Introduction

Removing the side panel with Remote Control Socket is safe and simple. It 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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Conclusion

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

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i have this camera and the door that holds the film in will not stay closed because the plastic piece has broken at the release point. Which piece is it that I need to replace?

luederscoupons - Reply

That's a bit of a bugger. The piece that's broken off is most likely the little "hook" on the "door" (the proper name of this "door" would be "back").

Since this little hook is integral with the back, you'd have to replace the entire back.

If you still have the piece that has broken off, it may be possible to glue it back in place, but you'd have to reinforce it with e.g. a small piece of aluminium sheet cut from a soft drink can or something like that. Use cyanoacrylate glue (otherwise known as "superglue") and make sure the pieces are clean and fit perfectly before applying the glue. You need only a tiny drop.

Flying Dutchman -

The EOS 30 is a film camera and therefore does not have an A/V Port, since it does neither Audio nor Video. The socket near the bottom on the grip side is for a wired remote control.

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