Having problems with your Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera ?

Screen broken the screen of camera was broken so when iwant take the pictur icant see any thing in the screen


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Mine broke too. Luckily I have another S500 with a different problem so I swapped LCD's and got one working. If you can find a replacement LCD theyr'e not too hard to replace: 2 screws on each side and 2 on the bottom. Gently pry case apart. LCD is held in place by 3 screws but remove the flex circuit connector first by lifting the small black lever(that runs the length of the connector) and gently pull flex connector straight back. I work on small instruments so I'm used to this kind of work. If you feel unsure, have a tech look at it. The problem I'm having is finding parts. Good luck.
\015\012Mike
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Screen broken the screen of camera was broken so when iwant take the pictur icant see any thing in the screen


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