Introduction

Replace lens.

  1. Remove Memory Stick Pro from the card reader slot on the bottom of the camera.
    • Remove Memory Stick Pro from the card reader slot on the bottom of the camera.

    • Remove both batteries.

  2. Remove the single visible screw from both sides of the camera.
    • Remove the single visible screw from both sides of the camera.

    • Remove the two screws that are adjacent to the warning label, which is on the underside of the camera.

    • Do NOT remove all four screws from the bottom.

    • Gently remove the back cover from the camera.

    • The first time the case is removed, it will be stiff. Be patient and gently rock the cover back and forth until it slides free.

    • Remove the two screws holding the circuit board down.

    • Detach the orange cable from the board.

    • Use a thin object, like a paperclip, to gently pry the cable off the connector.

    • The LCD screen sits in two slots; one on the bottom, and one on the left edge.

    • Slide LCD screen from the two slots.

    • Do not attempt to completely remove the screen, as it is still attached to the camera.

    • To remove the LCD screen, detach the orange cable from the board.

    • If needed, replace the LCD screen.

    • Remove the two screws holding down the steel back plate.

    • Remove steel back plate.

    • Now remove the plastic plate that covers the motherboard.

    • Warning: Electric Shock From this point on, hold the camera by the chrome edges ONLY. Capacitors store electric charge even if the batteries are removed.

    • Remove the blue cable.

    • Disconnect the flash cable (black and white wires) before completely removing the front case.

    • Gently start to remove the case.

    • Once the cable is free, set aside the front case.

    • The speaker should now be clearly seen on the underside of the camera.

    • Gently unplug the speaker from the motherboard.

    • Replace the speaker.

    • Remove the orange cable connecting the battery terminal to the motherboard.

    • The battery terminal is now free from the board and can be slid out.

    • Detach two cables that go from the motherboard to the lens.

    • Remove lens.

Conclusion

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

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