Introduction

LCD's can stop working, get cracked or for any number of reasons need to be replaced. This guide shows the relatively easy process for replacing the LCD on this camera. The process involves removing the back panel from the camera and a couple of ribbon cables.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove all the screws holding the back plate in place. Unscrew the 4mm screw that is directly to the right of the viewfinder. On the base:
  • Remove all the screws holding the back plate in place.

    • Unscrew the 4mm screw that is directly to the right of the viewfinder.

    • On the base:

      • Unscrew 3mm screw in the top left corner

      • Unscrew 4-3mm screws under the battery cover

    • Unscrew 1-3mm screw on the right side panel.

    • Unscrew 2-2mm screws on the left side panel.

    • The bullets on this step apply to all 3 pictures included it this step.

The bullets on this step apply to the 3 pictures included in this step

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Now we remove the back panel completely. 2 ribbon cables can be gently rocked out of their sockets
  • Now we remove the back panel completely.

    • 2 ribbon cables can be gently rocked out of their sockets

    • Use metal tweezers to grasp and pull the white cable out of its clip

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Peel the black tape off of the back surface of the LCD Unscrew 4-3mm screws, on the LCD bracket Unscrew 2-2mm screws from the top of the bracket
  • Peel the black tape off of the back surface of the LCD

  • Unscrew 4-3mm screws, on the LCD bracket

  • Unscrew 2-2mm screws from the top of the bracket

  • Lastly using a spudger, pop the LCD out of the camera back plate.

  • When the bracket comes off, be aware that the buttons from the top section will fall out of place if the plate is inverted.

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Conclusion

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

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