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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.

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  • 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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