Introduction

This is a comprehensive guide on how to fix and replace the LCD screen for Sony HDR-AS30V.

  1. Power off the device. Remove the component jack cover.
    • Power off the device. Remove the component jack cover.

    • Open component door.

    • Using the Phillips 00 screwdriver, remove the two screws holding the jack cover in place.

  2. Open the battery door.
    • Open the battery door.

    • Slide the battery cap along the length of the camera, then flip the cap outward. Use caution; there may be internal damage affecting the functionality of the sliding mechanism.

  3. Prepare to remove outer casing.
    • Prepare to remove outer casing.

    • Using the 2.5 mm precision slotted screwdriver, insert the tip of the screwdriver under the holder to wedge. Use caution when preparing to wedge apart fragile components.

  4. Separate Casing from Device.
    • Separate Casing from Device.

    • With the screwdriver wedged, apply slight force while pulling the casing away from the device. Use caution to avoid causing damage to fragile parts.

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  6. With the outer casing pulled away from the device, take note of the orientation of the inner component to avoid an electrical short.
    • With the outer casing pulled away from the device, take note of the orientation of the inner component to avoid an electrical short.

    • Once the orientation of the inner component is noted, slide the inner component out of the casing. You may now replace the broken casing with a new one.

  7. Remove two screws with the PH000 screwdriver.
    • Remove two screws with the PH000 screwdriver.

    • Pop off plastic holder.

  8. With the flathead screwdriver, wedge under area shown and pop upwards.
    • With the flathead screwdriver, wedge under area shown and pop upwards.

    • Be sure to move the flex cable out of the way while flipping the plastic inner casing upward.

  9. Gently push speaker out of slot
    • Gently push speaker out of slot

  10. Flip open screen and make sure no cables are in the way.
    • Flip open screen and make sure no cables are in the way.

  11. With the flathead, lift up cable lock and pull the film out from underneath the lock.
    • With the flathead, lift up cable lock and pull the film out from underneath the lock.

  12. Gently pull out screen.
    • Gently pull out screen.

Conclusion

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

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