Introduction

This fix is safe and only requires a screwdriver.

Parts

No parts required.

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

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Remove the 4.3 mm black screw under the lens ring and the 4.8 mm black screw under the camera.
  • Remove the 4.3 mm black screw under the lens ring and the 4.8 mm black screw under the camera.

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Remove the 4.8 mm black screw on the left side of the camera.
  • Remove the 4.8 mm black screw on the left side of the camera.

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Remove the front panel by lifting it away from the camera's body.
  • Remove the front panel by lifting it away from the camera's body.

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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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Slide the outer eyepiece upward to remove it.
  • Slide the outer eyepiece upward to remove it.

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Remove the two 4.75 mm black screws located  on the top of the camera.
  • Remove the two 4.75 mm black screws located on the top of the camera.

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Remove the four 4.3 mm  black screws near the bottom corners of the eyepiece at the back of the camera.
  • Remove the four 4.3 mm black screws near the bottom corners of the eyepiece at the back of the camera.

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Slowly separate the top panel from the camera by pushing it upward. Separating the top panel too far or quickly can damage the ribbon cable and connecting wires that are still attached to the top panel of the camera.
  • Slowly separate the top panel from the camera by pushing it upward.

  • Separating the top panel too far or quickly can damage the ribbon cable and connecting wires that are still attached to the top panel of the camera.

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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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