Introduction

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

  1. Align the camera so that the side with "4x Optical Zoom" is facing toward you.
    • 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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  2. Rotate the camera 180 degrees to face the side panel with the lanyard loop on it.
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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