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Disassembling the Minolta Dimage z2

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September 17, 2006 13:30:43
The case is cracked... photo taken to document all of the ribbon connectors that jump from the rear PCB to the rear camera assembly
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September 17, 2006 13:31:31
Another look at all the wires
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September 17, 2006 13:37:34
All of the PCBs removed - now it's just the sensor board and the left-hand camera strap lug in the way of removing the lens
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September 17, 2006 13:46:30
Sensor board removed, this is the zoom assembly before coming apart
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September 17, 2006 13:58:12
The broken lens component
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September 17, 2006 13:59:8
The fully disassembled zoom
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September 17, 2006 14:02:43
The sensor sits in a baggie awaiting reinstallation
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September 17, 2006 14:03:40
Closeup of broken bits - support rod to the right, and that little bit that keeps it aligned on the left-hand side. Gonna try the superglue!
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September 17, 2006 14:27:1
Son of a gun, it looks like it might work!
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September 17, 2006 15:27:12
Lens back in, lug back in (upper left shiny bit), and sensor board back onto the rear of the lens assembly.
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September 17, 2006 15:27:51
The rear of the camera with all of the fiddly cables to reattach
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September 17, 2006 15:29:43
Overhead detail of some power and data connectors (flash capacitor above)
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September 17, 2006 15:40:45
Same connector in place with plugs back in place
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September 17, 2006 15:58:5
Almost all together - ribbon connectors on the bottom go to the zoom and focus motors in the lens

Monday, September 18, 2006

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