Introduction

Replace the flash bulb in your camera if the flash does not fire correctly.

Image 1/3: Release the compartment door and it will swing open. Image 2/3: Remove the existing battery with your fingers. Image 3/3: Remove the existing battery with your fingers.
  • Use your finger to push the notch of the compartment door to the center of the camera body.

  • Release the compartment door and it will swing open.

  • Remove the existing battery with your fingers.

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  • Press the button on the side of the body to open the flash compartment.

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  • Using a Phillips #000 Precision Screwdriver, remove the two 3.0 mm screws from inside the compartment.

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  • Place the plastic opening tool along the crack on the side of the flash compartment cover and pry open and detach the cover.

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Image 1/2: Detach the plastic cover. Image 2/2: Detach the plastic cover.
  • Using a Phillips #000 Precision Screwdriver, remove the 4.0 mm screw from the plastic cover.

  • Detach the plastic cover.

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  • Carefully remove the flash bulb holder with your fingers.

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  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry the metal bulb frame out of the socket.

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  • Remove the plastic stoppers on either side of the metal flash bulb tray.

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Image 1/1: Be careful! The soldering iron is hot. Do not burn yourself or the device. It should not be applied to the device too long to avoid damaging any of the device components.
  • Using a soldering iron, desolder each of the wires connected to the light bulb.

  • Be careful! The soldering iron is hot. Do not burn yourself or the device. It should not be applied to the device too long to avoid damaging any of the device components.

  • For a comprehensive guide on desoldering, visit iFixit's Soldering and Desoldering Guide.

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Conclusion

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

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