1) Disassemble the
2) Locate the round gold colored disc which lies behind the
lower port side of the faceplate. This is the beeper.
3) Instead of wires, the beeper is connected using Kapton
flexible circuits with one strip being soldered to the outer
ring and one to the center. Tuck a small flathead screwdriver
under the strip running to the center. This will pop up the
strip when the solder is melted.
4) Heat up a soldering iron and melt the solder connection
at the center of the disc. Do it quickly to minimize the chance
of the heat damaging the beeper or any surrounding parts.
The strip should be lifted by the screwdriver and allowed
5) Take cellophane tape and wrap the exposed end of the flexible
circuit to insulate it. Take another piece of tape and fasten
the loose strip down to secure it.
The beeper is now disconnected from the camera's electronics.