Introduction

This guide will teach you how to remove the viewfinder from your camera.

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

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

Using the flat end of a spudger, loosen the connection between the front panel and the device. Remove the front panel using your hands. 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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Turn Camera over.
  • Turn Camera over.

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

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

Lay the camera on its back.
  • Lay the camera on its back.

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

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. 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. 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.
  • 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.

Unscrew the screws on either side of the viewfinder until the viewfinder can be lifted off
  • Unscrew the screws on either side of the viewfinder until the viewfinder can be lifted off

    • Two 8.5 mm Phillips screws

Conclusion

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

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