Turn off camera using the power button on the top of the camera. On the bottom of the camera, open the battery door and remove the battery.
  • Turn off camera using the power button on the top of the camera.

  • On the bottom of the camera, open the battery door and remove the battery.

Add Comment

Remove the 7 screws from the bottom of the camera using a Phillips screwdriver
  • Remove the 7 screws from the bottom of the camera using a Phillips screwdriver

Add Comment

On the top cover, remove the two screws from under the metal tabs that are used to attach the camera straps.
  • On the top cover, remove the two screws from under the metal tabs that are used to attach the camera straps.

Add Comment

Remove the two screws on the right side of the camera.
  • Remove the two screws on the right side of the camera.

Add Comment

Remove 1 screw from the left side of the camera.
  • Remove 1 screw from the left side of the camera.

    • Inside the rubber door, remove the two black screws.

Add Comment

Remove the two screws beneath the eyepiece
  • Remove the two screws beneath the eyepiece

Add Comment

Remove the screw in the center of the viewfinder focus knob located to the right of the eyepiece.
  • Remove the screw in the center of the viewfinder focus knob located to the right of the eyepiece.

Add Comment

Remove the two black screws on the front of the camera just above the lens mounting ring.
  • Remove the two black screws on the front of the camera just above the lens mounting ring.

    • NOTE: Do not remove any of the silver screws on the lens mount ring. This could cause problems with auto focussing features.

Add Comment

Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Using the spudger and plastic opening tool, pry the back of the camera loose. Remove the ribbon connector on the lower left hand side of the circuit board. Remove the ribbon connector on the lower left hand side of the circuit board.
  • Using the spudger and plastic opening tool, pry the back of the camera loose.

  • Remove the ribbon connector on the lower left hand side of the circuit board.

Add Comment

Using the spudger and plastic opening tool, pry the bottom of the front panel of the camera over the tripod mount.
  • Using the spudger and plastic opening tool, pry the bottom of the front panel of the camera over the tripod mount.

Add Comment

Remove the ribbon connector on the upper right hand side of the circuit board.
  • Remove the ribbon connector on the upper right hand side of the circuit board.

  • Remove the microphone connection on the upper left hand side of the circuit board.

Add Comment

On the lower left side on the front of the camera, disconnect the red and yellow wires from the circuit board.
  • On the lower left side on the front of the camera, disconnect the red and yellow wires from the circuit board.

Add Comment

Pull the top cover free.
  • Pull the top cover free.

Add Comment

Remove the red wire that travels across the mirror box. Remove the red wire that travels across the mirror box.
  • Remove the red wire that travels across the mirror box.

Add Comment

Remove the 4 screws holding the mirror box in place.
  • Remove the 4 screws holding the mirror box in place.

Add Comment

Remove 3 screws to disconnect the  ribbon mount assembly Remove 3 screws to disconnect the  ribbon mount assembly
  • Remove 3 screws to disconnect the ribbon mount assembly

Add Comment

Now that the top assembly is free, this exposes another screw on the right side of the mirror box. Remove this screw.
  • Now that the top assembly is free, this exposes another screw on the right side of the mirror box.

    • Remove this screw.

    • Remove the orange ribbon cable.

Add Comment

Remove the viewfinder assembly from the camera.The screws that hold the eyepiece in place are accessible. Remove these 3 screws from the rear face of the eyepiece. Two screws are located at the bottom and one screw is located on top.
  • Remove the viewfinder assembly from the camera.The screws that hold the eyepiece in place are accessible. Remove these 3 screws from the rear face of the eyepiece. Two screws are located at the bottom and one screw is located on top.

Add Comment

With the screws removed, the eyepiece can easily be pulled free. With the screws removed, the eyepiece can easily be pulled free.
  • With the screws removed, the eyepiece can easily be pulled free.

Add Comment

Swivel the dioptric lens 90 degrees.
  • Swivel the dioptric lens 90 degrees.

Add Comment

Remove pin with tweezers.
  • Remove pin with tweezers.

Add Comment

Compress spring and remove spring and dioptric lens assembly
  • Compress spring and remove spring and dioptric lens assembly

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

One other person completed this guide.

Jacob Jaskolka

Member since: 03/30/2015

521 Reputation

4 Guides authored

Team

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 2

Past 7 Days: 15

Past 30 Days: 67

All Time: 1,601