Introduction

This guide will instruct you how to remove the back panel of your camera.

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  • Using a #00 Phillips screw driver, remove three 4.4 mm Phillips screws as indicated by the red circles.

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  • Using your finger, peel back the textured grip so the components are separated.

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Image 1/3: Remove the front panel using your hands. Image 2/3: Remove the front panel using your hands. Image 3/3: Remove the front panel using your hands.
  • Using the flat end of a spudger, loosen the connection between the front panel and the device.

  • Remove the front panel using your hands.

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Image 1/1: Using a #00 Phillips screw driver, unscrew the two 4.9 mm Phillips screws located on either side of the viewfinder.
  • Turn Camera over.

  • Using a #00 Phillips screw driver, unscrew the two 4.9 mm Phillips screws located on either side of the viewfinder.

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  • Using a #00 Phillips screw driver, unscrew the one 5.7 mm Phillips screw located next to the LCD screen.

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Image 1/1: Unsolder the flash connection from the motherboard as noted by the blue circle.
  • Lay the camera on its back.

  • Unsolder the flash connection from the motherboard as noted by the blue circle.

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  • Remove the top panel by lifting it from the back, pushing it forward over the camera and letting it rotate down in front of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Remove the strap anchor.
  • Using a #00 Philllips screw driver, unscrew the 6.8 mm Phillips screw that holds the strap anchor noted by the red circle.

  • Remove the strap anchor.

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Image 1/1: Using a #00 Phillips screw driver, unscrew the six  screws on the bottom of the camera.
  • Unlatch the back panel.

  • Using a #00 Phillips screw driver, unscrew the six screws on the bottom of the camera.

    • One 7.4 mm Phillips screw

    • Two 6.0 mm Phillips screws

    • Two 4.4 mm Phillips screws

    • One 3.9 mm Phillips screw

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Image 1/3: Return the camera to its upright position. Image 2/3: Use pliers (or tweezers) to pull the rod out from the top. Image 3/3: Use pliers (or tweezers) to pull the rod out from the top.
  • From the bottom of the camera push the hinge rod in with your finger.

  • Return the camera to its upright position.

  • Use pliers (or tweezers) to pull the rod out from the top.

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Conclusion

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

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