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Introduction

REMEMBER to record (like, take photos of) screws you removed. Some are fine metal thread type and others are coarse self-tap for plastic. Do not mix them!

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Canon EOS M5, use our service manual.

  1. Canon EOS M5
    • Canon EOS M5

    • Remove the strap, Or, it WILL cause mess during the teardown/repair. Remove it unless you are as SKILLFUL (lazy) as I am.

  2. FIRST remove battery and SD card. remove 1 self-tap screw remove 6 screws
    • FIRST remove battery and SD card.

    • remove 1 self-tap screw

    • remove 6 screws

    • These 2

    • And these 4

  3. Remove bottom cover This is the NFC antenna(coil).
    • Remove bottom cover

    • This is the NFC antenna(coil).

  4. Left side:
    • Left side:

    • Remove metal thread screw

    • Remove self-tap screw

  5. Remove 1 screw.
    • Remove 1 screw.

  6. Remove 4 metal thread screw. Remove 4 metal thread screw.
    • Remove 4 metal thread screw.

  7. Gently, lift (towards back) and slide the back cover towards left (THE LEFT when you holding the camera) Disconnect 2 FPC.
    • Gently, lift (towards back) and slide the back cover towards left (THE LEFT when you holding the camera)

    • Disconnect 2 FPC.

  8. The back case with LCD assembly. The beautiful LCD  FPC stretcher The beautiful LCD  FPC stretcher
    • The back case with LCD assembly.

    • The beautiful LCD FPC stretcher

  9. Manta Driver Kit

    112 bits for every fix.

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    Manta Driver Kit

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  10. We are in side the camera.
    • We are in side the camera.

  11. Remove 3 screws near the EVF. REMEMBER lengths and hole positions. The center one is longer.  The left holes. Pop the speedlight (flash) Remove the screw covered by the speedlight.
    • Remove 3 screws near the EVF. REMEMBER lengths and hole positions. The center one is longer. The left holes.

    • Pop the speedlight (flash)

    • Remove the screw covered by the speedlight.

  12. Remove 1 screw in battery bay.
    • Remove 1 screw in battery bay.

    • There's only one. Trust me.

  13. Now the front case comes off. There are some clips, be gentle and patient. There are some clips, be gentle and patient.
    • Now the front case comes off.

    • There are some clips, be gentle and patient.

  14. Please keep body cap on as possible, for shielding again dust. Front cover comes off with 2 small parts. Don't loose them. Front cover comes off with 2 small parts. Don't loose them.
    • Please keep body cap on as possible, for shielding again dust.

    • Front cover comes off with 2 small parts. Don't loose them.

  15. When you see the speedlight resevoire capacitor.
    • When you see the speedlight resevoire capacitor.

    • The capacitor

    • To avoid electric shock and damage, DISCHARGE IT with a 2kohm~10kohm resistor for more than 15 seconds, ASAP!!!

  16. Roght side, remove 1 screw. Left side: remove 1 screw.
    • Roght side, remove 1 screw.

    • Left side: remove 1 screw.

  17. Remove 3 metal thread screw
    • Remove 3 metal thread screw

    • Remove 1 self-tap screw.

  18. Remove EVF plastic case. There are some clips. Remove 1 screw, REMEMBER from which hole!
    • Remove EVF plastic case.

    • There are some clips.

    • Remove 1 screw, REMEMBER from which hole!

  19. Right side.: Remove 1 screw
    • Right side.: Remove 1 screw

  20. Detach FPC.
    • Detach FPC.

    • Be gentle enough We do NOT remove top case. Because it's kind of messy with some adhesive...

  21. When the top case is loosen. remove the metal frame. Or you can remove this BlueTooth board if not being lazy. Or you can remove this BlueTooth board if not being lazy.
    • When the top case is loosen. remove the metal frame.

    • Or you can remove this BlueTooth board if not being lazy.

  22. IF you can count to 5: PCB top left, detach 2 FPC. 1 ZIF, 1 non-ZIF PCB top right, detach 4 FPC and 1 cable connector
    • IF you can count to 5:

    • PCB top left, detach 2 FPC. 1 ZIF, 1 non-ZIF

    • PCB top right, detach 4 FPC and 1 cable connector

    • PCB top center. detach sensor cable.

  23. PCB right bottom. Remove 1 screw
    • PCB right bottom.

    • Remove 1 screw

    • Detach 1 FPC

    • Detach 2 FPC

  24. Ladies and gentlemen, the mother board Digic and RAM
    • Ladies and gentlemen, the mother board

    • Digic and RAM

    • RTC battery

    • Some Flash

    • SD socket

    • Some power supply

  25. EVF
    • EVF

    • Sensor assemly

    • Shutter assembly

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