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Parts

No parts required.

Slide the eyepiece up and off the viewfinder. Slide the eyepiece up and off the viewfinder.
  • Slide the eyepiece up and off the viewfinder.

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Using a PH000 screwdriver, remove the two 4.8mm Phillips screws from the back of the viewfinder.
  • Using a PH000 screwdriver, remove the two 4.8mm Phillips screws from the back of the viewfinder.

    • Some screws may be JIS. Be wary of this if your PH000 does not feel like it is properly gripping the screws.

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Remove the two 6.4mm Phillips screws on the right side of the camera, near the SD card slot.
  • Remove the two 6.4mm Phillips screws on the right side of the camera, near the SD card slot.

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Remove the two 6.4mm Phillips screws on the left side of the camera, near the I/O ports.
  • Remove the two 6.4mm Phillips screws on the left side of the camera, near the I/O ports.

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On the bottom of the camera,
  • On the bottom of the camera,

    • remove the two 5.3mm Phillips screws

    • and the other two 6.3mm Phillips screws.

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Using a spudger, separate the bottom panel from the rear case just enough to clear the two clips on the rear casing in the next step. Using a spudger, separate the bottom panel from the rear case just enough to clear the two clips on the rear casing in the next step. Using a spudger, separate the bottom panel from the rear case just enough to clear the two clips on the rear casing in the next step.
  • Using a spudger, separate the bottom panel from the rear case just enough to clear the two clips on the rear casing in the next step.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Lift the rear case off of the back of the camera. Don't pull the casing completely off yet, as the ribbon cables are still connected.
  • Lift the rear case off of the back of the camera.

  • Don't pull the casing completely off yet, as the ribbon cables are still connected.

  • Be mindful of the two clips, making sure to keep the bottom panel far enough away to clear them.

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Set the rear casing off to the side so you can access the ZIF connectors.
  • Set the rear casing off to the side so you can access the ZIF connectors.

  • The orientation shown in the picture seems to be the best position for the casing to sit comfortably without stressing the ribbon cable connections.

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Disconnect the ribbon cables from their respective ZIF connectors on the logic board. Disconnect the ribbon cables from their respective ZIF connectors on the logic board. Disconnect the ribbon cables from their respective ZIF connectors on the logic board.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cables from their respective ZIF connectors on the logic board.

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Separate the rear casing from the camera.
  • Separate the rear casing from the camera.

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Peel back the yellow tape covering the cable connector on the back of the casing you removed.
  • Peel back the yellow tape covering the cable connector on the back of the casing you removed.

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Using the spudger, rock the connector back and forth to disconnect the cable. Using the spudger, rock the connector back and forth to disconnect the cable. Using the spudger, rock the connector back and forth to disconnect the cable.
  • Using the spudger, rock the connector back and forth to disconnect the cable.

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Remove the eight Phillips screws securing the brackets to the rear casing. Four 4.2mm screws securing the large metal bracket.
  • Remove the eight Phillips screws securing the brackets to the rear casing.

    • Four 4.2mm screws securing the large metal bracket.

    • Four 3.4mm screws securing the bracket that covers the ribbon cable.

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Remove the silver metal plate. Remove the silver metal plate.
  • Remove the silver metal plate.

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Fold the ribbon cables up and out of the way. Remove the metal shield covering the LCD.
  • Fold the ribbon cables up and out of the way.

  • Remove the metal shield covering the LCD.

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Lift and remove the LCD from the rear case. Lift and remove the LCD from the rear case.
  • Lift and remove the LCD from the rear case.

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Conclusion

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

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Ryan Lutz

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Awesome Guide. Thanks!

boarderx - Reply

really marvelous.

I am thankful for this totorial which help me to recover my D90

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