Introduction

This is the circuit board that the AV chord attaches to for transferring images.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove the battery and memory card from the device.
    • Remove the battery and memory card from the device.

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  2. Remove 4 screws from the right side of the camera.
    • Remove 4 screws from the right side of the camera.

      • There are two 3.4mm screws at the top.

      • There are two 2.2mm screws at the bottom.

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    • Remove the single 3.4mm screw on the left side of the camera.

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    • Remove 5 screws from the base of the camera.

      • There are two 2.2mm screws next to the battery compartment.

      • There are three 4mm screws around the tripod mount.

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    • Slowly slide the back cover away from the device

      • The back casing is held in place by two ribbon cables. Do not pull the back cover too far from the camera.

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    • Detach both ribbon cables using a spudger.

      • Use the tip of the spudger to lift the black clip upward, unlocking the ribbon cable.

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    • Remove the back casing from the camera.

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    • Use the spudger to remove the ribbon cable connecting the lens casing to the circuit board by lifting up the black clip.

    • Carefully remove the function switch cover. This unit snaps on and off.

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    • Carefully unsnap the front logic board from the rear logic board using a spudger.

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    • Slide the entire top part of the camera that is attached to the logic board, horizontally away from the camera.

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    • Remove the ribbon cable from the top connection panel by unlocking the black clip with a spudger.

    • This leaves you with the logic board and the top connection panel separate and free from the camera

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    • Use a spudger to detach the ribbon cable from the circuit board. Lift the black clip up to unlock it as before.

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    • Remove the 3 screws holding the lens assembly in place.

      • The two screws on the left are 4.5mm with washers.

      • The single screw on the right is 4mm.

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    • Push the lens assembly slightly toward the circuit board, and pull the left side out of the casing first. You will have to wiggle this out gently.

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    • Remove the entire assembly out of the casing.

      • The ribbons on the left and bottom of the assembly simply rest on the camera housing.

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    • Use the spudger to unclip the top ribbon cable from the circuit board.

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    • Remove the single 2mm screw in the bottom right corner of the circuit board

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    • Gently slide the circuit board out away from the port connections. Pull it toward where the lens used to be. Some wiggling may be necessary to remove.

      • The circuit board is fitted into slots attached to the side of the camera. Do not angle upwards to remove.

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    • Take note of how the slots fit into the circuit board for easy replacement.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Where can I buy this part? Thanks!

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