Introduction

The device ports on a digital camera can be prone to damage that may render them nonfunctional. This guide will lead you through the necessary steps to replace damaged device ports.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: Begin by removing these ten screws, three on the left side, two on the bottom, and one on the right side of the camera. Use a Phillips size ##0 screwdriver to unscrew these screws./'''Not sure of the exact size of the screws.''' Image 2/3: Begin by removing these ten screws, three on the left side, two on the bottom, and one on the right side of the camera. Use a Phillips size ##0 screwdriver to unscrew these screws./'''Not sure of the exact size of the screws.''' Image 3/3: Begin by removing these ten screws, three on the left side, two on the bottom, and one on the right side of the camera. Use a Phillips size ##0 screwdriver to unscrew these screws./'''Not sure of the exact size of the screws.'''
  • Remove the battery.

  • Begin by removing these ten screws, three on the left side, two on the bottom, and one on the right side of the camera. Use a Phillips size ##0 screwdriver to unscrew these screws./Not sure of the exact size of the screws.

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Image 1/2: Opening the empty battery slot on the bottom of the camera, reveals four additional screws. Image 2/2: Unscrew the four Phillips screws with the screwdriver.
  • Continue by removing the front top Phillip screw with the screwdriver.

  • Opening the empty battery slot on the bottom of the camera, reveals four additional screws.

  • Unscrew the four Phillips screws with the screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Be sure to only apply pressure to the casing panels and not the sensitive internal electronics. Image 2/3: Once the rear housing is separated, the settings buttons will be accessible for replacement. Image 3/3: Once the rear housing is separated, the settings buttons will be accessible for replacement.
  • Using the spudger, move around the casing, carefully separating the rear housing from the camera assembly.

  • Be sure to only apply pressure to the casing panels and not the sensitive internal electronics.

  • Once the rear housing is separated, the settings buttons will be accessible for replacement.

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to damage the flexible ribbon wires now accessible. Image 2/3: Be careful not to damage the flexible ribbon wires now accessible. Image 3/3: Be careful not to damage the flexible ribbon wires now accessible.
  • To begin, the outside edges of the LCD should be exposed, with the back case panel removed.

  • Be careful not to damage the flexible ribbon wires now accessible.

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  • Using the tweezers, carefully lift the hinges holding the two flexible ribbon wires in place.

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  • Once the flexible ribbon wires are free, the LCD can be removed and replaced.

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  • Begin by removing these five screws

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  • From there, the panel covering the motherboard can be removed.

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  • Using the pointed end of the spudger, lift the hinges that secure these four flex circuits.

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  • Once the flex circuits are removed, the motherboard can be lifted and the device can be accessed for replacement.

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Conclusion

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

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Could you explain how the power button is changed? Thank you!!

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