Introduction

The zoom lens moves in and out from the camera to zoom in and out on subjects. It may become damaged causing it to stop functioning correctly.

Image 1/3: Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the three (3mm) screws on the bottom of the camera. Image 2/3: Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the two (3mm) screws on the right side of the camera. Image 3/3: Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the two (3mm) screws on the right side of the camera.
  • Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the four (3mm) screws on the left side of the camera.

  • Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the three (3mm) screws on the bottom of the camera.

  • Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the two (3mm) screws on the right side of the camera.

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Image 1/2: Gently pull the back cover (the side with the LCD screen attached) away from the rest of the camera. Image 2/2: Do not pull the cover off completely because it is still attached to the logic board.
  • Slide open the battery door and use a plastic opening tool to slightly open the side of the case.

  • Gently pull the back cover (the side with the LCD screen attached) away from the rest of the camera.

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

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Image 1/3: Using the plastic opening tool, flip the black tab that connects the LCD screen ribbon to the logic board away from you. Image 2/3: Gently pull the ribbon away from the logic board. Image 3/3: Gently pull the ribbon away from the logic board.
  • Locate where the LCD screen ribbon is attached to the logic board.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, flip the black tab that connects the LCD screen ribbon to the logic board away from you.

  • Gently pull the ribbon away from the logic board.

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Image 1/2: Gently pull the front of the case away from the insides of the camera. Image 2/2: Gently pull the front of the case away from the insides of the camera.
  • Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the screw (3mm) on the bottom of the logic board, just above the tripod attachment.

  • Gently pull the front of the case away from the insides of the camera.

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Image 1/2: Carefully remove the black patch using tweezers. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: Carefully remove the zoom lens ribbon. Image 2/2: Carefully remove the zoom lens ribbon.
  • Carefully flip up the black tab that holds the zoom lens ribbon in place.

  • Carefully remove the zoom lens ribbon.

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Image 1/2: Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the (3mm) screw on the left side of the logic board Image 2/2: Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the (3mm) screw on the left side of the logic board
  • Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the three (3mm) screws shown on the back of the logic board.

  • Using a #00 screw driver, unscrew and remove the (3mm) screw on the left side of the logic board

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • It is now safe for you to remove the zoom lens.

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Conclusion

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

Aric Champagne

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