Introduction

Use this guide to replace a damaged or broken motherboard.

  1. Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove 5 screws from the camera.  There are 2 4mm screws on the left side, 2 2mm screws on the right side and 1 4mm screw on the bottom.
    • Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove 5 screws from the camera. There are 2 4mm screws on the left side, 2 2mm screws on the right side and 1 4mm screw on the bottom.

    • Do not mix the 5 screws; they are different sizes.

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  2. Use your fingers to pull the back cover off.
    • Use your fingers to pull the back cover off.

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    • Separate the button panel to reveal the port holding the screen on.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to help with this task.

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    • Remove the yellow cable by pulling gently upwards, away from the inside of the camera, until it separates from its port.

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    • Remove 2 3mm screws from the metal plate covering the motherboard and lens using a Phillips #00 screw driver.

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    • Remove the 4 cables connecting the motherboard to the camera body.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to help with this task.

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Conclusion

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

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Thanks for great info. I should add that one can also clean the sensor. Sensor is circular plate with 3 screws at back of the lens. Now the camera is like new!

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Where can you buy a replacement motherboard?

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