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 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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Conclusion

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

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