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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Conclusion

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

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