“Is it not a strange fate that we should suffer so much fear and doubt for so small a thing? So small a thing!!” – Boromir, The Lord of the Rings
That Raspberry Pi camera or display (CSI/DSI) connectors can sometimes get damaged, and it would be a shame to have to toss the whole thing! Maybe you got a little over-enthusiastic and She-Hulk’d out on the connector arms and broke it. We understand, it happens!
Here’s a replacement part to rework onto your Pi computer. Maybe use some Chip Quik to remove the broken connector, and you’re right on your way to soldering the replacement.
Comes with one connector. The same connector is used for both Display and Camera ports. This is not the connector on the Pi Zero series, it appears on the other models: Pi 1, 2, 3, 4, etc.
We recommend always gently pulling up on the black connector arms when opening to insert your flex ribbon cable.
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