Introduction

If you are going to replace any of the major components of your camera, you will need to first remove the back panel. This guide will teach you how to open up your camera.

Parts

No parts required.

Lay the camera on its back so that the card/battery door is facing you.
  • Lay the camera on its back so that the card/battery door is facing you.

  • Using your fingernail, slide the tab on the battery door up to release the battery door latch.

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Lift the now free card/battery door to reveal the battery compartment.
  • Lift the now free card/battery door to reveal the battery compartment.

  • Push the gray lever to the right side so that the battery can be removed and replaced with a new one.

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Turn the camera so that the back is facing to your right.
  • Turn the camera so that the back is facing to your right.

  • Remove the 5mm Phillips #000 screw above the rubber USB port cover.

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Remove the rubber piece with your fingers.
  • Remove the rubber piece with your fingers.

    • It is held in place by a notched tether, but can be easily manipulated to slide out.

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Turn your camera so that the bottom is facing you.
  • Turn your camera so that the bottom is facing you.

  • Remove the 5mm Phillips #000 screws.

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Now turn the camera so that the front is facing towards your right.
  • Now turn the camera so that the front is facing towards your right.

  • Remove the two remaining 5mm Phillips #000 screws.

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Now that all of the exterior screws have been removed, grip the camera firmly on both sides. Gently pry the back panel from the main body of the camera. There are two ribbon cables that need to be removed in order for the back panel to come free from the camera body, as indicated.
  • Now that all of the exterior screws have been removed, grip the camera firmly on both sides.

  • Gently pry the back panel from the main body of the camera.

    • There are two ribbon cables that need to be removed in order for the back panel to come free from the camera body, as indicated.

    • This back panel contains various control components of the camera as well as the LCD screen.

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Conclusion

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

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