Introduction

Make sure you have the necessary tools in order to complete the LCD screen replacement for the Sony Cyber Shot WX80 and be sure to have a steady hand when dealing with the smaller and more fragile parts.

Image 1/3: Remember to keep track of all screws as they are small and very easy to lose Image 2/3: Remember to keep track of all screws as they are small and very easy to lose Image 3/3: Remember to keep track of all screws as they are small and very easy to lose
  • Begin by removing all six #00 40mm by 10mm black screws holding the outer frame together with the Phillips #00 Precision Screwdriver.

  • Remember to keep track of all screws as they are small and very easy to lose

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Image 1/3: Pry the front cover off gently. Use a plastic opening tool if available. Image 2/3: Now pry the back cover off gently, using a plastic opening tool if available. Image 3/3: Now pry the back cover off gently, using a plastic opening tool if available.
  • Take note of the small free moving flap near the battery port seen in the first of the three photos. Be sure to store the free moving flap in a safe place.

  • Pry the front cover off gently. Use a plastic opening tool if available.

  • Now pry the back cover off gently, using a plastic opening tool if available.

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Image 1/3: Use a spudger or plastic opening tools to pry up the LCD screen and free the two metal tangs on the left side. Reference the second image. Image 2/3: Lift up two more metal tabs held down by a thin red plastic strap on the right (master control dial) side. Reference the third image. Image 3/3: The thin red plastic strap is very fragile.
  • Remove the #00 screw from the right hand side (from the LCD screen side) which is adjacent to the master control dial. Reference the first image.

  • Use a spudger or plastic opening tools to pry up the LCD screen and free the two metal tangs on the left side. Reference the second image.

  • Lift up two more metal tabs held down by a thin red plastic strap on the right (master control dial) side. Reference the third image.

    • The thin red plastic strap is very fragile.

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Image 1/2: Using a pair of tweezers, remove the gold ribbon from its connection located to the right of the removed blue ribbon. Reference the second image. Image 2/2: Your LCD screen is now removed and you can replace it!
  • Using a pair of tweezers, remove the blue ribbon from its connection located toward to the top right of the device. Reference the first image.

  • Using a pair of tweezers, remove the gold ribbon from its connection located to the right of the removed blue ribbon. Reference the second image.

  • Your LCD screen is now removed and you can replace it!

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Conclusion

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

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Would the wheel be included with the LCD? The wheel on my camera is broken, and I would like to fix/replace it, so should I just order a new LCD screen?

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