Introduction

Make sure you have the necessary tools in order to complete the motherboard 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 screws holding the outer chassis together.

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

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Image 1/3: Take note of the small free moving flap near the battery port seen in the first of the three photos. Image 2/3: Now pry apart the top and bottom shell of the case. Image 3/3: Now pry apart the top and bottom shell of the case.
  • At this point most of the parts in the camera should be free moving.

  • Take note of the small free moving flap near the battery port seen in the first of the three photos.

  • Now pry apart the top and bottom shell of the case.

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Image 1/3: Take care not to tear these ribbons as they are the communication network that your screen uses to operate. Image 2/3: Now that your LCD screen is detached you can pull it apart from the rest of the camera. Image 3/3: Now that your LCD screen is detached you can pull it apart from the rest of the camera.
  • Remove the two ribbon cables holding the LCD screen in place. Pull them directly out of the port they are plugged into.

  • Take care not to tear these ribbons as they are the communication network that your screen uses to operate.

  • Now that your LCD screen is detached you can pull it apart from the rest of the camera.

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Image 1/3: Carefully remove the inner frame lining as it can be fragile. Image 2/3: Carefully remove the inner frame lining as it can be fragile. Image 3/3: Carefully remove the inner frame lining as it can be fragile.
  • The inner lining frame has an orange ribbon cable (circled in the image) that needs to be detached before it can be safely removed.

  • Carefully remove the inner frame lining as it can be fragile.

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  • After the LCD screen has been removed there is a black metal plate that can be pulled off revealing the motherboard and the lens.

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  • To separate the motherboard from the lens there are two ribbon cables that need to be pulled out of their ports.

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  • Finally to separate the motherboard from the base skeleton frame, one last silver screw and one ribbon cable need to be removed.

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  • Now that your motherboard has been removed you can replace it!

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Conclusion

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

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