Introduction

The communication board sends information about the aperture and focus of the lens. If you are having trouble with focus or aperture, then there may be a problem with the communication board.

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  • Use a 00 Phillips head screwdriver to remove the four screws from the lens mount.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to lose any of the three loose pieces that are under the lens mount.
  • Remove lens mount from the camera.

  • Be careful not to lose any of the three loose pieces that are under the lens mount.

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Image 1/1: Make sure you remember the orientation of the metal ring so that it is easier to put back in the device later.
  • Remove the three loose parts (spring, small rod, and metal ring) that were under the lens mount and put them aside.

  • Make sure you remember the orientation of the metal ring so that it is easier to put back in the device later.

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  • Use 00 Phillips head screwdriver to remove the screw from the bottom of the front black case.

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  • Use 00 Phillips head screwdriver to remove the screws from the top case (6 in all).

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Image 1/1: There is a black plastic ring in the case. Be sure not to remove it, as it can be difficult to put back.
  • Remove the front case from the camera.

  • There is a black plastic ring in the case. Be sure not to remove it, as it can be difficult to put back.

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  • Use a 00 Phillips head screwdriver to remove the screws from either side of the communication board.

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Image 1/1: Note: If you are unfamiliar with soldering techniques, [http://www.kpsec.freeuk.com/solder.htm|click here for a guide].
  • Desolder the wires and remove them from the communication board.

  • Note: If you are unfamiliar with soldering techniques, click here for a guide.

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Conclusion

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

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