Introduction

Steps for replacing the LCD screen on the back of your camera.

Parts

No parts required.

Slide the lock into the unlock position.In this case you would need to slide the lock to the right.
  • Slide the lock into the unlock position.In this case you would need to slide the lock to the right.

  • Use your finger to slide battery hatch towards the arrow sign.

  • Both battery and memory card should now be visible.

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Open battery hatch and the black cover to expose the battery compartment.
  • Open battery hatch and the black cover to expose the battery compartment.

  • The camera used to create these repair guides did not have a battery and memory card.

  • Pull the battery out and replace with a new one.

  • When putting the battery back in, make sure it is in the same orientation as before.

  • Close the battery compartment and make sure the lock is in the locked position.

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Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws as shown in picture. There are two screws that need to be removed./Remove the  two 2.8 mm Phillip screws shown in the picture. Two screws need to be removed.
  • Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws as shown in picture. There are two screws that need to be removed./Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillip screws shown in the picture. Two screws need to be removed.

  • The camera used to create these repair guides and did not have the other screw./Make this a note and a different color from the step above.

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Remove the three 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the bottom of the camera as shown in picture./Mention in this step that a screwdriver is supposed to be used here. Also, possibly  make a close up of this picture for a better view.
  • Remove the three 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the bottom of the camera as shown in picture./Mention in this step that a screwdriver is supposed to be used here. Also, possibly make a close up of this picture for a better view.

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Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the side of the camera as shown in picture. /state that a screwdriver is needed in the  step.
  • Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the side of the camera as shown in picture. /state that a screwdriver is needed in the step.

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Use a Spudger tool to pry open case from all sides./No edits necessary Use a Spudger tool to pry open case from all sides./No edits necessary
  • Use a Spudger tool to pry open case from all sides./No edits necessary

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Beware of yellow film strip when opening./Caution: Beware of the yellow film strip when opening  the casing of the camera, make this caution notice a different color. Use your fingers to carefully pry off the back casing from the camera assembly/. No edits necessary.
  • Beware of yellow film strip when opening./Caution: Beware of the yellow film strip when opening the casing of the camera, make this caution notice a different color.

  • Use your fingers to carefully pry off the back casing from the camera assembly/. No edits necessary.

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Lay the camera on its front side./combine this sentence to the step below.
  • Lay the camera on its front side./combine this sentence to the step below.

  • Use Spudger tool to open the film strip locking mechanism and remove strip./No edits necessary.

  • Hold down on the camera's metal casing with one hand. Using your other hand, completely lift the back case off the rest of the camera, making sure the film strip separates./Make a picture for this step.

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Use Spudger tool to open locking mechanism holding the film strip that connects the screen to the circuit board/Make a close up of the picture by zooming into the film strip.. Use the back of the Spudger to push the orange film out of the white lock./no edits necessary.
  • Use Spudger tool to open locking mechanism holding the film strip that connects the screen to the circuit board/Make a close up of the picture by zooming into the film strip..

  • Use the back of the Spudger to push the orange film out of the white lock./no edits necessary.

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Remove the four 2.4 mm Phillips screws as shown in picture./ With a screwdriver  remove  the four 2.4 mm Phillips screws shown in the picture./Make a close up of the screws in the picture as well. Lift up the LCD screen from the front case./no edits necessary. Beware of the wire that is connected to the board in the other side./Make this a caution note by typing the word "note" with a colon  and making the note itself a different color.
  • Remove the four 2.4 mm Phillips screws as shown in picture./ With a screwdriver remove the four 2.4 mm Phillips screws shown in the picture./Make a close up of the screws in the picture as well.

  • Lift up the LCD screen from the front case./no edits necessary.

  • Beware of the wire that is connected to the board in the other side./Make this a caution note by typing the word "note" with a colon and making the note itself a different color.

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Remove the LCD screen from its case./No edits necessary.
  • Remove the LCD screen from its case./No edits necessary.

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Cut wire connecting the LCD to the board./It would be helpful for readers if  a tool could be mentioned . How was the wire cut?
  • Cut wire connecting the LCD to the board./It would be helpful for readers if a tool could be mentioned . How was the wire cut?

  • Solder wires from new LCD screen to the circuit board./Add a picture for this step.

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Conclusion

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

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