Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the speaker through a few steps.

Remove the four 3.4 mm screws from the right and left sides of your Panasonic Lumix Camera. Remove the two 2.6 mm screws located next to the battery. Remove the two 2.6 mm screws located next to the battery.
  • Remove the four 3.4 mm screws from the right and left sides of your Panasonic Lumix Camera.

  • Remove the two 2.6 mm screws located next to the battery.

Use the plastic opening tool to lift off the rear cover of your device. Go gently to avoid breaking anything.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift off the rear cover of your device. Go gently to avoid breaking anything.

  • The easiest place to open your device is from the HDMI port.

  • Gently does it.

Use a spudger to lift the LCD ribbon cable locking bar by angling it up, then withdraw the ribbon. Take care not to break it. Use the plastic opening tool at the bottom right hand side of the button board to lift it up and out.
  • Use a spudger to lift the LCD ribbon cable locking bar by angling it up, then withdraw the ribbon.

  • Take care not to break it.

  • Use the plastic opening tool at the bottom right hand side of the button board to lift it up and out.

  • The buttons board comes out with a "click" as it snaps out of a connector below.

The LCD is retained by a clip on the left hand side, which you can release with a plastic opening too. Lift the LCD from the left hand side, disengaging it at the right hand side from two small tabs.
  • The LCD is retained by a clip on the left hand side, which you can release with a plastic opening too.

  • Lift the LCD from the left hand side, disengaging it at the right hand side from two small tabs.

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Remove the two 4.2 mm screws in order to remove the inner cover located beneath the screen. Having removed the screws, use the plastic opening tool to lift off the inner cover, releasing it from clips on the top and bottom edges.
  • Remove the two 4.2 mm screws in order to remove the inner cover located beneath the screen.

  • Having removed the screws, use the plastic opening tool to lift off the inner cover, releasing it from clips on the top and bottom edges.

Remove the side covers using the plastic opening tool. Remove the side covers using the plastic opening tool.
  • Remove the side covers using the plastic opening tool.

After removing the side covers, you will be able to pull off the front cover. Be careful when you pull the front cover to avoid breaking anything.
  • After removing the side covers, you will be able to pull off the front cover.

  • Be careful when you pull the front cover to avoid breaking anything.

To remove the top cover, you need to open a 3.7 mm screw as shown.
  • To remove the top cover, you need to open a 3.7 mm screw as shown.

Release the top cover by lifting several tabs with the plastic opening tool. Go gently to avoid breaking them. Release the top cover by lifting several tabs with the plastic opening tool. Go gently to avoid breaking them. Release the top cover by lifting several tabs with the plastic opening tool. Go gently to avoid breaking them.
  • Release the top cover by lifting several tabs with the plastic opening tool. Go gently to avoid breaking them.

With the top cover removed the speaker can be very easily removed or replaced. With the top cover removed the speaker can be very easily removed or replaced. With the top cover removed the speaker can be very easily removed or replaced.
  • With the top cover removed the speaker can be very easily removed or replaced.

Conclusion

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

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In step 5, comparing it with the similar DMC-TZ35 I rather think there should be 3 screws, not 2. A 3rd hole can be seen at the bottom.

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