Nikon Coolpix E5700 Top Cover Replacement
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Removing the top cover of the camera.
- Author: Kyle Sitton
- Time estimate: 15 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
This guide will walk you through the necessary steps to remove the top cover of the Nikon Coolpix E5700.
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Step 1 — Top Cover ¶
Finish pulling away the back panel.
Turn the camera to its non-grip side.
Remove the Phillips screw located above the strap holder.
Step 2 ¶
Open the CF card slot.
Remove the Phillips screw near the top of the camera.
Step 3 ¶
Turn to the front of the camera.
Lift up the corner of the grip pad nearest to the flash bulb.
Remove the Phillips screw underneath the grip pad.
Step 4 ¶
Lift up the flash bulb container.
Remove the two Phillips screws located near the base of the section.
Step 5 ¶
Open the battery compartment.
Remove the Phillips screw located at the bottom of the battery compartment.
Step 6 ¶
Begin to lift the top cover from the rest of the camera.
Step 7 ¶
In order to pull the top panel without removing the flash unit. You must remove the flash top cover, taking away the screw under the bulb (see image). then gently remove the plastic top cover. IMPORTANT: discharge the condenser as soon as possible (the flash wires are now exposed, and dangerous ).
Step 8 ¶
Unplug the orange ribbon wire from the back of the camera.
Unplug the two blue ribbon wires from the back of the camera.
Step 9 ¶
Remove the Phillips screws on both sides of the flash bulb mount.
Step 10 ¶
Lift the top panel up and pull the flash bulb housing away from the rest of the top panel.
Step 11 ¶
Unplug the orange ribbon and the other wires and finish carefully removing the top panel.