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Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement

O que você precisa

  1. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove back cover: passo 1, imagem 1 %32
    • Push down on the screw to depress the spring loaded hinge and release the door.

  2. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove bottom cover: passo 2, imagem 1 %32
    • Remove six 5.3 mm #00 screws.

    • Remove one 3.4 mm #00 screw.

    • The short screw has a machine thread and screws into the plate underneath. The rest screw into the plastic body.

  3. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove left front cover: passo 3, imagem 1 %32
    • Remove three 5.3 mm #00 screws (the bottom-most screw is not always present).

    • Remove one 7.3 mm #00 screw.

    • Remove the remote trigger cover.

  4. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove front cover: passo 4, imagem 1 %32 Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove front cover: passo 4, imagem 2 %32
    • Remove one 3.4 mm #00 screw.

    • Remove two 5.3 mm #00 screw.

    • Gently lift up on the flash housing to help remove the cover if necessary.

  5. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove right front cover: passo 5, imagem 1 %32
    • Remove two 3.9 mm #00 screws.

  6. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove eye cup: passo 6, imagem 1 %32
    • Slide the eye cup up and off to access the screws underneath.

  7. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Unscrew top cover: passo 7, imagem 1 %32 Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Unscrew top cover: passo 7, imagem 2 %32 Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Unscrew top cover: passo 7, imagem 3 %32
    • Remove two 5.3 mm #00 screws by the eyepiece.

    • Remove one 6.8 mm #00 screw in the battery compartment.

    • Remove one 7.0 mm #00 screw near the take up spool.

  8. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Lift top cover: passo 8, imagem 1 %32
    • Lift the cover so it is just free of the body. It is still attached by several wires.

  9. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Discharge flash capacitors: passo 9, imagem 1 %32
    • Use a 1kΩ-10kΩ resistor to discharge the capacitor. Place the resistor between the blue wire, exposed in the previous step, and ground.

    • The flash capacitors store energy at a very high voltage. Failing to discharge the capacitors properly could result in personal injury and/or damage to the camera.

  10. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Release top cover: passo 10, imagem 1 %32 Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Release top cover: passo 10, imagem 2 %32 Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Release top cover: passo 10, imagem 3 %32
    • De-solder the green, blue, brown and black wires from the flash PCB.

    • De-solder the black wire.

    • Pull the black wire out until it is completely free from the body of the camera.

  11. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Desolder flex cable: passo 11, imagem 1 %32
    • Desolder the flex cable connecting the top plate to the camera body.

    • Be careful not to overheat the flex circuit. Work in short durations. Allow for cool downs in between if necessary.

  12. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Pop up the flash: passo 12, imagem 1 %32
    • Push the release button to pop up the flash.

  13. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove flash cover: passo 13, imagem 1 %32 Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove flash cover: passo 13, imagem 2 %32 Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove flash cover: passo 13, imagem 3 %32
    • Remove two 2.9mm #000 screws.

    • Remove two 4.4 mm #00 screws.

    • Close the flash and lift off the top cover.

  14. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove flash latch: passo 14, imagem 1 %32 Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove flash latch: passo 14, imagem 2 %32 Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove flash latch: passo 14, imagem 3 %32
    • Remove one 3.4 mm #00 screw.

    • Remove the latch spring.

    • Remove the latch plate. The flash will try to pop up when it is removed.

  15. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove pop up spring: passo 15, imagem 1 %32
    • Release the spring arm from the post.

    • Remove the pop up spring.

  16. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove the flash pivot: passo 16, imagem 1 %32 Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Remove the flash pivot: passo 16, imagem 2 %32
    • Remove one 3.3 mm #00 screw.

    • Hold the pivot in place while unscrewing.

  17. Pentax ZX-5n Flash Pivot Replacement, Install screw: passo 17, imagem 1 %32
    • When using the 3D printed part supplied on the device page, install a 4mm #00 screw in the end of the pivot to hold it together.

Conclusão

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

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