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Canon Powershot SD550 Image Sensor Replacement

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This guide will show you how to take apart your PowerShot SD550 camera and replace the image sensor.

  • Autor: Matthew Theiss
  • Tiempo estimado: 45 minutos - 1 hora
  • Dificultad: Moderar

The image sensor is what actually captures the image when you take a picture. If damaged, the sensor can cause blurred, distorted, or even black pictures to be taken.

Paso 1 Image Sensor  ¶ 

Now the photo sensor is exposed. In order to remove the ribbon cable from its port, first flip up the blue locking mechanism. After the cable is unlocked, it easily pulls free.

Paso 1 Image Sensor  ¶ 

  • Now the photo sensor is exposed. In order to remove the ribbon cable from its port, first flip up the blue locking mechanism.

  • After the cable is unlocked, it easily pulls free.

Paso 2  ¶ 

In order to remove the photo sensor, you will have to cut through glue and remove screws. Use a knife to carefully slice through the glue at the tree points indicated. Try not to cut through anything but the glue to avoid damage.

Paso 2  ¶ 

  • In order to remove the photo sensor, you will have to cut through glue and remove screws.

  • Use a knife to carefully slice through the glue at the tree points indicated. Try not to cut through anything but the glue to avoid damage.

  • WARNING: Knives are sharp. Treat them with respect.

  • Now remove the three .15 inch screws holding the photo sensor to the camera frame.

Paso 3  ¶ 

Now you can carefully lift up the image sensor and remove it from the camera. Be careful not to lose the three small springs or the rubber grommet that lie beneath the sensor.

Paso 3  ¶ 

  • Now you can carefully lift up the image sensor and remove it from the camera.

  • Be careful not to lose the three small springs or the rubber grommet that lie beneath the sensor.

Paso 4  ¶ 

You have now successfully removed the image sensor.

Paso 4  ¶ 

  • You have now successfully removed the image sensor.