Introduction

Some things to consider before you work on the Sony Cyber-shot DSC W800 to replace the Lens:

  • The Lens is an integral part of the device and any improper handling can cause issues in other parts of the camera.
  • Be cautious when removing ribbon wires.
  • Be sure to keep track of all pieces that are taken apart.
Remove the five 4.0 mm Phillips #000 screws on the back panel.
  • Remove the five 4.0 mm Phillips #000 screws on the back panel.

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Using the Spudger, remove the back panel from the device.
  • Using the Spudger, remove the back panel from the device.

  • The loose piece circled in the picture will most likely fall off the camera housing.

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  • Remove the two 2.15mm Phillips #000 screws from the circuit board.

  • Gently pull on the ribbon wire from ZIF connector with the tweezers to remove the button board.

  • Ribbon wires can easily be damaged.

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  • Remove the four 3.75 mm Phillips #000 screws from the LCD back panel.

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  • Lift the back panel and separate the LCD Screen by prying it up.

  • Remove the back panel.

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  • Gently pull on the ribbon wire disconnecting from the ZIF connector (connecting the LCD screen to the motherboard) with the tweezers.

  • Ribbon wires can be easily damaged.

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  • With plastic opening tool, gently pry loose the front panel.

  • Separate front panel from the camera housing.

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  • Remove the lens housing by pushing it, from the front, through the housing and lifting it out.

  • Gently pull on the large ribbon wire (connecting the Lens housing to the motherboard via ZIF connector) with the tweezers.

  • Gently pull on the small ribbon wire (connecting the Lens housing to the motherboard) with the tweezers.

  • Be careful not to damage either of the ribbon wires.

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Conclusion

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

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