Introduction

Use this guide to remove and replace a dysfunctional lens on the Samsung PL20 digital camera.

  1. Remove the battery and the memory card from the device.
    • Remove the battery and the memory card from the device.

    • Remove the two screws on the side of the device, to the left of the camera lens.

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  2. Remove the single screw from the bottom of the device.
    • Remove the single screw from the bottom of the device.

    • Remove the two screws on the side of the the device, to the right of the camera lens.

    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry the outside casing apart. Start from the battery compartment and work around the seem of the casing.

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    • Remove the back panel, revealing the LCD screen.

    • Pull the LCD screen out of its holder. Once you have access to the connecting strip, flip the clip upwards releasing the screen completely and remove.

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    • Gently pull the front panel from the device.

    • Remove the two screws attaching the LCD screen holder to the device.

    • Remove the screen holder from the rest of the device.

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    • Flip the grey clip upwards, releasing the connector from the device.

    • Disconnect the ribbon cable extending from the left side.

    • Disconnect the ribbon cable extending from the button bar.

      • Remove the 2 screws.

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    • Remove these 3 screws. releasing the lens from the logic board.

    • Remove the lens from the logic board.

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Conclusion

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

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Beware there is a capacitor that stores a charge even when the battery is removed. On my camera i touched it, it created a short circuit, i got a shock, and it killed my camera.

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