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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the LCD viewing screen on the back of the Pentax Optio WG-2.

  1. Remove all four 1 mm JIS #00 screws from the back of the camera. Remove all four 1 mm JIS #00 screws from the back of the camera.
    • Remove all four 1 mm JIS #00 screws from the back of the camera.

  2. Use your finger to peel the grip off the top of the camera.
    • Use your finger to peel the grip off the top of the camera.

    • For best results, start from the right side of the camera, opposite the buttons.

    • Once the grip is removed, you will most likely lose the water-tight seal.

  3. Use the tweezers to remove the two buttons from the top of the camera.
    • Use the tweezers to remove the two buttons from the top of the camera.

    • The buttons may fall out while removing the grip.

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  5. Remove the three 1 mm JIS #000 screws from the top. Remove the 1 mm JIS #000 screw from the bottom. Remove the 1 mm JIS #000 screw from the bottom.
    • Remove the three 1 mm JIS #000 screws from the top.

    • Remove the 1 mm JIS #000 screw from the bottom.

  6. Carefully separate the back and the front of the camera.
    • Carefully separate the back and the front of the camera.

    • There are three ribbon cables connecting the two boards. Be careful not to tear them.

  7. Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the small retaining flaps on the ribbon cable ZIF connectors.
    • Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the small retaining flaps on the ribbon cable ZIF connectors.

    • Carefully pull the ribbon cables out of their sockets.

  8. Carefully remove the clear tape covering the screws and the ribbon cable. Be careful not to tear the ribbon cable when removing the tape.
    • Carefully remove the clear tape covering the screws and the ribbon cable.

    • Be careful not to tear the ribbon cable when removing the tape.

    • We want to remove the larger silver panel (right). The best way to do this is to slightly bend the cover backwards and use the tweezers to grab a corner and slowly lift the screen up and out.

  9. Once the screen is removed you should have two pieces as seen in the picture. The screen is the silver rectangle in the top of the picture or the component seen in picture two.
    • Once the screen is removed you should have two pieces as seen in the picture.

    • The screen is the silver rectangle in the top of the picture or the component seen in picture two.

Conclusion

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

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Dónde puedo comprar el Display?

Where I can buy the dispaly?

Sebastian Mesa - Reply

opération réussie ça marche nickel la plus grosse difficultée est de remettre correctement les 3 connecteurs

impératif: utiliser les bons outils comme indiqué attention aux vis il y a un petit joint et les longueurs différentes ne pas mélanger !!!

merci pour ce super tuto ….

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