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Disassembling Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5 Back Cover

This is the start to every repair guide, removing the back casing which also contains the LCD Display and back buttons.

  • Author: Ben Canfield
  • Time estimate: 5 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

Since this is step one, you will just need to start with your camera.

Step 1 Back Cover  ¶ 

Remove the battery and memory card from the device.

Step 1 Back Cover  ¶ 

  • Remove the battery and memory card from the device.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove 4 screws from the right side of the camera.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove 4 screws from the right side of the camera.

  • There are two 3.4mm screws at the top.

  • There are two 2.2mm screws at the bottom.

Step 3  ¶ 

Remove the single 3.4mm screw on the left side of the camera.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the single 3.4mm screw on the left side of the camera.

Step 4  ¶ 

Remove 5 screws from the base of the camera.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove 5 screws from the base of the camera.

  • There are two 2.2mm screws next to the battery compartment.

  • There are three 4mm screws around the tripod mount.

Step 5  ¶ 

Slowly slide the back cover away from the device

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Slowly slide the back cover away from the device

  • The back casing is held in place by two ribbon cables. Do not pull the back cover too far from the camera.

Step 6  ¶ 

Detach both ribbon cables using a spudger. Use the tip of the spudger to lift the black clip upward, unlocking the ribbon cable.

Step 6  ¶ 

  • Detach both ribbon cables using a spudger.

  • Use the tip of the spudger to lift the black clip upward, unlocking the ribbon cable.

Step 7  ¶ 

Remove the back casing from the camera.

Step 7  ¶ 

  • Remove the back casing from the camera.