Introduction

Use this guide to replace the LCD.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the four 3.0mm screws on the bottom of the camera.
  • Remove the four 3.0mm screws on the bottom of the camera.

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Remove the two 3.0mm screws on the left side of the camera near the memory card compartment.
  • Remove the two 3.0mm screws on the left side of the camera near the memory card compartment.

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Remove the two 3.0mm screws on the right side of the camera.
  • Remove the two 3.0mm screws on the right side of the camera.

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Carefully open the back cover. Take care as there are connectors still attached.
  • Carefully open the back cover. Take care as there are connectors still attached.

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Disconnect the cable by pulling the head upward along the green circuit board. If you only are changing the LCD, skip this step.
  • Disconnect the cable by pulling the head upward along the green circuit board. If you only are changing the LCD, skip this step.

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Disconnect the ribbon cable by grabbing the two handles and pulling it directly out of the socket. If you are only changing LCD, skip this step.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cable by grabbing the two handles and pulling it directly out of the socket. If you are only changing LCD, skip this step.

  • The back cover will be disconnected from the camera

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First remove the three 2.5mm screws securing the LCD screen to the substrate. Make sure not to keep hold of the little metal connector by the top left screw!
  • First remove the three 2.5mm screws securing the LCD screen to the substrate. Make sure not to keep hold of the little metal connector by the top left screw!

  • Carefully flip the screen down to reveal the back of the screen

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Disconnect the ribbon cable and gray connector with red and black wires.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cable and gray connector with red and black wires.

  • Depending on your spare part, you may now need to carefully pry the screen back cover off. It is held by a double sided sticky tape on the inside. Be gentle!

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Conclusion

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

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