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MEMORANDUM D ATE : January 24, 2011 T O : Tech Writing Staff, iFixit F ROM : CPSU-Amido-W11S1G13 Richard Gonzalez rlgonzal@calpoly.edu Olivia Nixon onixon@calpoly.edu Derek Lokker dlokker@calpoly.edu Aaron Ludlow aludlow@calpoly.edu R E : Proposal for creating repair guides for the Pentax Optio WP C AMERA : Will request rental from iFixit We propose to create repair guides for the Pentax Optio WP digital camera. Very little repair information exists for this device and we aim to write several guides and a troubleshooting page to illustrate repairs for malfunctioning parts. We will provide the online community with a valuable resource upon completing this project. E XISTING R EPAIR I NFORMATION The Pentax Optio WP digital camera has limited repair guides online and there are no complete disassembly instructions available. However, the owner’s manual with a complete set of operating instructions is accessible on Pentax’s website. There are many user forums for troubleshooting, such as
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Unformatted text preview: Retrevo, for the device as well as a troubleshooting guide on eHow.com. However, we noticed when solutions were given they were either too vague or just verbatim from the manual. T ROUBLESHOOTING The following are possible topics that could be covered in the Troubleshooting Guide: Camera will not turn on Photos are blurry No picture on LCD monitor Flash does not discharge Shutter will not release Back buttons do not function R EPAIR G UIDES We plan to produce repair guides for the following: Remove battery Remove LCD screen Replace SD Card Replace Shutter/Power buttons Replace Motherboard Replace back buttons We look forward to working with iFixit in developing guides for the Pentax Optio WP. Our intention is to help reduce e-waste generated from this device. CC: Sherrie Amido...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGL 149 taught by Professor Rheingans during the Winter '06 term at Cal Poly.

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