Introduction

Use this guide to remove the back panel in order to access the LCD, buttons, speaker, and other parts.

Parts

No parts required.

Lift the rubber flap covering the input/output jacks.
  • Lift the rubber flap covering the input/output jacks.

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Using a Phillips #0, remove the single 3.4 mm screw.
  • Using a Phillips #0, remove the single 3.4 mm screw.

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This step will permanently erase all user settings.
  • This step will permanently erase all user settings.

  • The memory battery can now be easily slid out of place.

  • If you are following this guide in an effort to perform a hard reset, you should now press the shutter button multiple times in order to drain any left over power, then replace the batteries and power the device back on. You have just performed a hard reset!

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Peel back the rubber cover above the in/out ports to reveal two screw heads.
  • Peel back the rubber cover above the in/out ports to reveal two screw heads.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Remove both 5.4 mm screws using a Phillips #0.
  • Remove both 5.4 mm screws using a Phillips #0.

I just accidentally stripped one of those screws. Is there anything I can do or am I...screwed?

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Lift the in/out port plastic covering from the bottom where the backup battery used to be.
  • Lift the in/out port plastic covering from the bottom where the backup battery used to be.

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Remove each 6.3 mm screw on either side of the viewfinder using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Remove each 6.3 mm screw on either side of the viewfinder using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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Remove the three 4.8 mm screws on the bottom of the back plate using a Phillips #0.
  • Remove the three 4.8 mm screws on the bottom of the back plate using a Phillips #0.

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Peel back the rubber covering next to the menu dial to access the screw.
  • Peel back the rubber covering next to the menu dial to access the screw.

  • Remove the single 3.4 mm screw using a Phillips #0.

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The back panel can now fall off easily by turning the device upside down. Be sure to catch it so the data ribbons do not tear or tug.
  • The back panel can now fall off easily by turning the device upside down. Be sure to catch it so the data ribbons do not tear or tug.

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Remove each data ribbon cable from the motherboard by applying pressure down towards the motherboard and gently sliding your thumb upwards on the slot where the cable meets the motherboard. This will raise a very small clip that locks the cable in place.
  • Remove each data ribbon cable from the motherboard by applying pressure down towards the motherboard and gently sliding your thumb upwards on the slot where the cable meets the motherboard. This will raise a very small clip that locks the cable in place.

  • The back panel is now free from the rest of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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