Introduction

If the power button on your Vivitar Vivicam T027 digital camera breaks or gets jammed, you may need to replace it. This guide will show you how.

Note: This repair requires soldering. View the soldering guide for more information.

  1. Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove four exposed 3mm screws.
    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove four exposed 3mm screws.

    • You will find one screw on the top, one on the bottom, and one on each side of the camera.

    • Put the screws in a safe place so you can find them and put them back in later.

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  2. Remove the sticker on the top of the camera.
    • Remove the sticker on the top of the camera.

    • Use the Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the screw that was underneath the sticker.

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    • Separate the front and the back of the camera completely to expose the motherboard.

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    • Locate the power button on the top of the camera.

    • Using tweezers, gently remove the black plastic cover from the power button.

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    • Using a soldering kit, de-solder the black and red wire from the silver power button.

    • Solder the new power button to the black and red wire.

    • To avoid burns, be careful of the heat from the soldering iron.

    • Reference the soldering guide for assistance!

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Conclusion

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

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