Remove battery by sliding the tab to open the cover Remove battery by sliding the tab to open the cover Remove battery by sliding the tab to open the cover
  • Remove battery by sliding the tab to open the cover

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Using the screwdriver, remove all screws (black 2.5mm)  from outermost layer of the assembly. All screws in the camera can be removed with the PH 0 driver head. All screws in the camera can be removed with the PH 0 driver head.
  • Using the screwdriver, remove all screws (black 2.5mm) from outermost layer of the assembly.

  • All screws in the camera can be removed with the PH 0 driver head.

Split this step up into multiple steps based on where screws are being removed from or specify how many screws are removed in this step

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Also using the screwdriver, remove screws (black 2.5mm) underneath articulated LCD screen. Remove the marked 1 mm screws with the screwdriver Remove the marked 1 mm screws with the screwdriver
  • Also using the screwdriver, remove screws (black 2.5mm) underneath articulated LCD screen.

  • Remove the marked 1 mm screws with the screwdriver

2 different types of screws are removed in this step: specify the types

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It is not necessary to remove the hinge screws. It is much easier to remove the back panel with the LCD still attached and not flopping about everywhere.

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Using the plastic opening tools, carefully pry off the bottom plate. Do not pull too hard as you may break the plastic casing.
  • Using the plastic opening tools, carefully pry off the bottom plate.

  • Do not pull too hard as you may break the plastic casing.

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Using the same plastic opening tools, separate the screen and back assembly from the front portion of the camera Once the back assembly is slightly detached, pull the media covers for the HDMI and Multimedia ports Once the back assembly is slightly detached, pull the media covers for the HDMI and Multimedia ports
  • Using the same plastic opening tools, separate the screen and back assembly from the front portion of the camera

  • Once the back assembly is slightly detached, pull the media covers for the HDMI and Multimedia ports

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Remove the back cover Remove the back cover
  • Remove the back cover

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Move side panel to get access to screws Remove two screws (black 2.5mm) with PH #0 screwdriver Remove two screws (black 2.5mm) with PH #0 screwdriver
  • Move side panel to get access to screws

  • Remove two screws (black 2.5mm) with PH #0 screwdriver

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Remove back panel assembly while still keeping ribbon cable attached Be very gentle and care not to tear the gold ribbon cable. This will be a common theme throughout these replacement guides.
  • Remove back panel assembly while still keeping ribbon cable attached

  • Be very gentle and care not to tear the gold ribbon cable. This will be a common theme throughout these replacement guides.

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Carefully unplug ribbon connector to fully detach LCD screen assembly from camera Carefully unplug ribbon connector to fully detach LCD screen assembly from camera
  • Carefully unplug ribbon connector to fully detach LCD screen assembly from camera

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Remove remaining screw which holds the copper casing in the camera Remove remaining screw which holds the copper casing in the camera
  • Remove remaining screw which holds the copper casing in the camera

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Using the plastic opening tools, carefully pry off the copper casing at the two pictured points. Remove casing Remove casing
  • Using the plastic opening tools, carefully pry off the copper casing at the two pictured points.

  • Remove casing

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Using Philips Screwdriver, remove the four screws as marked on the picture Using Philips Screwdriver, remove the four screws as marked on the picture Using Philips Screwdriver, remove the four screws as marked on the picture
  • Using Philips Screwdriver, remove the four screws as marked on the picture

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Place your finger into the battery port and push up on the SD card holder to push it out of its socket. Give it a little wiggle and you should feel the SD card holder come out. Give it a little wiggle and you should feel the SD card holder come out.
  • Place your finger into the battery port and push up on the SD card holder to push it out of its socket.

  • Give it a little wiggle and you should feel the SD card holder come out.

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Carefully remove the gold ribbons from the ports of the motherboard by lifting the gray tabs and pulling away the ribbon
  • Carefully remove the gold ribbons from the ports of the motherboard by lifting the gray tabs and pulling away the ribbon

  • You may want to use tweezers to remove the gold ribbons as a more delicate and safe approach, but this is not required

  • Do not pull away motherboard too hard as the ribbons are very fragile

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Remove the SD card holder. It should easily come out because all of the prerequisite screws were already removed.
  • Remove the SD card holder. It should easily come out because all of the prerequisite screws were already removed.

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Carefully remove the last gold ribbon by lifting the gray tab and sliding out the ribbon.
  • Carefully remove the last gold ribbon by lifting the gray tab and sliding out the ribbon.

  • Be sure to use extreme caution because if this ribbon breaks, you will need to buy a new camera.

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Viola! The motherboard is now removed and can be replaced with a new one.
  • Viola! The motherboard is now removed and can be replaced with a new one.

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Conclusion

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

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