Introduction

We will explain the steps needed in order to replace a flash assembly.

Slide the battery cover in the direction the arrow points. Pull the battery cover towards you.
  • Slide the battery cover in the direction the arrow points.

  • Pull the battery cover towards you.

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Flick the blue switch for the battery to pop out. Remove the battery from the camera.
  • Flick the blue switch for the battery to pop out.

  • Remove the battery from the camera.

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Using the Phillips #00 Screwdriver,remove the two screws from the caution panel. Remove that panel.
  • Using the Phillips #00 Screwdriver,remove the two screws from the caution panel.

  • Remove that panel.

  • Careful for falling pieces.

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Remove the screw with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver from the right side of the camera (with '3x optical zoom' engraved on the side panel). Remove that panel.
  • Remove the screw with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver from the right side of the camera (with '3x optical zoom' engraved on the side panel).

  • Remove that panel.

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Remove the screw using the Phillips #00 Screwdriver from the bottom the camera, closest to the back cover.
  • Remove the screw using the Phillips #00 Screwdriver from the bottom the camera, closest to the back cover.

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Gently remove the back cover. It may be a bit stiff, so use some force to remove it. Proceed with caution.
  • Gently remove the back cover.

  • It may be a bit stiff, so use some force to remove it. Proceed with caution.

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Remove the screw using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver on the left side (where the "3x optical zoom" panel use to be).
  • Remove the screw using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver on the left side (where the "3x optical zoom" panel use to be).

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Remove the small screw using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver on the bottom of the camera attached to the front cover. Gently remove the front cover. Put a little force to pop off the case. Proceed with caution.
  • Remove the small screw using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver on the bottom of the camera attached to the front cover.

  • Gently remove the front cover.

  • Put a little force to pop off the case. Proceed with caution.

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Flip the black secure locks off. Tweezers may be necessary. Detach the two  orange cables.
  • Flip the black secure locks off. Tweezers may be necessary.

  • Detach the two orange cables.

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Gently pull the lens container out of the camera. Gently pull the lens container out of the camera.
  • Gently pull the lens container out of the camera.

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Remove the black screw using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver on the motherboard.
  • Remove the black screw using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver on the motherboard.

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Remove the two orange cables on the top of the motherboard with tweezers. Lift the motherboard out of its slot.
  • Remove the two orange cables on the top of the motherboard with tweezers.

  • Lift the motherboard out of its slot.

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For the AV port, detach the bottom orange cable. For the LCD screen, detach the top orange cable on the right side of the motherboard.
  • For the AV port, detach the bottom orange cable.

  • For the LCD screen, detach the top orange cable on the right side of the motherboard.

  • For the motherboard, detach all the orange cables.

  • Careful not to damage the red, white, and black wires when lifting the board.

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Verify the orange cables from the motherboard are removed from the LCD screen. Lift the LCD screen off the hinge. Lift the LCD screen off the hinge.
  • Verify the orange cables from the motherboard are removed from the LCD screen.

  • Lift the LCD screen off the hinge.

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Verify that the LCD screen is attached to the chip on the back on the camera. Remove the dial from the back of the camera. It pops right off very easily. Remove the screw using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver from the camera.
  • Verify that the LCD screen is attached to the chip on the back on the camera.

  • Remove the dial from the back of the camera. It pops right off very easily.

  • Remove the screw using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver from the camera.

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Remove the orange cable that is attached between the top of the camera and the chip. It should slide straight out with a little bit of force. Remove the chip and the LCD screen now from the camera.
  • Remove the orange cable that is attached between the top of the camera and the chip. It should slide straight out with a little bit of force.

  • Remove the chip and the LCD screen now from the camera.

  • The chip may need a slight upward tug with a fingernail or tweezer.

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Verify that the orange cables from the top piece are removed from the motherboard. Remove the screw using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver on the upper part of the back side.
  • Verify that the orange cables from the top piece are removed from the motherboard.

  • Remove the screw using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver on the upper part of the back side.

  • Pull the top off slowly and with caution. It is still slightly attached and may need a little force.

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Slowly twist out the flash assembly. It is attached to the hinge so a little force is necessary.
  • Slowly twist out the flash assembly.

  • It is attached to the hinge so a little force is necessary.

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Conclusion

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

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