Introduction

This camera has a GPS that tracks where pictures have been taken. If the GPS board malfunctions, it can be removed and replaced.

Image 1/3: Remove the 2 screws (3.2mm, Phillips #00) found on the side of the camera. Image 2/3: Remove the 2 screws (3.2mm, Phillips #00) found on the side of the camera where the terminals are. Image 3/3: Open the flap revealing the cable inputs and remove the final screw (3.8mm, Phillips #00) found inside.
  • Remove the 2 screws (3.2mm, Phillips #00) found on the bottom side of the camera.

  • Remove the 2 screws (3.2mm, Phillips #00) found on the side of the camera.

  • Remove the 2 screws (3.2mm, Phillips #00) found on the side of the camera where the terminals are.

  • Open the flap revealing the cable inputs and remove the final screw (3.8mm, Phillips #00) found inside.

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Image 1/1: Remove the back panel by pulling it off of the camera.
  • Turn the camera so that the LCD screen is facing you.

  • Remove the back panel by pulling it off of the camera.

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Image 1/3: Do not pull the front panel off without removing the ribbon cable first. Image 2/3: Slowly lift the front panel from the camera. Image 3/3: The ribbon cable is connecting the front panel to the camera. Using the tweezers, gently pull the ribbon cable out of its socket.
  • Turn the camera so that the lens is facing you.

    • Do not pull the front panel off without removing the ribbon cable first.

  • Slowly lift the front panel from the camera.

  • The ribbon cable is connecting the front panel to the camera. Using the tweezers, gently pull the ribbon cable out of its socket.

    • A spudger may also be used to remove the ribbon cable.

  • Remove the rubber guard that rests on top of the lens.

there is a small hole in the ribbon which the point of the tweezer can hook into to remove the cable.

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Image 1/1: Remove the screw (3.9mm, Phillips #00) that is connecting the top panel to the metal frame.
  • Turn the camera over on its side so that the terminals are facing you.

  • Remove the screw (3.9mm, Phillips #00) that is connecting the top panel to the metal frame.

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Image 1/2: Remove the screw (2.9mm, Phillips #00) that is directly above the camera lens. Image 2/2: Remove the screw (2.9mm, Phillips #00) that is directly above the camera lens.
  • Turn the camera so that the lens is facing you.

  • Remove the screw (2.9mm, Phillips #00) that is directly above the camera lens.

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Image 1/2: Gently lift the top panel off the camera. Image 2/2: Tweezers may also be used to remove the ribbon cable.
  • Using the spudger, remove the center ribbon cable that is connecting the top panel to the motherboard.

  • Gently lift the top panel off the camera.

    • Tweezers may also be used to remove the ribbon cable.

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Image 1/1: Using the spudger, detach the ribbon cable that is connecting the GPS tracker to the motherboard.
  • Turn the camera over so that the camera lens is facing you.

  • Using the spudger, detach the ribbon cable that is connecting the GPS tracker to the motherboard.

    • Tweezers may also be used to remove the ribbon cable.

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Image 1/2: Gently lift the folded ribbon cable piece off of the camera body. Image 2/2: The folded ribbon cable piece is glued onto the camera, so removing it will require minimal force.
  • Turn the camera over so that the top edge is facing you, and the lens is away from you.

  • Gently lift the folded ribbon cable piece off of the camera body.

    • The folded ribbon cable piece is glued onto the camera, so removing it will require minimal force.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the 2 screws (4.1mm, 1.8mm, both Phillips #00) connecting the GPS tracker to the camera. Image 2/2: Remove the GPS tracker by gently lifting it off of the pin that holds it to the top of the camera.
  • Lift to expose the Phillips #00 screw located beneath it.

  • Unscrew the 2 screws (4.1mm, 1.8mm, both Phillips #00) connecting the GPS tracker to the camera.

  • Remove the GPS tracker by gently lifting it off of the pin that holds it to the top of the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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