Introduction

If you have a faulty viewfinder and would like to know how to replace it yourself, this guide will show you how to do just that. By following these 6 simple steps, you will have your camera repaired within a few minutes and you will also save a couple of bucks.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Press the ON/Off button to turn off the camera.
  • Make sure camera is turned off.

  • Press the ON/Off button to turn off the camera.

  • WARNING: Data may be lost if the camera remains on.

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Image 1/3: Remove 2 screws from the side of the camera. Image 2/3: Remove 4 screws on the bottom of the camera. Image 3/3: Remove 1 screw next to the eyepiece.
  • Use the Phillips screwdriver size #00 to remove the 1.59mm #00 screws.

  • Remove 2 screws from the side of the camera.

  • Remove 4 screws on the bottom of the camera.

  • Remove 1 screw next to the eyepiece.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two 1.59mm #00 screws on the left with the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Flip the screen back to reveal 2 hidden screws.

  • Remove the two 1.59mm #00 screws on the left with the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: Use a spudger to help pry open the back panel.
  • Pull the back panel of the camera upward.

  • Use a spudger to help pry open the back panel.

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Image 1/1: If the orange ribbon cable disconnects from its designated port,  do not panic. The cable is easy to reinsert.
  • Open the back panel to view the inside of the camera.

  • If the orange ribbon cable disconnects from its designated port, do not panic. The cable is easy to reinsert.

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Image 1/3: Detach the orange ribbon cable that connects it to the green panel by carefully pulling outwards. Image 2/3: Detach the orange ribbon cable that connects it to the green panel by carefully pulling outwards. Image 3/3: Detach the orange ribbon cable that connects it to the green panel by carefully pulling outwards.
  • Carefully pull out the the eyepiece.

  • Detach the orange ribbon cable that connects it to the green panel by carefully pulling outwards.

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Conclusion

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

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