Introduction

This guide will tell you how to replace your motherboard

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  • 'Click' the battery door over to the side.

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Image 1/1: Click over the orange tab and take out the battery.
  • Open the battery door. Inside is the memory card and the battery.

  • Click over the orange tab and take out the battery.

  • Close the battery lid by pushing it down and sliding it back.

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  • Remove the four screws located on bottom of camera. (.086in screws)

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  • Remove the two screws, then remove the panel. (.113in screws)

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Image 1/3: Remove single screw set underneath panel. (0.083in screw) Image 2/3: Remove single screw set underneath panel. (0.083in screw) Image 3/3: Remove single screw set underneath panel. (0.083in screw)
  • Remove panel on right side (front view) by removing these two screws. (.196in screws)

  • Remove single screw set underneath panel. (0.083in screw)

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  • Remove the two screws attaching the back panel to the body on the left side. (.188in screws)

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  • Gently pull off back cover

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Image 1/2: Remove tab. Image 2/2: Remove tab.
  • Remove the two screws holding on the back panel. Then remove the three screws on the A/V Out tab (left side). (.188in screws)

  • Remove tab.

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  • Remove the two screws attaching the front panel to the body on the left side. (.18in screws)

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Image 1/1: There should be wires still attaching the panel to body. DO NOT TRY TO PULL OFF COMPLETELY
  • Flip up front panel.

  • There should be wires still attaching the panel to body. DO NOT TRY TO PULL OFF COMPLETELY

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  • Remove three screws as shown. (Right screw:0.084in, Left screw:0.088in, Middle screw:0.114in)

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Image 1/1: Be careful to pull vertically while pushing the black tab upwards
  • Carefully pull orange LCD connector up and out of the port.

  • Be careful to pull vertically while pushing the black tab upwards

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  • Remove the screw below the LCD (.124in)

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  • Carefully pull out the plug connecting the LCD to the motherboard.

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Image 1/1: Insert new LCD and reassemble using the steps in reverse order.
  • You can now remove the LCD from the camera body.

  • Insert new LCD and reassemble using the steps in reverse order.

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Image 1/1: Remove the screw to the right of the microphone on the bottom. (0.124in)
  • Remove the screw to the right of the flash.

  • Remove the screw to the right of the microphone on the bottom. (0.124in)

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  • Remove the two screws on the right side of the camera. (0.115 in screws)

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  • Remove the four bottom screws. (0.116(fat head)-center screw, 0.112(skinny head)-other screws)

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  • Remove the 7 screws from the back of the camera. (0.111 in screws)

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  • Remove the plug that connects the lens to the left side of the motherboard by firmly grasping the base of the plug and pulling gently sideways away from the camera.

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  • Remove the right panel.

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  • Remove the screw from the top of the camera. (0.112 in screws)

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Image 1/1: Detach the orange tab with the foam on top.  It will click out of place.
  • Remove the three screws from the motherboard. (0.112 in screws)

  • Detach the orange tab with the foam on top. It will click out of place.

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  • Remove the motherboard by pulling it up, out of the port.

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Image 1/1: Be careful when removing the connector.
  • Carefully remove the tab that connects the flash to the motherboard from the port by gently pulling connector to the right, out of its port.

  • Be careful when removing the connector.

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Image 1/1: Replace with a new motherboard and follow the steps in reverse order to reassemble.
  • Remove the motherboard from camera body.

  • Replace with a new motherboard and follow the steps in reverse order to reassemble.

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Conclusion

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

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