Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the back buttons panel of a Samsung DV180F when damaged. This procedure is very simple since the device is not entirely disassembled. It only involes loosening a few screws and unpluging the connecting ribbons.

Safety First: ensure the camera is turned off and battery is taken out before you begin. Remove the two external screws from the camera using a Phillips 000 screwdriver.
  • Safety First: ensure the camera is turned off and battery is taken out before you begin.

  • Remove the two external screws from the camera using a Phillips 000 screwdriver.

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Insert a plastic opening tool in the gap between the camera body and back panel.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool in the gap between the camera body and back panel.

  • Pry along the right side of the camera to separate the back panel.

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Once the camera is open, remove the two internal screws using a Phillips 000 screwdriver.
  • Once the camera is open, remove the two internal screws using a Phillips 000 screwdriver.

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Use a plastic opening tool to release the lock securing the ribbon receptor to the right side of the motherboard. Ribbons have to be unlocked before removal to prevent damage.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to release the lock securing the ribbon receptor to the right side of the motherboard.

    • Ribbons have to be unlocked before removal to prevent damage.

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Gently lift the circuit board from the camera.
  • Gently lift the circuit board from the camera.

  • Remove the display ribbon receptor lock to remove back panel from the motherboard.

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Remove back display. Replace the back button panel.
  • Remove back display.

  • Replace the back button panel.

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Conclusion

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

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