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GoPro Hero4 Silver Hero Port Assembly Replacement

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This guide will show you how to replace the port assembly on the GoPro Hero4 Silver.

  • Author: Bradley Welsh
  • Time estimate: 20 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

In this guide we will be showing you how to replace the port assembly in your GoPro Hero4 Silver. This port is used to connect LCD devices, external battery packs, and other accessories. Before you begin make sure the battery is removed from the device and that you have the necessary tools to preform this repair.

Step 1 Hero Port Assembly  ¶ 

Remove the three 8 mm Phillips #000 screws securing the Hero port to the motherboard.

Step 1 Hero Port Assembly  ¶ 

  • Remove the three 8 mm Phillips #000 screws securing the Hero port to the motherboard.

Step 2  ¶ 

Locate the copper-colored ribbon cables connecting the Hero Port to the motherboard.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Locate the copper-colored ribbon cables connecting the Hero Port to the motherboard.

  • To remove the connector, use tweezers or a spudger, pry up each side of the connector. Then, lift the connector straight up from it's socket.

  • When reassembling this piece, do not use too much force to put the black rectangular pins back onto the motherboard. When done right, there will be a 'click'.

Step 3  ¶ 

To remove the free port, simply slide it out from the left side of the camera. It should come out with slight coercion.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • To remove the free port, simply slide it out from the left side of the camera. It should come out with slight coercion.

  • This piece can be replaced, fixed, or set aside for further tear-down of the GoPro.

  • Pictured left is the port when separated from the motherboard.