Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the LCD on the back of the Samsung NX3000. You can also follow this guide to remove the button panel located next to the LCD.

We highly suggest you use a magnetic project mat or an organization tray. This camera has many different types of screws and keeping them organized is key to proper reassembly.

  1. If you haven't done so already, remove the lens from the camera.
    • If you haven't done so already, remove the lens from the camera.

    • Turn the camera upside down.

    • Slide the button to the left to open the battery compartment.

    • Push the blue button up to release the battery.

    • The battery is not shown in these photos.

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  2. Remove the four 7.3 mm Phillips screws from the front of the lens assembly.
    • Remove the four 7.3 mm Phillips screws from the front of the lens assembly.

    • Remove the silver ring with tweezers.

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    • Use tweezers to remove the black plastic ring and small metal ring inside the lens assembly.

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    • Use tweezers to lift the pyramid screw and spring from the lens assembly.

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    • Remove the three 4.3 mm Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera.

    • Remove the 4.3 mm Phillips screw hiding inside the battery compartment.

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    • Remove the 4.2 mm Phillips screw from the left handgrip.

    • Remove the two 4.2 mm Phillips screws from the right handgrip.

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    • Use tweezers to remove the metal shield from the external flash mount.

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    • Remove the four 5 mm Phillips screws from the external flash mount .

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    • Remove the external flash mount.

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    • Slowly pull the bottom of the back case away from the camera.

    • Do not attempt to remove the back case as it is attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable.

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    • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the flat topped connector straight up from the motherboard.

    • Remove the back case.

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    • To remove the metal shield on the back case, remove the following screws:

    • Five black 4.2 mm Phillips screws .

    • Four silver 5.3 mm Phillips screws.

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    • Insert the pointed end of a spudger into the whole on the ribbon cable holding the button panel to the back case.

    • Remove the button panel.

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    • Use a spudger to peel back the LCD ribbon from the back case.

    • The ribbon is held in place by adhesive.

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    • Use tweezers to remove the plastic cover on the LCD hinge.

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    • Tilt the LCD so it lays flat against the back case.

    • Wiggle the LCD joints and pull the LCD away from the back case.

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Conclusion

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

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