Introduction

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

  • The Motherboard 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.
Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Remove the five 4.0 mm Phillips #000 screws on the back panel.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: The loose piece circled in the picture will most likely fall off the camera housing. Image 2/2: The loose piece circled in the picture will most likely fall off the camera housing.
  • 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Gently pull on the ribbon wire from ZIF connector with the tweezers to remove the button board. Image 2/3: Ribbon wires can easily be damaged. Image 3/3: Ribbon wires can easily be damaged.
  • 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Remove the four 3.75 mm Phillips #000 screws from the LCD back panel.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: Remove the back panel.
  • Lift the back panel and separate the LCD Screen by prying it up.

  • Remove the back panel.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Ribbon wires can be easily damaged. Image 2/2: Ribbon wires can be easily damaged.
  • 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Separate front panel from the camera housing. Image 2/2: Separate front panel from the camera housing.
  • With plastic opening tool, gently pry loose the front panel.

  • Separate front panel from the camera housing.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Gently pull on the large ribbon wire (connecting the Lens housing to the motherboard via ZIF connector) with the tweezers. Image 2/3: Gently pull on the small ribbon wire (connecting the Lens housing to the motherboard) with the tweezers. Image 3/3: Be careful not to damage either of the ribbon wires.
  • 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.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Remove the single 3.75 mm Phillips #000 screw from the base of the motherboard.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Remove the two 3.5 mm Phillips #000 screws from the secondary board that is attached to the flash bulb.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Gently pull on the red/black wire in order to free the photo lens cylinder from the housing. Image 2/3: Remove the secondary board from its position and move it upward, out of the way. Image 3/3: From this point on, do not damage the connection between the motherboard and the secondary board.
  • Use the tweezers. Move the thick red cable, attached to the secondary board, outside of its place in the camera housing.

  • Gently pull on the red/black wire in order to free the photo lens cylinder from the housing.

  • Remove the secondary board from its position and move it upward, out of the way.

  • From this point on, do not damage the connection between the motherboard and the secondary board.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Thread the indicator bulb under and through the secondary boards position. Image 2/2: Thread the indicator bulb under and through the secondary boards position.
  • Using the tweezers, pull the indicator bulb out , freeing it from its position on the housing.

  • Thread the indicator bulb under and through the secondary boards position.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Pry loose and remove the speaker from the camera housing. Image 2/3: The speaker is attached with adhesive and must be removed with the spudger and moderate force. Image 3/3: The speaker is attached with adhesive and must be removed with the spudger and moderate force.
  • Using the tweezers, remove the black/red speaker wire from camera housing.

  • Pry loose and remove the speaker from the camera housing.

  • The speaker is attached with adhesive and must be removed with the spudger and moderate force.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Using the spudger, remove the mini speaker from the housing.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: With enough force, pull up on the top right of the motherboard, pulling it entirely from its position in the housing. Image 2/3: Once again, be sure to keep the motherboard and secondary board connection intact. Image 3/3: Once again, be sure to keep the motherboard and secondary board connection intact.
  • Pull up on the bottom-half of the motherboard, slightly removing it from its position in the housing.

  • With enough force, pull up on the top right of the motherboard, pulling it entirely from its position in the housing.

  • Once again, be sure to keep the motherboard and secondary board connection intact.

Add Comment

Image 1/1:
  • Once apart, completely separate motherboard from the housing.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

One other person completed this guide.

Thomas Campo

Member since: 02/09/2016

618 Reputation

4 Guides authored

Team

USF Tampa, Team 17-5, Blackwell Winter 2016 Member of USF Tampa, Team 17-5, Blackwell Winter 2016

USFT-BLACKWELL-W16S17G5

5 Members

5 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 4

Past 30 Days: 11

All Time: 283