Introduction

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

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.
  • 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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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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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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