Introduction

This Guide will give step-by-step instructions on how to install a microphone and speaker system into the Olympus D590 camera.

Flip camera so you are looking at the bottom.
  • Flip camera so you are looking at the bottom.

  • Unscrew all 5 base plate screws.

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Lift open retainer clip by sliding the clip to the left and letting the clip pop up.
  • Lift open retainer clip by sliding the clip to the left and letting the clip pop up.

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  • Unscrew the single screw located next to the battery slot.

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  • Turn the camera so that the USB, AV and DC in/out rubber plate it facing you.

  • Lift the rubber plate exposing the ports beneath.

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  • Unscrew the 2 screws next to the USB and AC ports.

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  • Use a flathead screwdriver or another flat opening tool to pry the faceplate from the whole device.

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  • Pull off the faceplate to reveal the inside of the camera.

  • Be careful of the connector that goes from the faceplate to the motherboard . Disconnecting this line will cause the camera not not power on through the on/off switch anymore.

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  • Use a phillips head screwdriver to remove the 3 screws highlighted in the picture.

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  • Unscrew the 2 screws located on either side of the flash.

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  • Get a flathead screwdriver or an iPod opening tool (both are shown in this picture).

  • Carefully pry off the blackplate from the remaining part of the camera.

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  • Pull the backplate off.

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  • Unscrew the screw shown in the picture from LCD screen.

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  • Remove the side pannel by sliding it off the body of the camera.

  • Lift the camera no more than 3cm to make sure all screws have been taken off.

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  • Flip camera so you are looking at the front.

  • Remove gray and blue wiring with tweasers by gently wiggling and pulling.

  • Be careful not to rip the wiring tape with the tweezers.

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  • Locate the tape securing the wiring with the gray end piece located on top of the camera.

  • Gently lift up on the tape till all wires are exposed.

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  • Flip Camera to the bottom side as shown.

  • Pull and wriggle the thin yellow wiring tape to detach it from the rest of the camera, while leaving it attached to the LCD screen.

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  • Flip camera so the front is facing you.

  • Locate speaker in upper right hand corner.

  • Gently lift with tweasers.

  • Feed wiring through designated spot so that it is no longer connected to the camera.

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  • Lift the LCD screen so the thick yellow wiring is the only thing attaching the LCD screen to the camera.

  • Gently pull the thick yellow wiring out by using the forefinger and thumb.

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  • Locate speaker on the back of the LCD screen.

  • Remove the tape holding the speaker down by lifing with tweesers.

  • Remove speaker from holding dock.

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Conclusion

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

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