Canon PowerShot SD780 IS USB Port Replacement
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Replaces the interface cable port in the Canon PowerShot SD780 IS.
- Author: Arlene Ale
- Time estimate: 10 - 15 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
This replacement guide will show you how to access and replace the interface cable port used for exporting photos from the Canon PowerShot SD780 IS.
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Step 1 — USB Port ¶
Begin by turning off the camera and removing the battery to avoid any shock injuries.
Step 2 ¶
After the battery is removed, use a screwdriver to remove the five outermost screws on the camera to allow for a case replacement. Keep in mind that keeping track of where each screw came from is crucial for when putting the camera back together.
Step 3 ¶
There are 2 screws located on the left side of the camera. These screw locations are depicted with the red circle markings in the photos. These screws are 2.0 mm long.
Step 4 ¶
Remove the front panel of the camera case to expose the top left copper strip. Gently pull upward on the strip to disconnect it from the camera.
Step 5 ¶
Once you remove the back portion of the camera, you will see the charging component. Remove the metallic strip on the charging component which attaches it to the motherboard.
Step 6 ¶
Using a screwdriver, remove the screw that attaches the charging mechanism to the body of the camera. This will allow the mechanism to be released from the camera.