Introduction

This guide will help users of all abilities to replace the faceplate/front panel of their camera.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the ON/Off button on the top of the camera and hold it down until the screen and all lights on the camera go dark. Locate the ON/Off button on the top of the camera and hold it down until the screen and all lights on the camera go dark.
  • Locate the ON/Off button on the top of the camera and hold it down until the screen and all lights on the camera go dark.

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Locate the back plate of the camera (contains the LCD screen and menu buttons).
  • Locate the back plate of the camera (contains the LCD screen and menu buttons).

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To remove the back plate you will need to unscrew the 6 support screws securing it to the camera. 2 screws are located on the bottom of the camera.
  • To remove the back plate you will need to unscrew the 6 support screws securing it to the camera.

  • 2 screws are located on the bottom of the camera.

  • Remove the screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Remove the 2 screws behind the AV port using the same Phillips #00 screwdriver. Remove the 2 screws behind the AV port using the same Phillips #00 screwdriver. Remove the 2 screws behind the AV port using the same Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 2 screws behind the AV port using the same Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the final 2 screws from the blue side panel. Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the final 2 screws from the blue side panel.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the final 2 screws from the blue side panel.

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Once screws are removed, gently pry the front plate and backplate apart along the seems on the bottom of the camera. Completely remove the back plate.
  • Once screws are removed, gently pry the front plate and backplate apart along the seems on the bottom of the camera.

  • Completely remove the back plate.

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Safety First: Power down your camera by holding down the On/Off button on the top of the camera until the screen and all lights go dark. Safety First: Power down your camera by holding down the On/Off button on the top of the camera until the screen and all lights go dark.
  • Safety First: Power down your camera by holding down the On/Off button on the top of the camera until the screen and all lights go dark.

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Remove the back plate off the camera using instructions on this guide: Use this guide to do so. Once the back plate is removed, separate the face plate/front panel from the camera.
  • Remove the back plate off the camera using instructions on this guide: Use this guide to do so.

  • Once the back plate is removed, separate the face plate/front panel from the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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