Introduction

If the shutter button on your Nikon Coolpix L830 is damaged, replacement is necessary. Following these steps will allow you to replace the broken button with a new one to allow complete shutter functionality to return.

Image 1/1: The HDMI port side will be on the left if you are looking at the back of the camera with the LCD monitor.
  • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to unscrew the two 3.0mm Phillips screws located on the side of the camera with the HDMI port.

  • The HDMI port side will be on the left if you are looking at the back of the camera with the LCD monitor.

  • One screw is located under the gray flap.

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  • Unscrew the five 3.0mm Phillips #000 screws that are located on the bottom side of the camera.

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Image 1/1: This will be on the right if you are looking at the back LCD monitor side.
  • Unscrew the 4.0mm Phillips #000 screw located underneath the grey flap on the side of the camera with the "DC IN 5.0 V" marker.

  • This will be on the right if you are looking at the back LCD monitor side.

  • Unscrew the exposed 3.0mm Phillips #000 screw on the same side.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 3.0mm Phillips #000 screw located directly in-between the two arms.
  • Press the flash button to open the flash component.

  • Remove the 3.0mm Phillips #000 screw located directly in-between the two arms.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 2.0mm Phillips #000  screws.
  • Open the LCD monitor to reveal two 2.0mm Phillips screws.

  • Remove the 2.0mm Phillips #000 screws.

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Image 1/2: Insert a plastic opening tool between the back and front surface components of the camera. Image 2/2: Wiggle the plastic opening tool backwards and forwards along the top edge until the back surface comes off.
  • Make sure to open the plastic grey flaps on either side of the camera before proceeding with this step.

  • Insert a plastic opening tool between the back and front surface components of the camera.

  • Wiggle the plastic opening tool backwards and forwards along the top edge until the back surface comes off.

  • Remove the back casing gently to not damage the LCD ribbon connector or inner camera components.

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  • Gently pull the LCD ribbon connector up to allow the back casing to be completely removed.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 3.0mm Phillips screw in the top battery panel.
  • Open the battery panel on the bottom of the camera by pushing the slider up and tugging the battery panel to the right.

  • Remove the 3.0mm Phillips screw in the top battery panel.

  • The screw is located in the dark recesses at the end of the battery chamber, which will make screw removal difficult. Be gentle to avoid stripping screw.

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  • Remove the 3.0mm Phillips #000 screw located above the grey power flap on the side of the camera.

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Image 1/2: The wire ribbon is located at the top right corner of the motherboard. Image 2/2: The wire ribbon is located at the top right corner of the motherboard.
  • Use your finger to gently pull up the wire ribbon which connects the shutter button to the motherboard.

  • The wire ribbon is located at the top right corner of the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Wiggle the plastic opening tool up and down to pry off the shutter component. Image 2/2: Wiggle the plastic opening tool up and down to pry off the shutter component.
  • Insert the blue plastic opening tool between the main casing and the shutter component.

  • Wiggle the plastic opening tool up and down to pry off the shutter component.

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Image 1/2: Once the Phillips screw is removed, gently take off the metal component with your hand or a wedge tool. Image 2/2: The on/off switch is not connected to the metal component, so be sure to keep track of it when removing.
  • Unscrew the single 2.0mm Phillips #000 screw located on the dark brown strip on the back of the shutter button panel.

  • Once the Phillips screw is removed, gently take off the metal component with your hand or a wedge tool.

  • The on/off switch is not connected to the metal component, so be sure to keep track of it when removing.

  • Once the metal component is removed, the shutter button should be the only remaining part connected to the black shutter casing.

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Image 1/2: The shutter component has a spring attached. Be sure to carefully remove the shutter button and keep track of the small spring. Image 2/2: The shutter component has a spring attached. Be sure to carefully remove the shutter button and keep track of the small spring.
  • Remove the final two 2.0mm Phillips #000 screws, releasing the shutter button.

  • The shutter component has a spring attached. Be sure to carefully remove the shutter button and keep track of the small spring.

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Conclusion

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

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