Introduction

The purpose of this guide is to replace the LCD screen. This guide will provide the necessary information to:

  • Disassemble the camera.
  • Replace the screen.
  • Properly reassemble the components involved.
Image 1/1: Slide the compartment open following the direction of the arrow.
  • Turn the camera upside down and locate the battery compartment.

  • Slide the compartment open following the direction of the arrow.

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Image 1/1: Replace or insert battery in it's respective terminals
  • Press the orange release button to release and remove the battery.

  • Replace or insert battery in it's respective terminals

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Image 1/3: Using the same screwdriver, remove the 2 screws on the side of the camera. Image 2/3: Remove the 2 screws from the other side of the camera. Image 3/3: One of the screws is under the I/O port cover.
  • Remove the four 0.1mm screws from the bottom of the camera using the phillips head screwdriver

  • Using the same screwdriver, remove the 2 screws on the side of the camera.

  • Remove the 2 screws from the other side of the camera.

  • One of the screws is under the I/O port cover.

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Image 1/3: Work the plastic opening tool around all the edges of the front plate. Image 2/3: Pull the purple plastic cover off gently from the screen. Image 3/3: Pull the purple plastic cover off gently from the screen.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully separate the cover from the camera.

  • Work the plastic opening tool around all the edges of the front plate.

  • Pull the purple plastic cover off gently from the screen.

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Image 1/3: Carefully remove the front shell by gently prying around the corners with the plastic opening tool until it releases. Image 2/3: Carefully remove the front shell by gently prying around the corners with the plastic opening tool until it releases. Image 3/3: Carefully remove the front shell by gently prying around the corners with the plastic opening tool until it releases.
  • Turn the camera over so the LCD screen is facing you.

  • Carefully remove the front shell by gently prying around the corners with the plastic opening tool until it releases.

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  • Be careful to keep track of little pieces of the outside casing.

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  • Carefully remove the top button casing by pulling it away from main camera.

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Image 1/1: Gently lift the screen and silver plate away from the internal components.
  • Remove the 2 screws on the silver plate

  • Gently lift the screen and silver plate away from the internal components.

  • Do not separate the plate and screen from the camera

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Image 1/2: To disconnect the ribbon cable, use the tip of a plastic opening tool or your fingernail to flip up the small retaining flap. Image 2/2: Safely pull the ribbon cable out and then remove the button panel.
  • Carefully move the button panel away from the silver plate.

  • To disconnect the ribbon cable, use the tip of a plastic opening tool or your fingernail to flip up the small retaining flap.

  • Safely pull the ribbon cable out and then remove the button panel.

  • Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the connector itself.

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Image 1/2: Carefully fold the screen over exposing the latch for the ribbon cable. Image 2/2: Carefully fold the screen over exposing the latch for the ribbon cable.
  • Carefully remove the screen away from the silver plate.

  • Carefully fold the screen over exposing the latch for the ribbon cable.

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Image 1/3: Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the connector itself. Image 2/3: Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the connector itself. Image 3/3: Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the connector itself.
  • To disconnect the ribbon cable, use the tip of a plastic opening tool or your fingernail to flip up the small retaining flap. Then, you can safely pull the ribbon cable out.

  • Be sure you are prying up on the hinged retaining flap, not the connector itself.

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  • Once the ribbon cable is disconnected, remove the LCD screen.

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Conclusion

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

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