm screw and cap that were underneath the camera strap eyelet.
  • Remove the 5 mm screw and cap that were underneath the camera strap eyelet.

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Remove the five 3.5 mm screws that sit at the bottom of the camera. Remove the grey plastic piece, which the five screws held in place, by gently detaching the front cover.
  • Remove the five 3.5 mm screws that sit at the bottom of the camera.

  • Remove the grey plastic piece, which the five screws held in place, by gently detaching the front cover.

  • Do not apply too much force; two wires still connect the front cover to the logic board.

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Using a spudger, detach the white-capped wire. Using a spudger, detach the orange-capped wire and set the front cover aside.
  • Using a spudger, detach the white-capped wire.

  • Using a spudger, detach the orange-capped wire and set the front cover aside.

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Detach the grey-capped wire.
  • Detach the grey-capped wire.

  • Detach the green chip that sits next to the blue wires.

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Remove the 3.5 mm screw that sits next to the rotating lens. Invert the logic board and lens to uncover the orange and blue ribbon cables. These cables still connect the logic board to the LCD screen.
  • Remove the 3.5 mm screw that sits next to the rotating lens.

  • Invert the logic board and lens to uncover the orange and blue ribbon cables. These cables still connect the logic board to the LCD screen.

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Detach the blue ribbon cable. Detach the orange ribbon cable by using a spudger, and while pushing it out horizontally.
  • Detach the blue ribbon cable.

  • Detach the orange ribbon cable by using a spudger, and while pushing it out horizontally.

  • Detach the red-capped wire.

  • Lift the logic board and lens, which are still connected, out of the back cover.

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Lift the black covering and remove the orange ribbon cable, which connects the lens to the logic board.
  • Lift the black covering and remove the orange ribbon cable, which connects the lens to the logic board.

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Remove the 2.5 mm screw.
  • Remove the 2.5 mm screw.

  • Remove the two 3.4 mm screws.

  • Remove the two 4.4 mm screws.

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Remove the LCD screen.
  • Remove the LCD screen.

  • Do not drop the three-button rubber piece. Remove it carefully.

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Conclusion

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

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