Introduction

In this guide you will take the following steps to replace the motherboard in the Samsung PL200.

Remove the two 3mm black external scews from he camera's side using the #000 Philips Screwdriver. Remove the five 3mm silver external screws from the camera's side and bottom using the #000 Philips Screwdriver
  • Remove the two 3mm black external scews from he camera's side using the #000 Philips Screwdriver.

  • Remove the five 3mm silver external screws from the camera's side and bottom using the #000 Philips Screwdriver

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

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Remove the 3mm screw holding the circuit board using the #000 Philips Screwdriver. Remove any tape on the circuit board and screen. Using Tweezers, unplug the wires from the circuit board and remove it.
  • Remove the 3mm screw holding the circuit board using the #000 Philips Screwdriver.

  • Remove any tape on the circuit board and screen.

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

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

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Set the screen and metal brace aside
  • Set the screen and metal brace aside

  • Open the camera's battery cover.

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Using the #000 Phillips Screwdriver, remove the two 3mm screws holding the motherboard in place.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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Desolder the four wires from the old motherboard. Desolder the four wires from the old motherboard.
  • Desolder the four wires from the old motherboard.

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Last, solder on a functional motherboard at this stage and reassemble the device. Last, solder on a functional motherboard at this stage and reassemble the device.
  • Last, solder on a functional motherboard 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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