Introduction

This guide involves taking off the entire casing of the camera. It will prepare the user to perform more complicated and problem-specific repairs.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Slide the switch on the battery cover labeled "CARD/BATT. OPEN." to the right.
    • Slide the switch on the battery cover labeled "CARD/BATT. OPEN." to the right.

    • While still holding the switch, pull the cover down, allowing it to release and open.

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  2. Tilt the camera slightly to allow the batteries to fall out.
    • Tilt the camera slightly to allow the batteries to fall out.

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    • Press on and release the memory card to eject it.

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    • Unscrew the 5mm Phillips #00 screw from the bottom of the camera.

    • Make sure to keep the different size screws organized to make reassembling the camera simpler.

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    • Unscrew the three 2mm Phillips #00 screws that are located on the bottom of the camera.

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    • Remove the 4mm Phillips #00 screw that is located on the left side of the camera, if the display screen is facing you.

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    • Take out the 4mm Phillips #00 screw under the rubber flap on the right end of the camera.

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    • Remove the second battery cover on the bottom of camera.

    • Take the silver battery out of the camera.

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    • Remove the 4mm Phillips #00 screw on the inside of the flap that hides the battery and memory card slots.

    • Remove the light grey, plastic piece.

    • Remove the plastic portion of the battery flap cover. The metal piece will remain attached.

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    • Slightly pull on each side of the camera. It should loosen up and come apart.

    • If it does not pull apart right away, use a little more force.

    • Do not give up!

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    • Remove the back case of the camera by pulling from the top.

    • Be careful when pulling off the case. There is a delicate gold ribbon connecting the bottom of the camera to the back case.

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Conclusion

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

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