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.

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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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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Carefully flip up the black tab that holds the zoom lens ribbon in place. 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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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
  • 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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It is now safe for you to remove the zoom lens. It is now safe for you to remove the zoom lens.
  • 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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