Introduction

Before removing the Motherboard you must first remove the LCD Screen.

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  • The battery compartment is located on the bottom side of the camera. Push the button in, and slide the cover to get access to the batteries.

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Image 1/2: When putting new batteries in, make sure they are pointing the right direction. Image 2/2: When putting new batteries in, make sure they are pointing the right direction.
  • The batteries will slide right out.

  • When putting new batteries in, make sure they are pointing the right direction.

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Image 1/3: Six screws are 3.6 mm. Image 2/3: The seventh screw is 3.2 mm. Image 3/3: The seventh screw is 3.2 mm.
  • Remove the 7 screws holding the front case in place, with a #00 screwdriver.

    • Six screws are 3.6 mm.

    • The seventh screw is 3.2 mm.

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Image 1/3: The front case snaps into place in three places: Image 2/3: At the top and bottom of the battery side (opposite of side pictured) of the case. Image 3/3: Right in the middle of the DC-in side (side pictured) of the case.
  • Pulling the front case off, requires applying enough strength in the right areas.

  • The front case snaps into place in three places:

    • At the top and bottom of the battery side (opposite of side pictured) of the case.

    • Right in the middle of the DC-in side (side pictured) of the case.

    • Top of the camera, to the left of the power button.

  • Once those places are disconnected, the front case will pop right off.

  • The camera in the first two pictures is upside down. This is the best position to place your thumbs to remove the case.

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Image 1/1: After removal of the screw the case will be loose, but do not tug it off. There is a cord connecting the rear controls to the motherboard.
  • Remove the 3.2 mm screw in the battery compartment using a #00 screwdriver.

  • After removal of the screw the case will be loose, but do not tug it off. There is a cord connecting the rear controls to the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Lift the white latch using a fingernail or a spudger. Image 2/3: Pull the cord from its connector. Image 3/3: Pull the cord from its connector.
  • Carefully pull the rear case away from the camera until you have access to the cord connected to the motherboard.

  • Lift the white latch using a fingernail or a spudger.

  • Pull the cord from its connector.

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Image 1/2: After removing the screws the display will be free. Do not remove it. Like the rear case, there is a cord connecting it to the motherboard that must be disconnected first. Image 2/2: After removing the screws the display will be free. Do not remove it. Like the rear case, there is a cord connecting it to the motherboard that must be disconnected first.
  • Remove the two 2.7 mm screws using a #00 screwdriver.

  • After removing the screws the display will be free. Do not remove it. Like the rear case, there is a cord connecting it to the motherboard that must be disconnected first.

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Image 1/3: Remove the ribbon cord from its connector. Image 2/3: Remove the LCD from the rest of the camera. Image 3/3: Remove the LCD from the rest of the camera.
  • Using a spudger, lift the latch on the connector.

  • Remove the ribbon cord from its connector.

  • Remove the LCD from the rest of the camera.

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Image 1/2: Removing these pieces of tape will void the camera warranty. They serve no functional purpose and do not need to be replaced during reassembly. Image 2/2: Removing these pieces of tape will void the camera warranty. They serve no functional purpose and do not need to be replaced during reassembly.
  • Remove the 2 pieces of translucent yellow tape.

  • Removing these pieces of tape will void the camera warranty. They serve no functional purpose and do not need to be replaced during reassembly.

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  • Remove the seven 2.7 mm using a #00 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the ribbon cord located near the top right corner of the motherboard. Do this by carefully pulling the cord out of the socket using a pair of tweezers.

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Image 1/1: Use tweezers or a spudger to lift the latch on the connector.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cord located on the left side of the motherboard.

  • Use tweezers or a spudger to lift the latch on the connector.

  • Carefully remove the cord from the connector.

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Image 1/2: Be careful to not damage any part of the circuit board with the soldering iron. Image 2/2: Be careful to not damage any part of the circuit board with the soldering iron.
  • De-solder the 2 connection points.

  • Be careful to not damage any part of the circuit board with the soldering iron.

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  • Remove the motherboard from the camera casing.

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Conclusion

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

Alex Wolff

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