Introduction

Should either the memory card reader, USB or HDMI ports become unresponsive or otherwise damaged, it will be necessary to replace the motherboard. This guide will show how to replace the camera's motherboard.

  1. Using a Phillips #00 precision screwdriver, remove the seven 4mm screws (5 on the bottom of the device and 1 on each of the two sides) holding the back panel to the camera. Using a Phillips #00 precision screwdriver, remove the seven 4mm screws (5 on the bottom of the device and 1 on each of the two sides) holding the back panel to the camera.
    • Using a Phillips #00 precision screwdriver, remove the seven 4mm screws (5 on the bottom of the device and 1 on each of the two sides) holding the back panel to the camera.

  2. Using a Phillips #00 precision screwdriver, remove the last 4mm screw located inside the input ports' compartment.
    • Using a Phillips #00 precision screwdriver, remove the last 4mm screw located inside the input ports' compartment.

  3. Place a plastic opening tool into the gap between the back panel and camera body, from both the top and the bottom of camera. Carefully pry open the camera and separate the back panel. Place a plastic opening tool into the gap between the back panel and camera body, from both the top and the bottom of camera. Carefully pry open the camera and separate the back panel.
    • Place a plastic opening tool into the gap between the back panel and camera body, from both the top and the bottom of camera. Carefully pry open the camera and separate the back panel.

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  5. Using tweezers or your fingers, pull the display's black ribbon from the motherboard. This frees the back panel altogether. To safely remove ribbons, you would need to first unlock the holding mechanism by lifting up the black strip atop the ribbon adapter.
    • Using tweezers or your fingers, pull the display's black ribbon from the motherboard. This frees the back panel altogether.

    • To safely remove ribbons, you would need to first unlock the holding mechanism by lifting up the black strip atop the ribbon adapter.

  6. Using a Phillips #00 precision screwdriver, remove the three 4mm screws holding the motherboard in place.
    • Using a Phillips #00 precision screwdriver, remove the three 4mm screws holding the motherboard in place.

  7. Using tweezers or a plastic opening tool, release the locks on the ribbon receptors by flicking up the black bars on the holds. Pull the five ribbons away from the motherboard (one hidden from view). This will free the motherboard completely from the device. To safely remove ribbons, you would need to first unlock the holding mechanism by lifting up the black strip atop the ribbon adapter. To safely remove ribbons, you would need to first unlock the holding mechanism by lifting up the black strip atop the ribbon adapter.
    • Using tweezers or a plastic opening tool, release the locks on the ribbon receptors by flicking up the black bars on the holds. Pull the five ribbons away from the motherboard (one hidden from view). This will free the motherboard completely from the device.

    • To safely remove ribbons, you would need to first unlock the holding mechanism by lifting up the black strip atop the ribbon adapter.

  8. The motherboard is now free. Pull the motherboard up and slightly away from the input compartment; it will lift out easily.
    • The motherboard is now free. Pull the motherboard up and slightly away from the input compartment; it will lift out easily.

Conclusion

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

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4 Comments

any suggestions where to get the board? i oly found one on aliexpress for $100

Sergei Levitan - Reply

I have a nx300 that wont switch on (green power light flickers when battery inserted) do you know if there is an internal fuse which can be replaced?

cheers

Tom

Tom - Reply

I suggest you should buy a replacement motherboard to have your full functional operations.

yaksyari - Reply

What is the price of motheboard

nesphory assenga - Reply

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