Introduction

If you have any problems due to a bad motherboard, this guide will instruct you how to replace it.

  1. Remove the 6-7.9mm ph#0 screws on the back and bottom.
    • Remove the 6-7.9mm ph#0 screws on the back and bottom.

    • Remove the one 3.8mm ph#0 screw on the bottom.

    • Remove the two 7.5mm ph#0 screws on the back and bottom.

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  2. Remove 5.8mm ph#1 screw from the side button panel.
    • Remove 5.8mm ph#1 screw from the side button panel.

    • Slide the viewfinder all the way to the right and remove the 7.9mm ph#0 screw.

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    • Pry along the seam on the top side near the buttons with a spudger.

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    • Pull the left panel away from the rest of the camcorder.

    • Unplug the red speaker cable located at the rear of the device.

    • Be careful to not pull too hard. The speaker cable is still connected to the panel and it can rip.

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    • Pull back the plastic tabs along the edges of the motherboard.

    • Disconnect all the cables along the left side of the motherboard.

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    • Disconnect all cables along the bottom of the motherboard.

    • Pull the motherboard away from the camcorder.

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    • Desolder the two black wires holding the motherboard to the camcorder using a soldering iron.

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Conclusion

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

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