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DIY Full Spectrum Conversion of Fujifilm S2900 Series Camera

Get ready for a full spectrum conversion.

To do this, you will need to disassemble the camera.

Full spectrum conversion of Fujifilm S2980
Full spectrum conversion of Fujifilm S2980

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 Full spectrum conversion of Fujifilm S2980
 Fujifilm S2980
Full spectrum conversion
Disassembling Fujifilm S2980
Disassembling Fujifilm S2980
Disassembling Fujifilm S2980
Disassembling Fujifilm S2980
Disassembling Fujifilm S2980
Disassembling Fujifilm S2980, for full spectrum conversion
Disassembling Fujifilm S2980
Disassembling Fujifilm S2980, soldering for full spectrum conversion

We will need to de-solder 4 different wires to gain access to the sensor.

soldering
logic board
Disassembling Fujifilm S2980
sensor screws, full spectrum conversion
springs
sensor

The glass in the front of the sensor is so called a Hot Mirror (blocks Ultra Violet and Infrared light). By removing it we will make this camera a so called ‘Full Spectrum’ camera.

hot mirror
putting the sensor back

Assemble the camera. Please take care to raise the flash when reattaching the top section because it can damage the micro switch if it closed during assembly.

Assembling, full spectrum conversion completed

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