Introduction

Prerequisite Only

Removing the top casing from the camera is necessary to perform maintenance or replace components such as the flash module, or any buttons located on the top of the camera. In order to remove the top casing, the back and front casings must both be removed.

Parts

No parts required.

Place the camera upside down and position it to where the back of the camera is visible.
  • Place the camera upside down and position it to where the back of the camera is visible.

Pull the orange tab to the right to release the primary battery.
  • Pull the orange tab to the right to release the primary battery.

To remove the secondary battery, reposition the camera to where the display screen is facing upwards.
  • To remove the secondary battery, reposition the camera to where the display screen is facing upwards.

  • Place your finger inside the empty battery compartment and pull away from the camera on the ridged battery tab.

Place the camera on its side with the soft touch grip facing up and the top of the camera facing right.
  • Place the camera on its side with the soft touch grip facing up and the top of the camera facing right.

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Slide the memory card door in the direction of the arrow engraved on the camera.  Once the door has slid open to its full position, lift up on the door.
  • Slide the memory card door in the direction of the arrow engraved on the camera. Once the door has slid open to its full position, lift up on the door.

With the door open, push down the small black plunger next to the CF slot. The CF card will disengage from the slot and be ejected far enough that you can grasp it between thumb and forefinger and remove it from the slot.
  • With the door open, push down the small black plunger next to the CF slot. The CF card will disengage from the slot and be ejected far enough that you can grasp it between thumb and forefinger and remove it from the slot.

  • The plunger will stay in its depressed position until a CF card is again inserted in the slot.

Remove the single 10 mm JIS #00 shoulder screw. Remove the two 6 mm JIS #00screws. Remove the two 6 mm JIS #00screws.
  • Remove the single 10 mm JIS #00 shoulder screw.

  • Remove the two 6 mm JIS #00screws.

Separate the top casing from the electrical components enough to expose the wire harnesses that will need to be disconnected.
  • Separate the top casing from the electrical components enough to expose the wire harnesses that will need to be disconnected.

  • Ensure to remove the casing gently. There are several wire harnesses connecting the motherboard to components on the casing.

Unplug the yellow connector located on the top of the camera.
  • Unplug the yellow connector located on the top of the camera.

Disconnect the red connector located by the USB port.
  • Disconnect the red connector located by the USB port.

Conclusion

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

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