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Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Back Cover Replacement

Use this repair guide to disassemble the Camera Case of a Canon PowerShot SX120 IS.

  • Author: Maria
  • Time estimate: 20 - 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

Disassemble the back cover in order to open the camera and access the inside components.

Step 1 Back Cover  ¶ 

Remove the double AA batteries before starting to disassemble. This will prevent you from permanently damaging your camera.

Step 1 Back Cover  ¶ 

  • Remove the double AA batteries before starting to disassemble. This will prevent you from permanently damaging your camera.

  • Turn the camera to the side that has the screen. Unnscrew the two black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Unscrew the two black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

Step 2  ¶ 

Put the camera with the lens facing up, turn it to the side where the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL Cover and lanyard attachment are located.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Put the camera with the lens facing up, turn it to the side where the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL Cover and lanyard attachment are located.

  • Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

Step 3  ¶ 

Put the camera with the lens facing up, turn it to the side where the Cover battery is located. Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver. Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Put the camera with the lens facing up, turn it to the side where the Cover battery is located.

  • Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

Step 4  ¶ 

Put the camera with the lens facing up, turn it to the side where the compartment of the battery (CR1220) for time/date is located. Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Put the camera with the lens facing up, turn it to the side where the compartment of the battery (CR1220) for time/date is located.

  • Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

Step 5  ¶ 

Put the camera with the lens facing down, turn it to the side where the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL Cover and the silver lanyard attachment are located.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Put the camera with the lens facing down, turn it to the side where the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL Cover and the silver lanyard attachment are located.

  • Open the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL cover.

  • Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

Step 6  ¶ 

Turn the camera with the lens facing down. Opening the camera can be challenging. Don't get discouraged if it takes you a few tries before the camera is opened. Use the blue opening tool to make lever. Insert the opening tool in the seam where the front case and the back case assemble.

Step 6  ¶ 

  • Turn the camera with the lens facing down.

  • Opening the camera can be challenging. Don't get discouraged if it takes you a few tries before the camera is opened.

  • Use the blue opening tool to make lever. Insert the opening tool in the seam where the front case and the back case assemble.

  • Carefully make pressure downwards on the opening tool so the cover can gradually open.

  • Keep making pressure and slowly slide the opening tool through all the gap.

  • There is one point when the cover will disassemble completely.

  • When you are dissembling the back cover, the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL cover will also disassemble and fall off.

Step 7  ¶ 

This is a final picture of how it's going to look when you disassemble the back cover.

Step 7  ¶ 

  • This is a final picture of how it's going to look when you disassemble the back cover.

  • You will have 3 parts:

  • 1. The camera

  • 2. The DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL Cover

  • 3. The back cover.