Introduction

Having problems with the camera flash? Replacing the Flash Module is easy!

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the battery door at the bottom of the camera.
  • Locate the battery door at the bottom of the camera.

  • Press down on the door and slide it back. The door will pop open.

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Remove the battery from the door that you opened in the previous step.
  • Remove the battery from the door that you opened in the previous step.

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  • There are two screws on the left and right sides of the camera, and two screws on the bottom.

  • Use a PH00 screwdriver and remove the six 2.9mm screws.

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  • Use hands to gently pry the front casing away from the camera.

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  • Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the tab on the ZIF connector securing the motherboard ribbon cable.

  • The second picture shows what these tabs look like in their open positions.

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  • Grasp the CCD Sensor Module and remove it.

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  • This camera houses a very strong capacitor (the black cylinder). Avoid touching anything around the two wires coming out of the top. Doing so will risk serious electric shock.

  • Carefully disengage the internal components from the casing by lifting at the bottom end and giving a gentle tug.

  • The components are still connected to the casing via cables, but they are much more maneuverable.

  • The flash module is shown on the right hand side.

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  • Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the tab on the ZIF connecter securing the motherboard ribbon cable.

  • Grasp the flash module by the bottom and remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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