Introduction

This guide requires opening up your Samsung Pl200 to access and replace the lens unit. You will need a #000 Phillips Screwdriver and a Plastic Opening Tool.

Image 1/2: Remove the 5 silver 3mm external screws from the camera's side and bottom using the #000 Phillips Screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove the 5 silver 3mm external screws from the camera's side and bottom using the #000 Phillips Screwdriver.
  • Remove the 2 black 3mm external screws from the camera's side using the #000 Phillips Screwdriver.

  • Remove the 5 silver 3mm external screws from the camera's side and bottom using the #000 Phillips Screwdriver.

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  • Use the Plastic Opening Tool and your fingers to pry off and remove the external cover.

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Image 1/3: Remove any tape on the circuit board and screen. It is unnecessary and can be thrown away. Image 2/3: Using Tweezers, unplug the wires from the circuit board and remove it. Image 3/3: Using Tweezers, unplug the wires from the circuit board and remove it.
  • Remove the 3mm screw holding the circuit board using the #000 Phillips Screwdriver.

  • Remove any tape on the circuit board and screen. It is unnecessary and can be thrown away.

  • Using Tweezers, unplug the wires from the circuit board and remove it.

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Image 1/2: Remove the metal brace using the Plastic Opening Tool. Image 2/2: Remove the metal brace using the Plastic Opening Tool.
  • Flip the LCD screen forward and remove the two 3mm screws beneath it using the #000 Phillips Screwdriver.

  • Remove the metal brace using the Plastic Opening Tool.

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Image 1/2: Separate the screen and the metal brace from the camera body. Image 2/2: Separate the screen and the metal brace from the camera body.
  • Lift the black latch where the screen plugs into the motherboard and pull the cord to remove the screen.

  • Separate the screen and the metal brace from the camera body.

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  • Remove the front cover of the camera using your fingers and the Plastic Opening Tool.

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Image 1/1: Open the camera's battery cover.
  • Set the screen and metal brace aside.

  • Open the camera's battery cover.

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Image 1/1: There may be tape still on the motherboard, if so, remove it.
  • Using the #000 Phillips Screwdriver, remove the two 3mm screws holding the motherboard in place.

  • There may be tape still on the motherboard, if so, remove it.

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Image 1/3: Use the Tweezers to disconnect the lens unit cord that is at the bottom of the camera from the motherboard. Image 2/3: Remove the last 3mm screw that holds the motherboard in place. Image 3/3: Remove the last 3mm screw that holds the motherboard in place.
  • Use the Tweezers to remove the tape from bottom of the camera.

  • Use the Tweezers to disconnect the lens unit cord that is at the bottom of the camera from the motherboard.

  • Remove the last 3mm screw that holds the motherboard in place.

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Image 1/3: Gently lift the lens unit from the frame. Image 2/3: Separate the lens unit, motherboard, and camera. Image 3/3: Separate the lens unit, motherboard, and camera.
  • Use the Tweezers to unplug the small lens unit cord from the camera frame on the back side of the camera.

  • Gently lift the lens unit from the frame.

  • Separate the lens unit, motherboard, and camera.

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Image 1/3: Use the Tweezers to remove the first large lens unit cord from the motherboard. Image 2/3: Use the Tweezers to remove the second large lens unit cord from the motherboard. Image 3/3: Use the Tweezers to remove the second large lens unit cord from the motherboard.
  • Use the Tweezers to remove the small cord from motherboard.

  • Use the Tweezers to remove the first large lens unit cord from the motherboard.

  • Use the Tweezers to remove the second large lens unit cord from the motherboard.

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  • You have now separated the lens unit, replace it with a functional lens unit at this stage and reassemble the device.

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Conclusion

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

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