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Canon PowerShot ELPH 300HS Lens Zoom Unit Replacement

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This guide shows you how to repair or replace the lens zoom unit on your Canon PowerShot ELPH 300HS.

Before you get started, make sure you are working in a dust-free environment.

It is also advisable that you have adequate space around you as there are a lot of small parts.

You will not need any special skills for this guide, as everything is done using basic tools.

Step 1 Lens Zoom Unit  ¶ 

Remove the top copper ribbon (for USB port) by gently prying it from the motherboard with the spudger. Remove the center copper ribbon (for CCD) using the same method as above. Remove the lower right copper ribbon as in step one.

Step 1 Lens Zoom Unit  ¶ 

  • Remove the top copper ribbon (for USB port) by gently prying it from the motherboard with the spudger.

  • Remove the center copper ribbon (for CCD) using the same method as above.

  • Remove the lower right copper ribbon as in step one.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the top screw on the motherboard. (2.5 mm). Remove the screw in the bottom left of the motherboard. (2.5 mm). Remove the screw located underneath the bottom copper ribbon. (3.0 mm).

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the top screw on the motherboard. (2.5 mm).

  • Remove the screw in the bottom left of the motherboard. (2.5 mm).

  • Remove the screw located underneath the bottom copper ribbon. (3.0 mm).

Step 3  ¶ 

Remove the motherboard from the frame by gently grasping the outside edge and pulling away. Remove the motherboard from the frame by gently grasping the outside edge and pulling away. Remove the motherboard from the frame by gently grasping the outside edge and pulling away.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the motherboard from the frame by gently grasping the outside edge and pulling away.

Step 4  ¶ 

On the back of the case, remove the top left corner screw. (3.0 mm). Remove the bottom right corner screw. (3.0 mm). Lift the silver frame away from the zoom lens to separate the two.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • On the back of the case, remove the top left corner screw. (3.0 mm).

  • Remove the bottom right corner screw. (3.0 mm).

  • Lift the silver frame away from the zoom lens to separate the two.