Introduction

Replacing the front cover of a Nikon Coolpix 3500.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Remove the battery.
  • Unlatch the battery cover. Slide the cover out and flip it open.

  • Remove the battery.

  • Gently remove the battery cover.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 3 mm screw that sits below the CF card 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.

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Image 1/1: Remove 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.

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Image 1/2: Remove the grey plastic piece, which the five screws held in place, by gently detaching the front cover. Image 2/2: Do not apply too much force; two wires still connect the front cover to the logic board.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Using a spudger, detach the orange-capped wire and set the front cover aside. Image 2/2: 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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Conclusion

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

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