Introduction

Here is a straight forward repair of broken LCD. The repair should take no longer than 15 minutes. Replacement LCD's are available for under USD $20.

  1. The broken LCD is immediately visible when the camera is turned on. Remove the batteries and, if so equipped, the memory card. Remove the three  Philips screws from the bottom of the camera with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
    • The broken LCD is immediately visible when the camera is turned on.

    • Remove the batteries and, if so equipped, the memory card.

    • Remove the three Philips screws from the bottom of the camera with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

  2. Remove the two Philips screws from the right side of the camera. Remove the two Philips screws from the left side of the camera. Split the housing by either using a plastic opening tool, or your finger nails. No excessive force is necessary. For ease of accomplishment, start at the battery compartment.
    • Remove the two Philips screws from the right side of the camera.

    • Remove the two Philips screws from the left side of the camera.

    • Split the housing by either using a plastic opening tool, or your finger nails. No excessive force is necessary. For ease of accomplishment, start at the battery compartment.

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  4. Once the rear case has been removed, the LCD and frame are easily identified. Fold the LCD to the right, away from the frame. Do not try to remove the LCD  yet since the ribbon cable is still connected.
    • Once the rear case has been removed, the LCD and frame are easily identified.

    • Fold the LCD to the right, away from the frame.

    • Do not try to remove the LCD yet since the ribbon cable is still connected.

    • Remove the three Philips screws from the LCD frame.

  5. When the LCD frame is removed, the ribbon cable becomes clearly visible. Flip the LCD to its  left side. Open the clip of the connector by moving the black lock to the right. Remove the LCD
    • When the LCD frame is removed, the ribbon cable becomes clearly visible.

    • Flip the LCD to its left side. Open the clip of the connector by moving the black lock to the right.

    • Remove the LCD

  6. Ensure the screen displayed greets you, once you reassembled your camera
    • Ensure the screen displayed greets you, once you reassembled your camera

Conclusion

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

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