How to Replace the LCD Screen on Your Sony Digital Camera

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How to Replace the LCD Screen on Your Sony Digital Camera
You can replace the LCD in your Sony digital camera. (film-camera on camera-bag image by Andrii Oleksiienko from Fotolia.com)

It's extremely frustrating when the LCD screen on your Sony Digital Camera breaks or goes bad. It's tempting to throw away your camera when this happens, but you can replace the screen yourself. Purchasing a new screen costs a small fraction of the price of replacing your camera. Taking apart your camera may seem intimidating, but if you are patient and approach the disassembly process cautiously, you'll find that it's not a difficult task.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Small Phillips head screwdriver
  • Small flathead screwdriver
  • New LCD screen

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Remove the Phillips head screws along the outside edge of the camera's casing with a Phillips head screwdriver. Be sure to take your time, and remove the many screws from the outer casing.

  2. 2

    Remove the front, back and side covers from the camera.

  3. 3

    Remove the small Phillips head screws that secure the LCD screen to the camera with a Phillips head screwdriver. Use a small flathead screwdriver to disengage the metal tabs that secure the LCD screen in place.

  4. 4

    Tilt the LCD screen downward, and disconnect the LCD ribbon cables from the camera's system board. Remove the Phillips head screws from the rear panel of the LCD screen with a Phillips head screwdriver.

  5. 5

    Repeat steps 1 through 4 in reverse to install the new LCD screen in your Sony digital camera.

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