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.

Push the battery door switch to the left. Lift the battery door up.
  • Push the battery door switch to the left.

  • Lift the battery door up.

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Lift the battery tab up. Remove the battery by pulling the removal tab. 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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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.
  • 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. Slide  prying tool along the seam until front panel is fully separated from the back panel. Slide  prying tool along the seam until front panel is fully separated from the back panel.
  • Slide prying tool along the seam until front panel is fully separated from the back panel.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Remove the four 3.8 mm Phillips #000 screws located in the outer corners of the motherboard. Remove the four 3.8 mm Phillips #000 screws located in the outer corners of the motherboard.
  • 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. Pull on and remove the black spacer located at the top inside of the camera body using the tweezers and set the part aside. Pull on and remove the black spacer located at the top inside of the camera body using the tweezers and set the part aside.
  • 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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Remove the motherboard from from the back case by gently pulling on the lens housing. 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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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.
  • 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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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. 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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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.
  • 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 ??

Hafiz Darsy - Reply

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