Nikon Coolpix 3500 Lens Replacement
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- Author: richard guenther
- Time estimate: 10 - 15 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
Replacing the lens of a Nikon Coolpix 3500
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Step 1 — Lens ¶
Disconnect the grey-capped wire from the logic board
Disconnect the blue wire attached to the green chip from the center of the logic board
Step 2 ¶
Remove the 3.5 mm screw from the logic board next to the rotating lens
Invert the logic board and lens toward the orange and blue wires still connecting the logic board to the LED screen
Step 3 ¶
Disconnect the blue wire connecting the logic board to the LED screen
Disconnect the orange wire using a spudger while pushing out horizontally
Disconnect the red capped wire from the logic board
Lift the logic board and lens (still connected) out of the back case
Step 4 ¶
Lift up on the black covering and remove the orange wire connecting the lens to the logic board