Introduction

This guide will allow the reader to how to disassemble the DSC-WX100 and get to its image sensor.

Image 1/1: The gray switch indicated has to be moved to the right in order to release the flap.
  • Open the flap indicated to allow access to the battery slot.

  • The gray switch indicated has to be moved to the right in order to release the flap.

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Image 1/1: If there is a battery currently in the slot, remove by first pulling downwards on the blue component. This will allow you to remove the battery from the slot.
  • If the old battery is still in the slot, then make sure the camera is turned off prior to removal.

  • If there is a battery currently in the slot, remove by first pulling downwards on the blue component. This will allow you to remove the battery from the slot.

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Image 1/3: Remover the rest of the screws (2mm) from the camera covers using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver. Image 2/3: Remover the rest of the screws (2mm) from the camera covers using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver. Image 3/3: Remover the rest of the screws (2mm) from the camera covers using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver.
  • Remove all of the 1mm screws using a Philips #000 Screwdriver.

  • Remover the rest of the screws (2mm) from the camera covers using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to gently remove the front and back plates of the camera.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently release the two indicated tabs.

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  • Pull up on the lower end of the plate. Lift it so that the plate is uninhibited by the indicated bump.

  • Pull away from the camera at the end of the metal plate with the blue circuits to then remove the plate from the rest of the camera.

  • For help with this step, refer to the video.

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Image 1/3: Gently lift the LCD screen component from the metal plate. Image 2/3: Remove the metal plate that was underneath the LCD screen from the camera. Image 3/3: Remove the metal plate that was underneath the LCD screen from the camera.
  • Remove this screw (1mm) with the Phillips #000 Screwdriver.

  • Gently lift the LCD screen component from the metal plate.

  • Remove the metal plate that was underneath the LCD screen from the camera.

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Image 1/3: Unscrew the three marked screws (2mm) using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver. Image 2/3: Remove the panel attached by said screws. Image 3/3: Remove the panel attached by said screws.
  • Peel back the copper sheet.

  • Unscrew the three marked screws (2mm) using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver.

  • Remove the panel attached by said screws.

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  • Peel back both the copper sheet and the black tape underneath the panel to expose the connection port.

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Image 1/3: Pull the image sensor out after the black tab is released. Image 2/3: Pull the image sensor out after the black tab is released. Image 3/3: Pull the image sensor out after the black tab is released.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the black bar upwards.

  • Pull the image sensor out after the black tab is released.

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Conclusion

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

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