Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

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

  2. 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.

    • 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 left side of the camera, near the I/O ports.

    • On the bottom of the camera,

      • remove the two 5.3mm Phillips screws

      • and the other two 6.3mm Phillips screws.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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

    • Separate the rear casing from the camera.

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

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

    • 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.

    • Remove the silver metal plate.

    • Fold the ribbon cables up and out of the way.

    • Remove the metal shield covering the LCD.

    • Lift and remove the LCD from the rear case.

    • Using either the iOpener or a heat gun, heat the rear LCD glass enough to melt the adhesive holding it on.

      • The glass will be hot! Let cool before handling.

    • Push the glass out from the back side.

Conclusion

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

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