Introduction

The zoom lens moves in and out of the camera while focusing on subjects at various distances. At times, the lens can stop functioning correctly.

1.    On the left side of the camera, using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew and remove four (3mm) screws. Place screws on tray for safe keeping. 2.    On the bottom of the camera, Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, now unscrew and remove three (3mm) screws. Place screws on tray for safe keeping. On the right side of camera, Using a #00 screwdriver, unscrew and remove the two (3mm) screws. Place screws on tray for safe keeping.
  • 1. On the left side of the camera, using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew and remove four (3mm) screws. Place screws on tray for safe keeping.

  • 2. On the bottom of the camera, Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, now unscrew and remove three (3mm) screws. Place screws on tray for safe keeping.

  • On the right side of camera, Using a #00 screwdriver, unscrew and remove the two (3mm) screws. Place screws on tray for safe keeping.

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•    Locate battery door located on the bottom of the camera. Slide the battery door open using the ifixit opening tool. Gently open the back cover of camera.
  • • Locate battery door located on the bottom of the camera. Slide the battery door open using the ifixit opening tool.

  • Gently open the back cover of camera.

  • Do not pull the cover off completely because it is still attached to the logic board.

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Locate where the LCD screen ribbon is attached to the logic board. Using the ifixit opening tool, push the black tab connecting the LCD screen ribbon to the logic board away from you. Gently pull the ribbon away from the logic board with thumb and index fingers.
  • Locate where the LCD screen ribbon is attached to the logic board.

  • Using the ifixit opening tool, push the black tab connecting the LCD screen ribbon to the logic board away from you.

  • Gently pull the ribbon away from the logic board with thumb and index fingers.

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Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew and remove the (3mm) screw on the bottom of the logic board, just above the tripod attachment. Place  screws on tray for safe keeping. Gently pull the front of the case off.
  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew and remove the (3mm) screw on the bottom of the logic board, just above the tripod attachment. Place screws on tray for safe keeping.

  • Gently pull the front of the case off.

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Locate the black patch covering the ribbon that connects the zoom lens to the logic board. Carefully remove the black patch using tweezers.
  • Locate the black patch covering the ribbon that connects the zoom lens to the logic board.

  • Carefully remove the black patch using tweezers.

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With tweezers, gently lift the black tab that holds the zoom lens ribbon in place. Carefully remove the zoom lens ribbon.
  • With tweezers, gently lift the black tab that holds the zoom lens ribbon in place.

  • Carefully remove the zoom lens ribbon.

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•    Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew and remove the three (3mm) screws shown on the back of the logic board. Place screws on tray for safe keeping. On the left side of the logic board, using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew and remove the 3mm screw. Place screws on tray for safe keeping.
  • • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew and remove the three (3mm) screws shown on the back of the logic board. Place screws on tray for safe keeping.

  • On the left side of the logic board, using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew and remove the 3mm screw. Place screws on tray for safe keeping.

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It is now safe for you to remove the zoom lens. To reassemble the device, follow these steps in reverse.
  • It is now safe for you to remove the zoom lens.

  • To reassemble the device, follow these steps in reverse.

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Conclusion

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

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