Introduction

This guide will show you the steps to removing and replacing the motherboard of the camera.

  1. Place the device so bottom of the camera is facing up .
    • Place the device so bottom of the camera is facing up .

    • Remove the five black M1.4 X 3.5 Phillips head screws with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  2. Remove the marked black M1.4 X 3.5 Phillips head screws on the side of the camera with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • Remove the marked black M1.4 X 3.5 Phillips head screws on the side of the camera with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  3. Remove the marked screw with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • Remove the marked screw with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  4. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the button board. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the button board.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the button board.

    The tutorial would have been more useful if the photo had shown HOW to use the plastic opening tool, which side of the tool must be used, and where to put it. Maybe a comment given as an answer could explain it.

    Jean-François Carporzen - Reply

    There is an extra screm hidden under the multi/charger-cover! Very important to know.: :)

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  6. Disconnect the control board data cable with care. Permanent damage may occur to the control board if tools are used to disconnect the data cable. Use your fingers only. Disconnect the control board data cable by wiggling carefully with your fingertips. Set the control board to the side once it is disconnected.
    • Disconnect the control board data cable with care. Permanent damage may occur to the control board if tools are used to disconnect the data cable. Use your fingers only.

    • Disconnect the control board data cable by wiggling carefully with your fingertips. Set the control board to the side once it is disconnected.

  7. Use the plastic opening tool with a prying motion to remove the side cover of the camera.
    • Use the plastic opening tool with a prying motion to remove the side cover of the camera.

    • The cover should come off easily but you might hear light snapping or popping.

  8. Orient the device so the lens is facing down.
    • Orient the device so the lens is facing down.

    • Remove the two black M1.4 X 3.5 Phillips head screws using Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  9. Orient the device so the lens is facing down.
    • Orient the device so the lens is facing down.

    • Remove the black M1.4 X 3.5 Phillips head screw.

    Removing this screw behind the side cover should be done before removing the side cover of the camera, since this screw holds the cover !

    Jean-François Carporzen - Reply

  10. LCD screen is very fragile. Handle with care. Do not use tools to remove the screen. Remove the ribbon cable connecting LCD display to camera sensor and battery housing.
    • LCD screen is very fragile. Handle with care. Do not use tools to remove the screen.

    • Remove the ribbon cable connecting LCD display to camera sensor and battery housing.

  11. Make sure all ribbon cables are unplugged and remove the motherboard.
    • Make sure all ribbon cables are unplugged and remove the motherboard.

    • Ribbon wires can be easily damaged.

    Achtung,

    alle Buchsen der Flachbandkabel sind mit einer Verriegelung versehen, diese müssen vorsichtig von hinten zum Kabel hin aufgeklappt werden. Nach dem einstecken des Kabel die Verriegelung wird herunterdrücken, Wird die Verriegelung nicht gelöst wird die Steckbuchse beschädigt sodass die Hauptplatine ausgetauscht werden muss.

    Detlef Dormann - Reply

Conclusion

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

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Marin Rusinov

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super Anleitung, trotz aller Vorsicht ist ein Flachbandkabel kaputt gegangen, und zwar das 2 adrige zu Sucher. Wie kann man Flachbandkabel reparieren oder ersetzen?

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