Tools Featured in this Teardown

Introduction

This guide will show you how to completely teardown your camera.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Olympus Stylus 410, use our service manual.

  1. Locate the 2 screws on the bottom of the slider.
    • Locate the 2 screws on the bottom of the slider.

    • Remove both screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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  2. Gently pull on the bottom of the slider until it comes off the lower track.
    • Gently pull on the bottom of the slider until it comes off the lower track.

    • There is a little piece that connects the slider to the track. Be sure not to lose this as it is needed to put the slider back on.

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    • Lift the slider up until it comes off the upper track.

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    • The slider should now be free from the body of the camera.

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    • Locate the 3 screws on the outer metal band and remove them with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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    • Use the spudger to peel off the outer metal band, starting from the bottom of the camera.

    • The metal band it attached to the camera with glue in addition to screws. Be careful not to bend the band when removing it from the camera.

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    • The shutter button can now be removed. It is not connected to the camera and can be lifted off.

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    • Remove the memory card.

    • Locate and remove the 2 screws using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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    • Use a spudger around the edge of the case to loosen it.

    • Carefully wiggle the back case off. This may require a fair amount of force.

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    • Locate the 3 internal screws holding on the front of the case. Remove them with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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    • While grasping the interior and the front case, gently pull until they start to come apart. Some light wiggling may be required.

    • Be careful not to completely pull the front case off because it will still be connected with wires.

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    • Locate the gray compartment covering the flash.

    • Position your flat head screw driver or small spudger underneath the tab that is keeping the gray cover on.

    • Gently lift the tab so the gray compartment becomes free.

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    • Use the spudger around the perimeter of the gray compartment to detach it from the front case.

    • The gray compartment can now be removed from the flash unit.

    • The flash unit can now be removed, and a new one soldered back on.

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    • Open the battery cover and lift it up and off of back camera case.

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    • Locate and unscrew the 2 screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Remove the black seal.

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    • Slide the metal piece off of the battery cover.

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    • This is what the battery cover and back case look like completely disassembled.

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    • Remove the metal frame from the LCD screen using a spudger.

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    • Pry off the LCD screen from the top using a spudger. The screen will not be completely free from the device because of a ribbon.

    • Do not pull the screen completely off because it will still be held on by two ribbon cables.

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    • This is what the camera will look like now that the LCD screen is removed.

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