Introduction

This guide will help you to remove and replace the flash lens

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove the five case screws with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
    • Remove the five case screws with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

    • Five 3.5mm Phillips Screws

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  2. Gently lift up the back cover and set aside.
    • Gently lift up the back cover and set aside.

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    • Gently lift up on the left side of the LCD and slowly pull it to the left side of the camera but do not remove entirely, there is a ribbon connector.

    • Be careful not to rip out the ribbon connector.

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    • To clear the ribbon connection underneath the screen, lift up the black ribbon gate with the spudger.

    • Gently lift ribbon out of the gate and set screen aside.

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    • There are five screws of three different sizes which need removal.

    • One 4.5mm screw

    • Four 3.5mm screws, one on the button side

    • One 5.5mm screws

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    • Slowly lift metal tray to the right.

    • Be careful not to bend the screw tabs or rip out the ribbon cable.

    • Remove ribbon cable by using the spudger to lift up the black ribbon gate to release the ribbon

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    • Disconnect the two ribbon cables from the lens unit by using the spudger to lift the ribbon gates.

    • One gate is black and another is white.

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    • Remove the three silver screws.

    • Three 5.5mm screws

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    • Lift the lens unit free of the camera. A spudger can be used to separate the lens unit if necessary.

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    • Remove 4 screws attached to the exterior silver bezel.

    • Four 3.5mm screws

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    • Remove round silver bezel from the front of the camera.

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    • Remove the two screws on the bottom of the front cover.

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    • Remove tripod mount.

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    • Carefully lift off the front cover plate of the camera.

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    • Remove the flash lens using the spudger or a finger.

    • It will be attached by a piece of tape, peel the lens off of that piece of tape without removing the tape.

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Conclusion

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

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