Use this guide to remove the motherboard on the right side of the camera.

  1. Place camera LCD side up and press up on the battery door.
    • Place camera LCD side up and press up on the battery door.

    • Let it swing open until you can see the battery inside.

  2. Press down on the orange plastic.
    • Press down on the orange plastic.

    • This will gently eject the battery from its compartment.

    • Holding the edges, slide out the battery.

    • Look at the camera from the side with the lanyard and 4 screws.

      • Remove the two 3.4 mm screws on the metallic colored part.

    • Remove the 3mm screw on the top left.

      • NOTE: When reassembling, it is helpful to put the top screw back in before placing the front cover back on the camera.

    • Now remove the 5.3mm screw on the bottom.

    • Place the camera LCD side down.

    • Remove the two 5.3mm screws by the battery door.

    • Remove the four 3.4mm screws on the bottom of the camera around the tripod mount.

      • Make sure to keep these screws separate from the previous 5.3 mm screws.

    • Stand the camera back up.

    • Remove the two 3.6mm screws on the side with the A/V Out port.

    • Lift open the rubber flap covering the A/V Out port.

      • Remove the 3.4mm screw in the center.

      • During reassembly, put the A/V out rubber door on before replacing the front panel of the camera

    • Use a spudger and gently open up the front panel of the camera.

      • A thin plastic ribbon will stay connected by a brown piece to front panel of the camera.

    • There will be a brown plastic piece keeping the thin plastic ribbon in place.

    • Use the spudger to pull out the brown plastic piece attached to the orange plastic.

    • Use a pair of tweezers and remove the metal piece inside the camera.

    • Remove the battery door

      • NOTE: Putting this back on requires aligning the spring on the back of the door with the hole on the camera

    • Disconnect the two plastic ribbons on the lower half of the right motherboard.

    • NOTE: You will have to lift up the brown plastic piece in order to pull out the second ribbon wire.

    • Remove the two 3.4mm screws on the right motherboard.

    • Disconnect the two wired plugs below the flash.

    • Disconnect the wired plug at the bottom of the right motherboard.

    • Use a pair of tweezers to pull the right motherboard away from the main body of the camera.


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

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