Introduction

This guide will allow the user to access the motherboard for installation, replacement, or removal.

  1. The battery cover is located on the right side of the camera.
    • The battery cover is located on the right side of the camera.

    • Slide the cover to expose the battery.

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  2. Ensure that the battery lines up properly with the slot in the camera.
    • Ensure that the battery lines up properly with the slot in the camera.

    • Slide battery in.

    • Slide cover closed.

    • Battery not shown

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    • Remove screws from outside of camera. There are 6 screws total.

    • 3 screws on underside.

    • 1 screw on right side, near battery cover.

    • 2 screws on left side.

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    • Use screwdriver to remove screws.

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    • Gently pull the front cover off of the main camera.

    • All of the inner parts of the camera are attached to the back screen.

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    • The front cover is now removed from the camera and the internal hardware is now exposed.

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    • This is the camera without the front cover.

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    • Remove tripod piece located at the bottom of the camera. This piece should slide out with ease.

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    • Slide open the top panel. This is located on the top of the camera, where the power button and shutter button are.

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    • Pull apart the inner hardware from the back case by prying on the left side.

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    • Remove the back cover.

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    • The back cover is now removed from the internal hardware.

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    • Use the spudger to pry the LCD from the camera.

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    • The LCD is now removed from the camera, although attached by a ribbon at the bottom of the camera.

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    • Flip camera to other side.

    • Use tweezers to peel off black sticker, located in middle of the motherboard.

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    • Use pry stick to pop out LCD connector ribbon, also called the ZIF connector.

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    • The LCD is now removed from the camera.

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    • This is the CCD module.

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    • Use plastic opening tool pop open the two ribbons attaching to the CCD module.

    • These are the two ribbons.

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    • Remove CCD module.

      • You may have to tug on the ribbons to remove the CCD module.

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    • The CCD module is now removed from the camera.

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    • These two screws hold in the AV port.

    • Use Phillips screwdriver to remove screws.

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    • Remove metal screw plate.

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    • Use pry stick to pop off ribbon.

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    • Remove AV port from camera.

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    • The battery cover is located here.

    • Pull away from camera to remove.

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    • Grip on the top and bottom.

    • Pull up and out to remove motherboard and attached parts.

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    • Flip motherboard parts to position shown.

    • There are three ribbons still attached to the motherboard.

    • Pull these three ribbons to remove remaining parts from motherboard.

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    • The motherboard is now removed from the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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Superb,thank you very much !!!

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