Introduction

How to replace the lens zoom unit of a Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510.

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  • Place the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W510 on the magnetic project mat. This will help keep the small screws organized.

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Image 1/2: There are five screws on the bottom of the camera and two on the side. Image 2/2: If the screws are stripped, visit the [guide|13213|Removing a Stripped Screw Guide].
  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the outside screws from the frame of the camera.

  • There are five screws on the bottom of the camera and two on the side.

  • If the screws are stripped, visit the Removing a Stripped Screw Guide.

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Image 1/2: It may be necessary to start by prying at one end of the screen and moving around the edge of the screen frame, until it pops out. Image 2/2: It may be necessary to start by prying at one end of the screen and moving around the edge of the screen frame, until it pops out.
  • Pry open the screen frame using a plastic opening tool.

  • It may be necessary to start by prying at one end of the screen and moving around the edge of the screen frame, until it pops out.

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  • Using the screw driver, unscrew the one screw on the control panel board.

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  • Gently unplug the control panel from the motherboard outlet.

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Image 1/2: Gently unplug the LCD screen from the motherboard. Image 2/2: Gently unplug the LCD screen from the motherboard.
  • Using your hands, pry open the LCD screen from the metal board.

  • Gently unplug the LCD screen from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Pop apart the metal board using the plastic opening tool. Image 2/2: Peel apart the black tape from the flash bulb.
  • Remove the screws from the metal board using the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Pop apart the metal board using the plastic opening tool.

  • Peel apart the black tape from the flash bulb.

  • Avoid touching the bulb as it will burn or shock if touched.

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Image 1/3: Some parts may fall out during this process. Image 2/3: Some parts may fall out during this process. Image 3/3: Some parts may fall out during this process.
  • Pry open the remaining covers of the camera using the plastic opening tool.

  • Some parts may fall out during this process.

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Image 1/1: Disconnect the two links from the camera unit to the motherboard.
  • Unscrew the one screw from the motherboard.

  • Disconnect the two links from the camera unit to the motherboard.

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  • Pop out the lens zoom unit from the frame by using either your thumb or an opening tool.

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Conclusion

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

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