Introduction

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

Image 1/3: Remove the two screws on the side of the device, to the left of the camera lens. Image 2/3: Remove the two screws on the side of the device, to the left of the camera lens. Image 3/3: Remove the two screws on the side of the device, to the left of the camera lens.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Remove the two screws on the side of the the device, to the right of the camera lens. Image 2/3: Using a plastic opening tool, pry the outside casing apart. Start  from the battery compartment and work around the seem of the casing. Image 3/3: Using a plastic opening tool, pry the outside casing apart. Start  from the battery compartment and work around the seem of the casing.
  • 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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Image 1/3: 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. Image 2/3: 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. Image 3/3: 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.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Remove the two screws attaching the LCD  screen holder to the device. Image 2/3: Remove the screen holder from the rest of the device. Image 3/3: Remove the screen holder from the rest of the device.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Disconnect the ribbon cable extending from the left side. Image 2/3: Disconnect the ribbon cable extending from the button bar. Image 3/3: Remove the 2 screws.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Remove the lens from the logic board. Image 2/3: Remove the lens from the logic board. Image 3/3: Remove the lens from the logic board.
  • 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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