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Introduction

Before disassembling, unplug the Camera from the PS4.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your PlayStation Camera, use our service manual.

  1. There are two PH0 Screws in the socket which hold the cable. Unscrew two PH0 Screws and pull off the cable holder. Unscrew two PH0 Screws and pull off the cable holder.
    • There are two PH0 Screws in the socket which hold the cable.

    • Unscrew two PH0 Screws and pull off the cable holder.

  2. The next two PH0 Screws are located BEHIND the two polycarbonate-plates of the two camera-lenses. Take a sharp tweezer and stab under that plate. The plates are glued with a sticky tape to the housing. These plates are very fragile and will break if handled incautious. The next two PH0 Screws are located BEHIND the two polycarbonate-plates of the two camera-lenses. Take a sharp tweezer and stab under that plate. The plates are glued with a sticky tape to the housing. These plates are very fragile and will break if handled incautious. The next two PH0 Screws are located BEHIND the two polycarbonate-plates of the two camera-lenses. Take a sharp tweezer and stab under that plate. The plates are glued with a sticky tape to the housing. These plates are very fragile and will break if handled incautious.
    • The next two PH0 Screws are located BEHIND the two polycarbonate-plates of the two camera-lenses. Take a sharp tweezer and stab under that plate. The plates are glued with a sticky tape to the housing. These plates are very fragile and will break if handled incautious.

  3. There is one more PH0  screw to remove. This one is behind the other lens.
    • There is one more PH0 screw to remove. This one is behind the other lens.

    • This was the easy part.

  4. There are many clips in there. There are many clips in there. There are many clips in there.
    • There are many clips in there.

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  6. Encore two photos where to locate these nasty clips Encore two photos where to locate these nasty clips
    • Encore two photos where to locate these nasty clips

  7. The other half of the housing is attached to a solid U-Frame with the electronics. There are four silver screws, PH0. Four microphones, two with black/yellow cables and two with black/red wiring.
    • The other half of the housing is attached to a solid U-Frame with the electronics.

    • There are four silver screws, PH0.

    • Four microphones, two with black/yellow cables and two with black/red wiring.

  8. The backside of the U-frame. The cable is not soldered, there is a plug. Detail of the plug.
    • The backside of the U-frame. The cable is not soldered, there is a plug.

    • Detail of the plug.

  9. 6 PH1 screws. Take a small magnet to hold them. 6 PH1 screws. Take a small magnet to hold them.
    • 6 PH1 screws. Take a small magnet to hold them.

  10. The connector of the mikrophone-array The connector of the mikrophone-array
    • The connector of the mikrophone-array

  11. The lenses, plastic, glued tight. NOT ADJUSTABLE. NOT ADJUSTABLE.
    • The lenses, plastic, glued tight.

    • NOT ADJUSTABLE.

  12. Backside, two small PH0 at each CCD. But the Cameramodules are clued to the board,too - without destruction, you can not open it. I want to save it as spare-part, so i don't want to open it. So here is finito capito. :) Thanks for watching...
    • Backside, two small PH0 at each CCD. But the Cameramodules are clued to the board,too - without destruction, you can not open it.

    • I want to save it as spare-part, so i don't want to open it. So here is finito capito. :) Thanks for watching...

  13. Extra: The wiring.
    • Extra: The wiring.

    • It's an USB3 cable without green/white Pimf. There are three SEPARATE ISOLATED metalfoil shields with wire, red-black-power and two Pimf yellow/blue and orange/green. So ja, thats it. Paulaner.

Schwarzstein

Member since: 07/15/2013

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Only 7 steps? Where is the rest of the teardown? I wanted to see detailed images of the optics.

Alexandru Voda - Reply

Ja, okay, i made some pictures for you. The optics are in Step 10.

Enjoy.

Freundliche Grüsse. :)

Schwarzstein - Reply

Does anyone think it would be possible to cut the wires from two cameras and splice the wires together and put the power on a A/B rocker switch to switch between two cameras?

Dan Schultz - Reply

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