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Olympus SZ-12 Lens Replacement

Aug 26th 2019

Introduction

You will need a clean, well-lit area, an iFixit repair kit including the specialized screw driver, along with the Phillips #000 bit. We also recommend you have an organization tray in order to keep track of all the screws you will be taking out.



  • Remove nine 4.45mm Phillips #000 screws from the outside of the case.

Remove nine 4.45mm Phillips #000 screws from the outside of the case.

Remove nine 4.45mm Phillips #000 screws from the outside of the case.

  • There are four screws to take out on the bottom of the camera.

There are four screws to take out on the bottom of the camera.

  • There are three screws to take out on this side.

There are three screws to take out on this side.

  • There is one screw to take out on this side.

There is one screw to take out on this side.

  • There is one hidden screw inside the HDMI port.

There is one hidden screw inside the HDMI port.

  • Using the blue plastic opening tool, wedge open and remove the case.

Using the blue plastic opening tool, wedge open and remove the case.

  • Once you have the back case off, remove the LCD Screen.

Once you have the back case off, remove the LCD Screen.

  • Using a plastic opening tool, gently lift the retaining flap on the display cable ZIF connector.
  • Pull the display cable from its socket on the motherboard.

Using a plastic opening tool, gently lift the retaining flap on the display cable ZIF connector.

  • Remove the LCD screen from the device.
  • Be careful not to rip the display's ribbon cable as you pull the screen away from the device.

Remove the LCD screen from the device.

  • Remove the four 3.8mm Phillips #000 screws from the LCD frame.

Remove the four 3.8mm Phillips #000 screws from the LCD frame.

Remove the four 3.8mm Phillips #000 screws from the LCD frame.

  • Remove the top left screw, top right screw, bottom left screw, and bottom right screw from LCD frame.

Remove the top left screw, top right screw, bottom left screw, and bottom right screw from LCD frame.

Remove the top left screw, top right screw, bottom left screw, and bottom right screw from LCD frame.

Remove the top left screw, top right screw, bottom left screw, and bottom right screw from LCD frame.

  • Lift the retaining flaps on the three remaining ZIF connectors connected to the motherboard.

Lift the retaining flaps on the three remaining ZIF connectors connected to the motherboard.

Lift the retaining flaps on the three remaining ZIF connectors connected to the motherboard.

Lift the retaining flaps on the three remaining ZIF connectors connected to the motherboard.

  • Remove the five 4.3mm Phillips #000 screws from the lens frame to access the lens.
  • Remove the lens frame.

Remove the five 4.3mm Phillips #000 screws from the lens frame to access the lens.

  • Remove two 4.3mm Phillips #000 screws from black plastic piece surrounding the lens.
  • Remove the lens.

Remove the lens.



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