Introduction

If your computer does not register that the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300 is plugged in then the HDMI/USB ports may need to be replaced.

Make sure the camera is powered off
  • Make sure the camera is powered off

  • Turn the camera upside down. This is a view of the bottom of the camera.

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Push battery cover away from the camera.
  • Push battery cover away from the camera.

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Push the blue tab that secures the battery. The battery will then spring out.
  • Push the blue tab that secures the battery. The battery will then spring out.

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Remove the battery. Remove the battery.
  • Remove the battery.

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Make sure to remove the battery before disassembly to prevent electrocution. Remove the 3 (4 cm) Phillips head screws located on the back of the camera. Remove the 2 (4 cm) Phillips head screws on the right side of the camera.
  • Make sure to remove the battery before disassembly to prevent electrocution.

  • Remove the 3 (4 cm) Phillips head screws located on the back of the camera.

  • Remove the 2 (4 cm) Phillips head screws on the right side of the camera.

  • Turn the camera upside down to remove the remaining the 3 (4 cm) Phillips head screws holding the plastic camera housing together.

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Using a plastic opening tool, separate the plastic camera housing. Using a plastic opening tool, separate the plastic camera housing.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, separate the plastic camera housing.

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Disconnect the ribbon wire attaching the screen to the camera.
  • Disconnect the ribbon wire attaching the screen to the camera.

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Carefully remove the 7 ribbon wires connected to the mother board. Remove the 2 (5 cm) Phillips head screws on the speaker mounting bracket. Remove the 3 (4 cm) Phillips head screws that secure the motherboard to the camera.
  • Carefully remove the 7 ribbon wires connected to the mother board.

  • Remove the 2 (5 cm) Phillips head screws on the speaker mounting bracket.

  • Remove the 3 (4 cm) Phillips head screws that secure the motherboard to the camera.

  • Lift up on the speaker mounting bracket to remove it.

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Carefully disconnect the ribbon wire connecting the HDMI port to the Motherboard. Once the Motherboard is removed the replacement can be installed.
  • Carefully disconnect the ribbon wire connecting the HDMI port to the Motherboard.

  • Once the Motherboard is removed the replacement can be installed.

Would you know how do I remove the lens parts? My zoom is broken and I can find new parts on ebay, but I don't know how to remove and replace it. Thanks!

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Remove the 3 (4 cm) Phillips head screws securing a mounting bracket over the HDMI/USB Port.
  • Remove the 3 (4 cm) Phillips head screws securing a mounting bracket over the HDMI/USB Port.

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Lift up on the mounting bracket to remove the HDMI/USB Port from the camera.
  • Lift up on the mounting bracket to remove the HDMI/USB Port from the camera.

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Once the HDMI/USB Port is removed the replacement can be installed.
  • Once the HDMI/USB Port is removed the replacement can be installed.

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Conclusion

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

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