Introduction

This fix is safe and only requires a screwdriver.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove two 4.8 mm black screws on the front of the camera.
  • Remove two 4.8 mm black screws on the front of the camera.

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Remove one 4.3 mm black screw under the lens ring and one 4.8 mm black screw on the bottom of the camera.
  • Remove one 4.3 mm black screw under the lens ring and one 4.8 mm black screw on the bottom of the camera.

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Remove one 4.8 mm black screw on the left side.
  • Remove one 4.8 mm black screw on the left side.

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Remove the front panel by lifting out the side opposite the grip.
  • Remove the front panel by lifting out the side opposite the grip.

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Remove seven 4.25 mm black screws on the bottom panel.
  • Remove seven 4.25 mm black screws on the bottom panel.

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Remove the bottom panel.
  • Remove the bottom panel.

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Remove two 6.5 mm black screws from the panel.
  • Remove two 6.5 mm black screws from the panel.

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Remove plastic Remote Control Socket cap by pulling it straight out.
  • Remove plastic Remote Control Socket cap by pulling it straight out.

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Slide panel toward bottom of camera to remove. Slide panel toward bottom of camera to remove.
  • Slide panel toward bottom of camera to remove.

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Remove outer eyepiece by sliding it upwards.
  • Remove outer eyepiece by sliding it upwards.

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Remove two 4.75 mm screws from top of camera.
  • Remove two 4.75 mm screws from top of camera.

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Remove four 4.3 mm screws from back of camera.
  • Remove four 4.3 mm screws from back of camera.

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Slowly separate top panel from camera by pushing up.
  • Slowly separate top panel from camera by pushing up.

  • Be careful, as top panel is still attached by wiring and ribbon cable to the camera.

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Separating the top panel too far can damage the connecting wiring.
  • Separating the top panel too far can damage the connecting wiring.

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Remove two 5.5 mm screws from front of camera.
  • Remove two 5.5 mm screws from front of camera.

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Remove grip panel.
  • Remove grip panel.

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Remove one black screw from battery door on underside of grip.
  • Remove one black screw from battery door on underside of grip.

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Remove battery door.
  • Remove battery door.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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I was able to complete this by going from step 9 to 15. Oddly, I only had one screw to remove in step 15 but the grip piece easily slid out without needing to remove the top of the camera.

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