Introduction

This guide allows one to remove the lens unit from the camera. Thus is can then be replaced by a new one.

Open the flap indicated to allow access to the battery slot.
  • 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.

If the old battery is still in the slot, then make sure the camera is turned off prior to removal.
  • 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.

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. 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.

Use the plastic opening tool to gently remove the front and back plates of the camera. Use the plastic opening tool to gently remove the front and back plates of the camera.
  • 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. Use a plastic opening tool to gently release the two indicated tabs.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently release the two indicated tabs.

  • 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.

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.
  • 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.

Peel back the copper sheet. Unscrew the three marked screws (2mm) using a Phillips #000 Screwdriver. 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.

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

Use a plastic opening tool to pry the black bar upwards. Pull the image sensor out after the black tab is released. 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.

Peel back the black tape to reveal the connection port shown below.
  • Peel back the black tape to reveal the connection port shown below.

Pry the black bar upwards with a plastic opening tool. Remove the wire sheet from the connection port. Remove the wire sheet from the connection port.
  • Pry the black bar upwards with a plastic opening tool.

  • Remove the wire sheet from the connection port.

Conclusion

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

Matthew

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could i also replace the lens of my wx220 using these instructions?

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