Introduction

This guide will allow the user to remove the LCD screen from the camera to be replaced.

The battery compartment is located on the bottom of camera. Move the slider from the 'lock' position to the 'open' position.
  • The battery compartment is located on the bottom of camera.

  • Move the slider from the 'lock' position to the 'open' position.

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Battery not shown. Pull battery from compartment. Insert newly charged battery into compartment, as shown in diagram (located in compartment).
  • Battery not shown.

  • Pull battery from compartment.

  • Insert newly charged battery into compartment, as shown in diagram (located in compartment).

  • Shut compartment door.

  • Move the slider back to the 'lock' position.

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Use the Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 4mm length screws. There are 6 screws total.
  • Use the Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 4mm length screws. There are 6 screws total.

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The 4 mm length screws are located on each side and on the bottom of the camera. 2 screws on each side (4 total). 2 screws on bottom.
  • The 4 mm length screws are located on each side and on the bottom of the camera.

  • 2 screws on each side (4 total).

  • 2 screws on bottom.

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Gently pry around the front cover using the plastic opening tool.
  • Gently pry around the front cover using the plastic opening tool.

  • Carefully separate front cover from body of camera.

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

  • They front cover will still be connected by a ribbon. Be careful not to break the ribbon.

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This is the camera with the front cover unscrewed and partially removed.
  • This is the camera with the front cover unscrewed and partially removed.

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Peel the black sticker from the motherboard. Locate the connection ribbon between the front cover and the body of the device.
  • Peel the black sticker from the motherboard.

  • Locate the connection ribbon between the front cover and the body of the device.

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Pull the ribbon out of the connection port so that they are completely disconnected. Pull the ribbon out of the connection port so that they are completely disconnected.
  • Pull the ribbon out of the connection port so that they are completely disconnected.

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Use the plastic opening tool to separate the back cover from the inner hardware. Continue until back cover can be pulled away from inner hardware.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to separate the back cover from the inner hardware.

  • Continue until back cover can be pulled away from inner hardware.

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Remove the back cover so that the back cover is now completely separate from the body of the device. Remove the back cover so that the back cover is now completely separate from the body of the device.
  • Remove the back cover so that the back cover is now completely separate from the body of the device.

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Pry the LCD screen using the spudger from the back of the camera. Flip screen away from body of device. Flip screen away from body of device.
  • Pry the LCD screen using the spudger from the back of the camera.

  • Flip screen away from body of device.

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Lay the camera as shown, so that screen and camera body are next to each other, connected by the yellow ribbon.
  • Lay the camera as shown, so that screen and camera body are next to each other, connected by the yellow ribbon.

  • Peel back the black sticker covering the motherboard.

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Locate the yellow ribbon's connection port. Flip the black bar holding the ribbon in place toward the body of the camera.
  • Locate the yellow ribbon's connection port.

  • Flip the black bar holding the ribbon in place toward the body of the camera.

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Pull the yellow ribbon out of the connection port.
  • Pull the yellow ribbon out of the connection port.

  • The LCD screen is now separate from the body of the device.

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Conclusion

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

Leslie Mundell

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Very nice guide... Could you provide a dealer where it is possible to find spare parts for Sony cameras?

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