Introduction

The top panel can be safely separated from the camera body, but it will remain attached by several wires and a ribbon cable. Separating the top panel allows access to several important components.

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

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Remove two 4.75 mm Phillips #00 screws from top of camera.
  • Remove two 4.75 mm Phillips #00 screws from top of camera.

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Remove four 4.3 mm Phillips #00 screws from back of camera.
  • Remove four 4.3 mm Phillips #00 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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Conclusion

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

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