Introduction

Is the View Finder not working even after the LCD/Finder button has been pressed? Then the View Finder may need replacing.

  1. 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.

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

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

    • Remove the battery.

    • Make sure to remove the battery before disassembly to prevent electrocution.

    • Remove the 3 (4 cm) Philips head screws holding the plastic camera housing together. They are 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 and remove the remaining 3 (4 cm) Phillips head screws holding the plastic housing together.

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

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

    • Remove the 1 (2 cm) Phillips head screw

    • Remove the 2 (5 cm) Phillips head screws that mount the View Finder to the camera.

    • Carefully disconnect the ribbon wire that connects the View Finder to the Motherboard.

    • Gently pull the plastic View Finder off of the metal mounting bracket.

    • The replacement View Finder can now be installed.

Conclusion

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

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