Introduction

The button contact panel is necessary to perform all functions on the Powershot SD 500 Digital ELPH camera. If the button contact panel is not working, the camera is essentially useless.

Pièces

Aucune pièce nécessaire.

Slide open the battery cover.
  • Slide open the battery cover.

  • Push the small orange tab to the side so the battery can be removed.

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Slide the battery out of the battery compartment. Slide the battery out of the battery compartment.
  • Slide the battery out of the battery compartment.

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Two Phillips screws need to be removed  using a #00 Phillips screwdriver. The upper screw is under the USB port cover, which can simply be pulled away gently from the casing.  the lower screw is visible on the panel. The screws are different sizes. The .125 inch screw is located under the USB port cover. The 0.85 inch screw goes in the lower hole on the panel.
  • Two Phillips screws need to be removed using a #00 Phillips screwdriver. The upper screw is under the USB port cover, which can simply be pulled away gently from the casing. the lower screw is visible on the panel.

  • The screws are different sizes. The .125 inch screw is located under the USB port cover. The 0.85 inch screw goes in the lower hole on the panel.

  • When looking at the back of the camera, these two screws are on the right panel of the camera.

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Remove the right side cover from the camera casing.
  • Remove the right side cover from the camera casing.

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Remove a .07 inch Phillips screw using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove a .07 inch Phillips screw using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Remove two .085 inch Phillips screws from the left side of the camera using a #00 Philips screwdriver.
  • Remove two .085 inch Phillips screws from the left side of the camera using a #00 Philips screwdriver.

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Remove the left side cover from the camera.
  • Remove the left side cover from the camera.

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Remove three .15 inch Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove three .15 inch Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Once the casing is unscrewed, hold the camera with one side facing down, and lift the opposite face of the casing to open it. Remove the internal camera components and layout out all pieces on a clean surface.
  • Once the casing is unscrewed, hold the camera with one side facing down, and lift the opposite face of the casing to open it.

  • Remove the internal camera components and layout out all pieces on a clean surface.

  • The front and back cover may require gentle rocking to remove.

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Carefully wedge the pry tool under the ribbon in the ribbon gate.
  • Carefully wedge the pry tool under the ribbon in the ribbon gate.

  • Gently remove the ribbon from the ribbon gate by pulling it away from the gate with the pry tool.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

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Gently press the ribbon back to get access to a Phillips screw behind it.
  • Gently press the ribbon back to get access to a Phillips screw behind it.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

  • Unscrew two .125 inch long Phillips screws using a #00 Philips screwdriver.

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Remove the ribbon with a pry tool by gently pulling it out of the ribbon gate tab. Be careful not to damage the ribbon. Pull the button board away from the rest of the camera.
  • Remove the ribbon with a pry tool by gently pulling it out of the ribbon gate tab.

  • Be careful not to damage the ribbon.

  • Pull the button board away from the rest of the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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