Introduction

This guide will take you through the steps of how to replace the flash assembly.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: The door will automatically swing open after you let it go.
  • Move the switch on the battery door to the Open position.

  • The door will automatically swing open after you let it go.

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Image 1/2: Keep your finger clear of the battery when it pops out. Image 2/2: Keep your finger clear of the battery when it pops out.
  • Push the small gray tab on the top right corner to the left. The battery will pop out slightly.

  • Keep your finger clear of the battery when it pops out.

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Image 1/1: The memory card will pop out slightly.
  • Push the memory card in and let go.

  • The memory card will pop out slightly.

  • Pull out the memory card.

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Image 1/2: The screws on the left side(#00P, 4.7mm) are longer than the screw on the right side(#00P, 3.3mm). Image 2/2: The screws on the left side(#00P, 4.7mm) are longer than the screw on the right side(#00P, 3.3mm).
  • Unscrew the small screws on the sides of the camera.

  • The screws on the left side(#00P, 4.7mm) are longer than the screw on the right side(#00P, 3.3mm).

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Image 1/2: The bottom will fall off. Image 2/2: The bottom will fall off.
  • Unscrew the three small screws on the bottom(#00P, 3.3mm).

  • The bottom will fall off.

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Image 1/3: Gently lift up the back cover with your hand from the bottom to the top. Image 2/3: Gently lift up the back cover with your hand from the bottom to the top. Image 3/3: Gently lift up the back cover with your hand from the bottom to the top.
  • Lift up the bottom back cover by prying the bottom edge with the spudger.

  • Gently lift up the back cover with your hand from the bottom to the top.

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Image 1/3: The ribbon cables should easily come out of the ZIF connectors. Image 2/3: The ribbon cables should easily come out of the ZIF connectors. Image 3/3: The ribbon cables should easily come out of the ZIF connectors.
  • Lift the tabs on the ZIF connectors.

  • The ribbon cables should easily come out of the ZIF connectors.

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Image 1/2: Be careful not to damage the cylindrical capacitor on the circuit board under the top cover. Image 2/2: Be careful not to damage the cylindrical capacitor on the circuit board under the top cover.
  • Using the spudger, pry off the top cover by gliding the spudger along the entire edge between the top cover and the front cover.

  • Be careful not to damage the cylindrical capacitor on the circuit board under the top cover.

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  • Unscrew the small screws beneath the top cover(#00P, 1.7mm).

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Image 1/3: The on/off switch and the anti-shake button may fall out. Image 2/3: The on/off switch and the anti-shake button may fall out. Image 3/3: The on/off switch and the anti-shake button may fall out.
  • Lift the logic board out with your hand by pushing the tabs out and pulling the logic board up.

  • The on/off switch and the anti-shake button may fall out.

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  • The flash assembly is hardwired into the top circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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