Introduction

The motherboard paramount for the proper function of the camera, basically acting like a "brain." This guide will serve as check for electronic connections, and a full removal procedure of this critical component.

Remove all the 4.3mm  screws on the bottom using a J000 Phillips screwdriver. There should be seven screws (4 silver, 2 black).
  • Remove all the 4.3mm screws on the bottom using a J000 Phillips screwdriver. There should be seven screws (4 silver, 2 black).

Remove the 5mm  #0 Phillips screws on the underside of the LCD tuck-a-way.
  • Remove the 5mm #0 Phillips screws on the underside of the LCD tuck-a-way.

Remove the  2mm #0 Phillips screw behind the battery.
  • Remove the 2mm #0 Phillips screw behind the battery.

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Open the dvd cover and remove the 3 4.3mm phillips screws. Including ones in the corners that may be hidden.
  • Open the dvd cover and remove the 3 4.3mm phillips screws. Including ones in the corners that may be hidden.

Once all the screws are removed you can safely pry open the camera case using a spudger. Once all the screws are removed you can safely pry open the camera case using a spudger.
  • Once all the screws are removed you can safely pry open the camera case using a spudger.

Remove all ribbon connectors from the motherboard using tweezers. Simply grab each ribbon cable and pull straight out of the connector. Be careful not to bend the ribbon cables.
  • Remove all ribbon connectors from the motherboard using tweezers. Simply grab each ribbon cable and pull straight out of the connector.

    • Be careful not to bend the ribbon cables.

  • There is a hidden wire on the bottom of the board that should also be removed.

Remove 3 brown copper screws.  Each copper screw has a #0 Phillips head and is 2.8mm in length. Remove 3 brown copper screws.  Each copper screw has a #0 Phillips head and is 2.8mm in length. Remove 3 brown copper screws.  Each copper screw has a #0 Phillips head and is 2.8mm in length.
  • Remove 3 brown copper screws. Each copper screw has a #0 Phillips head and is 2.8mm in length.

Lift the motherboard up from the outside edges to remove.
  • Lift the motherboard up from the outside edges to remove.

Conclusion

In order to reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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