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.

  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

  3. Remove screws from outside of camera. There are 6 screws total. 3 screws on underside. 1 screw on right side, near battery cover.
    • 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.

  4. Use screwdriver to remove screws.
    • Use screwdriver to remove screws.

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

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

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

  7. This is the camera without the front cover.
    • This is the camera without the front cover.

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

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

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

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  12. Remove the back cover.
    • Remove the back cover.

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

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

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

  16. Flip camera to other side. Use tweezers to peel off black sticker, located in middle of the motherboard.
    • Flip camera to other side.

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

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

  18. The LCD is now removed from the camera.
    • The LCD is now removed from the camera.

  19. This is the CCD module.
    • This is the CCD module.

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

    • These are the two ribbons.

  21. Remove CCD module.
    • Remove CCD module.

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

  22. The CCD module is now removed from the camera.
    • The CCD module is now removed from the camera.

  23. These two screws hold in the AV port. Use Phillips screwdriver to remove screws.
    • These two screws hold in the AV port.

    • Use Phillips screwdriver to remove screws.

  24. Remove metal screw plate.
    • Remove metal screw plate.

  25. Use pry stick to pop off ribbon.
    • Use pry stick to pop off ribbon.

  26. Remove AV port from camera.
    • Remove AV port from camera.

  27. The battery cover is located here. Pull away from camera to remove.
    • The battery cover is located here.

    • Pull away from camera to remove.

  28. Grip on the top and bottom. Pull up and out to remove motherboard and attached parts.
    • Grip on the top and bottom.

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

  29. 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.
    • 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.

  30. The motherboard is now removed from the camera.
    • The motherboard is now removed from the camera.

Conclusion

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

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