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Introduction

This guide will teach you step by step on how to take apart the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS6 and locate the broken or malfunctioning flash component.

Parts

No parts specified.

  1. Remove the battery and the SD card.
    • Remove the battery and the SD card.

  2. Unscrew the two 1.0 mm screws on the bottom with a Phillips #000 screwdriver. Unscrew the two 1.0 mm screws to the left with a Phillips #000 screwdriver. Unscrew the two 1.0 mm screws to the right with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • Unscrew the two 1.0 mm screws on the bottom with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Unscrew the two 1.0 mm screws to the left with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Unscrew the two 1.0 mm screws to the right with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  3. Separate the back of the camera from the main body carefully.
    • Separate the back of the camera from the main body carefully.

    • Do not apply excessive force. The LCD is connected by ribbon cables that can be easily damaged.

  4. Use the tip of the spudger to flip up the black tabs on the ribbon cables. Pull gently on the ribbon cables to unseat them.
    • Use the tip of the spudger to flip up the black tabs on the ribbon cables.

    • Pull gently on the ribbon cables to unseat them.

  5. Unscrew the 1.0 mm screws to the left with Phillips #000 screwdriver. Unscrew the 1.0 mm screws to the right with Phillips #000 screwdriver. Unscrew the one bottom 1.0 mm screw with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • Unscrew the 1.0 mm screws to the left with Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Unscrew the 1.0 mm screws to the right with Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Unscrew the one bottom 1.0 mm screw with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

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  7. Separate the front of the camera from the main body carefully.
    • Separate the front of the camera from the main body carefully.

  8. Use the tip of the spudger to disengage the plastic tab. Lift the selector switch away from the motherboard carefully.
    • Use the tip of the spudger to disengage the plastic tab.

    • Lift the selector switch away from the motherboard carefully.

  9. Unscrew the three silver 1.0 mm screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver. Use the tip of the spudger to disengage the metal tab, then carefully lift the shield away from the motherboard.
    • Unscrew the three silver 1.0 mm screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Use the tip of the spudger to disengage the metal tab, then carefully lift the shield away from the motherboard.

  10. Insert the tip of the spudger into the center hole of the tripod mount, and apply force in the direction facing away from the button.
    • Insert the tip of the spudger into the center hole of the tripod mount, and apply force in the direction facing away from the button.

    • Lift the tripod mount out of the camera body carefully.

  11. Use the spudger to flip up the brown tab on the motherboard and carefully unseat the ribbon cable. Insert the tip of the spudger into the hole on the daughterboard, then apply upward force to remove the daughterboard from the main case.
    • Use the spudger to flip up the brown tab on the motherboard and carefully unseat the ribbon cable.

    • Insert the tip of the spudger into the hole on the daughterboard, then apply upward force to remove the daughterboard from the main case.

  12. Use the spudger to flip up the two tabs on the motherboard and carefully unseat the ribbon cables. Use the Phlllips #000 screwdriver to remove the three silver 1.0 mm screws. Lift the lens assembly out of the camera carefully.
    • Use the spudger to flip up the two tabs on the motherboard and carefully unseat the ribbon cables.

    • Use the Phlllips #000 screwdriver to remove the three silver 1.0 mm screws.

    • Lift the lens assembly out of the camera carefully.

  13. Use the tip of the spudger to disengage the tab on the back of the camera. Use the tip of the spudger to disengage the two tabs on the front of the camera. Lift the top assembly out of place carefully.
    • Use the tip of the spudger to disengage the tab on the back of the camera.

    • Use the tip of the spudger to disengage the two tabs on the front of the camera.

    • Lift the top assembly out of place carefully.

  14. Use the spudger to disengage the two tabs. Lift the flash assembly out of place carefully.
    • Use the spudger to disengage the two tabs.

    • Lift the flash assembly out of place carefully.

Conclusion

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

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