Introduction

The LCD screen is a helpful display when taking photos. A cracked or damaged screen needs replacement.

  1. Turn off the camera by sliding the power switch.
    • Turn off the camera by sliding the power switch.

  2. Tilt up the LCD screen.
    • Tilt up the LCD screen.

    • Use a Phillips head 000 screwdriver to remove the two 2.0mm screws on the bottom of the LCD screen.

    • Use a Phillips head 000 screwdriver to remove the two 1.0mm screws on the smaller backplate of the LCD screen that covers the ribbon cable.

    • The smaller backplate should easily come off. Put it to the side.

    • Use a Phillips head 000 screwdriver to remove the two 1.0mm screws on the bigger backplate of the LCD.

    • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the larger backplate from the LCD screen.

    • With your hands, gently remove the black plastic piece on the backside of the LCD screen.

    • Using tweezers, gently pull up and away on the ribbon cable connected to the motherboard, after which, the LCD screen should come off.

    • The motherboard ribbon cable has a specific connector.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. However, when installing the ribbon cable, the connector has a specific step. The connector has a tiny flap that clamps down onto the ribbon cable in order to make it secure.

Jonathan Chen

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Sir, my unit has many lines that appear on the screen. However, the lcd glass is pristine & has no cracks. Which part is defective? Is the lcd mother board the culprit? Thank you.

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