Introduction

Removing the side with the grip allows for replacements on the battery door, as well as access to the top panel.

Parts

No parts required.

Open up the battery door. Open up the battery door. Open up the battery door.
  • Open up the battery door.

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Remove the batteries from the camera by sliding them out into your palm. Remove the batteries from the camera by sliding them out into your palm.
  • Remove the batteries from the camera by sliding them out into your palm.

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Release the side latch to open the back panel. Release the side latch to open the back panel.
  • Release the side latch to open the back panel.

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Remove the two black 4.5mm screws above and below the latch. Remove the two black 4.5mm screws above and below the latch.
  • Remove the two black 4.5mm screws above and below the latch.

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Using your finger, carefully pry open the side panel from the top of camera. Pull panel downwards to remove.
  • Using your finger, carefully pry open the side panel from the top of camera.

  • Pull panel downwards to remove.

  • Make sure to keep track of the small black piece of rubber under the latch.

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Remove the two silver 6mm Phillips #1 screws. Remove the two silver 6mm Phillips #1 screws.
  • Remove the two silver 6mm Phillips #1 screws.

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Flip camera over to the bottom. Remove the one 5mm Phillips #1 silver screw.
  • Flip camera over to the bottom.

  • Remove the one 5mm Phillips #1 silver screw.

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Remove the front panel by pulling away from the side with the lever. Remove the front panel by pulling away from the side with the lever.
  • Remove the front panel by pulling away from the side with the lever.

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Remove three black 7.3mm Phillips #1 screws located on the corners of the camera. Remove five black 4.8mm Phillips #1 screws.
  • Remove three black 7.3mm Phillips #1 screws located on the corners of the camera.

  • Remove five black 4.8mm Phillips #1 screws.

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Simply remove the bottom panel by prying it off with your finger. When removing the panel, be sure the bottom of the camera is facing upright.  There are loose gears that may fall out. Be wary of a loose piece of foam attached to the bottom panel.
  • Simply remove the bottom panel by prying it off with your finger.

  • When removing the panel, be sure the bottom of the camera is facing upright. There are loose gears that may fall out.

  • Be wary of a loose piece of foam attached to the bottom panel.

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Remove the remote control socket cover. Remove the remote control socket cover. Remove the remote control socket cover.
  • Remove the remote control socket cover.

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Remove two black 4.5mm Phillips #1 screws. Remove two black 4.5mm Phillips #1 screws.
  • Remove two black 4.5mm Phillips #1 screws.

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Remove two black 4.8mm Phillips #1 screws on the front of the camera. Remove two black 4.8mm Phillips #1 screws on the front of the camera.
  • Remove two black 4.8mm Phillips #1 screws on the front of the camera.

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Pry open the side grip using a spudger. Pry open the side grip using a spudger.
  • Pry open the side grip using a spudger.

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Conclusion

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

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