Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera ?

LCD screen is cracked due to pressure on it. Camera takes photos okay but screen not diplaying very clearly or much of pic. Can I buy a new screen and swap it over myself if I have a bit of techno savvy?


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The screens are fairly easy to replace. There is a frame that holds it in place and one ribbon cable. The replacement screen should be about $45 from a digital camera parts web site. There are dozens(hundreds) of web sites so the best advice here is to search using powershot replacement part
and pick one either close or that has good price and shipping. What you also want to do is keep an eye out for a pictorial howto that many of these websites offer along side the parts. That will help make this a pretty painless thing to do.

Having said yes you can do it, now I should mention that you need to consider if it is cost effective to do it. Before you buy anything add up the cost of the parts shipping and any tools you need (just a jewelers screwdriver set)and then compare it to a new replacement camera. I haven't included the cost of labor as you are doing this but it normally adds up to about the same as a new camera.
Yes you can most likely buy a replacement display and then swap it out yourself.\015\012
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\015\012Post me the brand and model of the camera and I'll look up a replacement, also where are you located? USA? Canada? any other place?
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