Introduction

This guide will explain how to take the necessary components of the camera apart in order to replace a damaged LCD display screen.

Image 1/2: Gently twist the bottom corner clockwise until you feel the side panel unlock. Image 2/2: Lift off the side panel and set aside.
  • Align the camera so that the side with "4x Optical Zoom" is facing toward you.

  • Gently twist the bottom corner clockwise until you feel the side panel unlock.

  • Lift off the side panel and set aside.

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Image 1/2: Gently lift the panel vertically until it lifts off Image 2/2: Take care to not lose the small rectangular portion on the bottom of the panel.
  • Rotate the camera 180 degrees to face the side panel with the lanyard loop on it.

  • Gently lift the panel vertically until it lifts off

  • Take care to not lose the small rectangular portion on the bottom of the panel.

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Image 1/3: Gently pry the screen portion from the camera portion with your fingers or a plastic prybar. Image 2/3: Do not fully separate the two components! the screen is attached by two ribbon cables. Image 3/3: Lay the display flat to expose the circuit board and the display control ribbon cables.
  • Position the camera so the bottom is facing up and the display away from the surface.

  • Gently pry the screen portion from the camera portion with your fingers or a plastic prybar.

  • Do not fully separate the two components! the screen is attached by two ribbon cables.

  • Lay the display flat to expose the circuit board and the display control ribbon cables.

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Image 1/1: Remove the ribbon cable connecting LCD display to camera sensor and battery housing
  • Using a flat head screw driver gently pry up the tab securing the ribbon cable from the display screen to the camera sensor and battery housing.

  • Remove the ribbon cable connecting LCD display to camera sensor and battery housing

  • Following the same procedure as above, uninstall the ribbon cable connecting the main camera controls to the camera sensor and battery housing

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Image 1/1: The main camera controls are now removed from the camera sensor and battery housing.
  • The LCD display screen is now removed from the camera sensor and battery housing.

  • The main camera controls are now removed from the camera sensor and battery housing.

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Image 1/1: Now the new LCD screen can be installed.
  • Unsnap LCD display screen from its mount by unsnapping it from the display screen using your finger nail.

  • Now the new LCD screen can be installed.

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Conclusion

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

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