Introduction

When you are in a situation whether your LCD screen is malfunctioning, this guide will assist you to find the problem.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove 8-2.46 mm screws from both sides and bottom of camera using a #000 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove 8-2.46 mm screws from both sides and bottom of camera using a #000 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Remove 2 screws from left side. (picture 1)

    • Remove 4 screws from bottom. (picture 2)

    • Remove 2 screws from right side. (picture 3)

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Remove black cover pulling up with left thumb. Hold silver cover with right thumb.
  • Remove black cover pulling up with left thumb. Hold silver cover with right thumb.

  • Remove silver cover lifting up with left thumb. Hold the camera with right thumb.

  • Once internal circuit board is exposed, the red and blue wire terminals at top center can provide a nasty shock from the charged flash capacitor (silver can to left of terminals). BE CAREFUL!

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  • Remove 2-2.10mm screws in the front of the camera using a #000 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Remove the two screws.

  • Gently pull up to detach the frame. (picture 2)

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  • Remove 2-2.10mm screws using a #000 Phillips screwdriver.

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  • Gently pull the orange board to the right.

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  • Lift screen up holding both corners.

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  • Gently pull to the left to release from ZIF connector.

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Conclusion

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

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Jorge

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No mention of getting an electric shock while removing the case.Bit of a tingle anyway.I held the camera in a plastic bag after that.

Sindento 1 - Reply

This will probably not be replied to, but is there any reliable way to discharge the flash capacitor? Got shocked once, but I thought it was already discharged lol.

Anirban Bhattacharyya - Reply

Connect a 1k ohm resister between the black and red wire from the capacitor. Give it a few moments to discharge through the resistor. Don't discharge the capacitor without a resistor as you run a good chance of destroying the electronics. Wear your latex gloves too.

gary.grant - Reply

Easy to follow

Janet Miles - Reply

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