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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.

Step 1 USB Port  ¶ 

Begin by turning off the camera and removing the battery to avoid any shock injuries.

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 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 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 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 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.

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.