Introduction

The motherboard that houses the micro-usb and HDMI connection may become damaged. This guide will help the user in replacing a corrupt motherboard.

Image 1/2: Lift the battery door up. Image 2/2: Lift the battery door up.
  • Push the battery door switch to the left.

  • Lift the battery door up.

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Image 1/3: Remove the battery by pulling the removal tab. Image 2/3: Remove the battery by pulling the removal tab. Image 3/3: Remove the battery by pulling the removal tab.
  • Lift the battery tab up.

  • Remove the battery by pulling the removal tab.

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Image 1/2: Pry with the plastic opening tool at the seam between the front and the back panel. Image 2/2: Pry with the plastic opening tool at the seam between the front and the back panel.
  • Introduce the plastic opening tool into any of the sides of the camera.

  • Pry with the plastic opening tool at the seam between the front and the back panel.

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  • Slide prying tool along the seam until front panel is fully separated from the back panel.

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  • Remove the four 3.8 mm Phillips #000 screws located in the outer corners of the motherboard.

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  • Pull on and remove the black spacer located at the top inside of the camera body using the tweezers and set the part aside.

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Image 1/2: Back panel remains. Image 2/2: Back panel remains.
  • Remove the motherboard from from the back case by gently pulling on the lens housing.

  • Back panel remains.

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Image 1/2: Be sure to support the motherboard, the ribbon cable connection can easily be damaged. Image 2/2: Be sure to support the motherboard, the ribbon cable connection can easily be damaged.
  • Remove the two 3.1 mm Phillips #000 screws securing the motherboard to the chassis.

  • Be sure to support the motherboard, the ribbon cable connection can easily be damaged.

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Image 1/3: Using the tweezers gently remove the spacer block and set aside. Image 2/3: Using the tweezers gently remove the spacer block and set aside. Image 3/3: Using the tweezers gently remove the spacer block and set aside.
  • Locate the rubber spacer between the image sensor and the ribbon connection for the motherboard.

  • Using the tweezers gently remove the spacer block and set aside.

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Image 1/2: Lift the lens assembly up and away from the motherboard. Image 2/2: Motherboard remains.
  • Pry gently using the flat end of the black spudger to remove the ribbon connector.

  • Lift the lens assembly up and away from the motherboard.

  • Motherboard remains.

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Conclusion

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

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8 Comments

Where you buy motherboard for xiaomi yi ?

diamond1981 - Reply

I wonder where I can buy this part ribbon connector to buy.

viilelaa - Reply

Link for buying it waaaaaaaay cheaper:http://bit.ly/XiaoMiYi1080P

tozilen - Reply

Great guide but useless, there is no spare parts on the market for this camera

Nebojsa Rosic - Reply

IC repair is always possible

AdamA -

Has someone found where to buy spare parts? Or damaged camera?

Toni - Reply

Any idea where I could buy parts for this camera? Has anyone managed to find any parts on the market?

Lothar Krupka - Reply

where is ic power ??

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