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Re: Front assembly replacement
Remove all straps and battery. remove the 6.1 side plate there are 2 screws under plate 3 on bottom 1 in usb 1 above lcd . remove usb housing . gently pull up on bottom by dock adapter to clear plug then cover should pull off . then remove lcd gently remove clasp that hold lcd ribon . under lcd there is three screws pop flash up slide housing off . battery door must be open to remove rear housing.
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Hello, I don't have the manual for your Z612 in front of me at the moment but does this model not have a small button marked EVP/LCD near the LCD screen ? If you press the button it should switch from the LCD screen to the viewfinder.
I have just had exactly the same thing on my daughter's NV3.
In this case the lens cover would not open but if you power on the camera with you finger on the display button you can view stored images.
If the lens cover is jammed you need to open the casing and maybe take the lens cover assembly apart. You need a very small cross head screwdriver (No.00 should be OK). There are 5 screws in total, 4 screws on the outside of the case (3 plus1 under the headphone socket cap) and 1 inside the battery compartment. You need to remove all 5 to remove the camera front casing. There are some retaining springs top and bottom on the front cover, gently prize off to reveal the lens cover assembly.
Check to see if the lens cover will operate by switching on and off - if it works then the camera front casing is preventing it from opening and is probably bent out of shape. A little careful bending back into shape should resolve the problem. If it still does not work with the casing removed, read on.
This is the tricky part. There are two extremely small, black retaining screws to the left hand side which hold the assembly onto the lens cover motor. Remove these screws and the front of the lens cover assembly to reveal the lens cover and the back plate of the assembly.
Lift off the lens cover and switch on the camera. If the motor is still working, you will see a short black peg move from side to side as you turn the camera on and off. Thoroughly clean the lens cover and assembly, remove any obstruction and replace the lens cover making sure you locate the hole in the lens cover over the motor peg (described above).
The motor is magnetic and will attract the screws away from their holes if you replace the assembly front straight away, so when you replace the front of the lens cover assembly, place the screws in the correct holes before lowering it into place and then screw onto the motor/assembly back.
Test that the lens cover opens and closes and replace the Camera front cover taking care not to bend it too much - if this becomes distorted it can stop the lens cover from operating resulting in the same problem.
Yes. There is a website called virtualvillage dot com that has screens for most Kodak cameras. They only cost about a third as much as compared to buying from Kodak. It only takes about half an hour to change it and only simple handtools are needed, nothing special.
if theres always a lines on the your photos it means that the camera is already defective, I strongly suggest Do not Dismantle the Lens, what you can do is to call kodak toll free 1 800 235 6325 and ask them to send your camera on their Repair center., Gudluck!
This problem is frequently due to corroded battery terminals inside the
camera. Remove the batteries and wipe the terminals with a soft cloth
(heavy corrosion may require a fine wire brush, steel wool, or
sandpaper). Remove any residue left in the camera by the cleaning.
Clean the terminals on the batteries in the same manner, and then
replace them in the camera. This cures most problems, but if it
doesn't work for you, check the Kodak troubleshooting guide at:
If you're handy, you can replace it in about 3 minutes. Don't attempt it unless you're willing to risk tearing a thin flexible circuit under the rear cover. Looking at the camera from the rear, remove the screws on the right hand side ( 2 ? ) then the screws across the bottom - open the card door, remove the card, and wedge a knife blade between the front and rear cover halves - the card door will be loose with an attached spring coming free. No need to remove the rear housing completely, just enough to expose the tracks for the battery cover hinge. Remove the old door, noting the position of the opening spring at the hinge, by angling one hinge out first. Insert the new battery cover and the card door in reverse order.