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Canon PowerShot S500 Logic Board Replacement

  • Autore: Nathan Balcom
  • Stima il tempo: 45 minuti
  • Difficoltà: Molto facile

This is a guide to removing the camera's logic board.

Passo 1 Logic Board  ¶ 

Lift off the capture button by wiggling it back and forth while pulling upward. Be careful not to damage the two clips.

Passo 1 Logic Board  ¶ 

  • Lift off the capture button by wiggling it back and forth while pulling upward.

  • Be careful not to damage the two clips.

Passo 2  ¶ 

Flip open the four ribbon gates using the Spudger. Gently pull out the ribbon cables from the gates using the Spudger.

Passo 2  ¶ 

  • Flip open the four ribbon gates using the Spudger.

  • Gently pull out the ribbon cables from the gates using the Spudger.

Passo 3  ¶ 

Unscrew the four Phillips screws using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

Passo 3  ¶ 

  • Unscrew the four Phillips screws using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

Passo 4  ¶ 

Gently lift the logic board. Be careful not to pull too hard and damage the white ribbon cable.

Passo 4  ¶ 

  • Gently lift the logic board.

  • Be careful not to pull too hard and damage the white ribbon cable.

  • Place the Spudger so that it is between the logic board, the white ribbon cable, and the rest of the camera.

  • Remove the white ribbon cable by pulling the Spudger away from the camera, keeping it parallel to the logic board.

Passo 5  ¶ 

Lay the logic board back down so that it is resting on the body of the camera.

Passo 5  ¶ 

  • Lay the logic board back down so that it is resting on the body of the camera.

  • Pull the two plugs (white and green) out to the right from the logic board using the tweezers.

Passo 6  ¶ 

We're now ready to begin the desoldering process. You'll need a soldering iron, solder, and desoldering wick. You should be able to find these items at a Radio Shack if you don't already have them. Please do not perform this step if you are not comfortable or have previous experience with soldering.  Doing so, could cause severe damage to your camera.

Passo 6  ¶ 

  • We're now ready to begin the desoldering process. You'll need a soldering iron, solder, and desoldering wick. You should be able to find these items at a Radio Shack if you don't already have them.

  • Please do not perform this step if you are not comfortable or have previous experience with soldering. Doing so, could cause severe damage to your camera.

  • Desolder the two soldered ribbon cables attached to the logic board.

Passo 7  ¶ 

Free the logic board from the rest of the camera.

Passo 7  ¶ 

  • Free the logic board from the rest of the camera.