Introduction

If the flash on your Olympus Stylus 410 no longer works, use this guide to replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Remove both screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Locate the 2 screws on the bottom of the slider.

  • Remove both screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: There is a little piece that connects the slider to the track.  Be sure not to lose this as it is needed to put the slider back on.
  • Gently pull on the bottom of the slider until it comes off the lower track.

  • There is a little piece that connects the slider to the track. Be sure not to lose this as it is needed to put the slider back on.

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  • Lift the slider up until it comes off the upper track.

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  • The slider should now be free from the body of the camera.

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  • Locate the 3 screws on the outer metal band and remove them with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: The metal band it attached to the camera with glue in addition to screws.  Be careful not to bend the band when removing it from the camera. Image 2/2: The metal band it attached to the camera with glue in addition to screws.  Be careful not to bend the band when removing it from the camera.
  • Use the spudger to peel off the outer metal band, starting from the bottom of the camera.

  • The metal band it attached to the camera with glue in addition to screws. Be careful not to bend the band when removing it from the camera.

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  • The shutter button can now be removed. It is not connected to the camera and can be lifted off.

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Image 1/2: Locate and remove the 2 screws using a #00 Phillips screwdriver. Image 2/2: Locate and remove the 2 screws using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove the memory card.

  • Locate and remove the 2 screws using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Carefully wiggle the back case off. This may require a fair amount of force. Image 2/3: Carefully wiggle the back case off. This may require a fair amount of force. Image 3/3: Carefully wiggle the back case off. This may require a fair amount of force.
  • Use a spudger around the edge of the case to loosen it.

  • Carefully wiggle the back case off. This may require a fair amount of force.

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  • Locate the 3 internal screws holding on the front of the case. Remove them with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to completely pull the front case off because it will still be connected with wires. Image 2/2: Be careful not to completely pull the front case off because it will still be connected with wires.
  • While grasping the interior and the front case, gently pull until they start to come apart. Some light wiggling may be required.

  • Be careful not to completely pull the front case off because it will still be connected with wires.

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Image 1/2: Position your flat head screw driver or small spudger underneath the tab that is keeping the gray cover on. Image 2/2: Gently lift the tab so the gray compartment becomes free.
  • Locate the gray compartment covering the flash.

  • Position your flat head screw driver or small spudger underneath the tab that is keeping the gray cover on.

  • Gently lift the tab so the gray compartment becomes free.

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Image 1/3: The gray compartment can now be removed from the flash unit. Image 2/3: The flash unit can now be removed, and a new one soldered back on. Image 3/3: The flash unit can now be removed, and a new one soldered back on.
  • Use the spudger around the perimeter of the gray compartment to detach it from the front case.

  • The gray compartment can now be removed from the flash unit.

  • The flash unit can now be removed, and a new one soldered back on.

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Conclusion

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

Rory Aronson

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2 Comments

Good instructions, but author doesn't say where or how to get new flash unit!

Ken Arnoldi

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Good instructions but author doesn't say how or where to get new flash unit!

ken arnoldi - Reply

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