Introduction

This guide will walk you through removing a faulty or damaged viewfinder.

Open the battery compartment and remove the batteries.
  • Open the battery compartment and remove the batteries.

  • Remove the two screws that are deep in the battery compartment.

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Open the CF compartment and remove the top screw
  • Open the CF compartment and remove the top screw

  • The panel, that holds the shutter button and zoom, will come off.

    • Be careful! There are two small wires connecting the speaker to the body of the camera. These are very delicate so proceed with caution. Do not remove.

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  • Unscrew the three small screws on the bottom.

  • remove the wrist strap

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  • Remove the screw in the CF compartment.

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  • Open the rubber Digital AV Out compartment flap.

    • Pry the battery with the IFIXIT opening tool.

    • Carefully pull out the battery with two fingers.

      • Unscrew the two screws that are now visible.

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  • Starting from the bottom, carefully pull the casing off.

  • The casing will now pivot at the top.

    • There are three catches that hold the back casing to the body.

    • You may have to pull with some force. The rear panel will make a snapping noise when it separates from the body.

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  • The interior of the camera should look like this.

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  • Remove the two screws at the top of the battery compartment.

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  • With your right thumb, pull back on the tab while using your left hand to pull the face of the camera away from the body.

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  • After removing the front and rear panels, locate the viewfinder directly above the lens on top of the camera.

  • Three screws hold the viewfinder in place. Two on the top and one on the lens side of the camera.

  • First, remove the screw in the bent corner of the viewfinder.

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  • Next, remove the 2nd screw directly across from the bent corner. It may be hidden in the space under the orange circuitry.

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  • Lastly, remove the final screw directly under the left side of the viewfinder (on the lens side).

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  • After removing the three screws, the only thing still holding the viewfinder in place is a small plastic peg.

  • Remove the viewfinder with a firm pull directly upwards.

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Conclusion

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

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