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  1. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement, Back Frame Assembly: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Use the Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 5.5 mm screws on the left side of the camera.

  2. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Use the Phillips screwdriver to remove seven 5.5 mm screws from the bottom of the camera.

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    • Use the Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 5.5mm screws on the right side of the camera.

    • Open the HDMI flap to remove a 5.5mm screw.

    • Don't forget to replace the hidden screw under the HDMI flap during reassembly.

  4. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Use the Phillips screwdriver to remove the two 5.5mm screws under the LCD panel.

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    • Open the flash assembly and insert the spudger into the slot under the flash unit and twist.

    • While twisting, pry apart the shell to split the camera in half.

  6. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Be careful not to damage the ribbons that connect the halves together.

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    • Place the pry tool under the black latch. Lift gently until the latch flips up.

    • Gently pull the ribbon away from the latch.

    • Be gentle when taking ribbons out and apart because they are fragile.

  8. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement, Internal Bracket: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Use the Phillips screwdriver to remove the remaining five 5.55mm screws.

    • Remove the single 6mm screw.

  9. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Insert the pry tool under the latch and gently lift up to remove the ribbon.

  10. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Move the ribbon out of the way to reveal the hidden screw.

  11. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the button assembly gently to give access to remove the 4mm screw.

  12. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • On the top of the camera, remove the 6mm screw.

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    • With the spudger tool gently pry off the white tap holding in the bracket.

    • Use the same tool to remove the glued-on ribbon.

  14. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 2 Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement: step 14, image 2 of 2
    • Gently lift up the button assembly to slide the bracket out.

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    • With the pry tool gently lift up the latch and pull the cable toward the lens assembly.

    • Use the pry tool again and place it under the ribbon and lift straight up to disconnect the ribbon.

  16. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement, Lens Assembly: step 16, image 1 of 2 Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement, Lens Assembly: step 16, image 2 of 2
    • Use the Phillips screwdriver to remove the four 6 mm screw that hold on the bracket housing.

  17. Nikon Coolpix B700 Lens Assembly Replacement: step 17, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the tripod mount from it's slot.

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    • Now you just have to slide the lens assembly out of the housing.

Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

how to reset an objective error on B700 ? the lens is stopped in the middle of a hike

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how to reset an objective error? the lens is stopped in the middle of a hike

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