Introduction

This guide shows you how to remove the motherboard battery and replace it with a new one.

Image 1/2: Locate the panel labeled "Batt. Open" Image 2/2: Place your finger on the panel and slide it in the direction of the arrow.
  • Turn the camera with the bottom side facing up.

  • Locate the panel labeled "Batt. Open"

  • Place your finger on the panel and slide it in the direction of the arrow.

  • The slot will swing open revealing the battery pack.

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Image 1/1: Pull the orange lever and the battery will spring out slightly.
  • Rotate the camera so that the slot is horizontal.

  • Pull the orange lever and the battery will spring out slightly.

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Image 1/1: When placing the new battery back in the slot, the arrow on the battery must align with the arrow on the camera.
  • Grasp battery and fully pull out of slot

  • When placing the new battery back in the slot, the arrow on the battery must align with the arrow on the camera.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 3.8mm screw in the upper right corner.
  • Start by laying the camera flat with the LCD screen facing up.

  • Remove the 3.8mm screw in the upper right corner.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 4.8mm screw.
  • Position the camera with the bottom facing up.

  • Remove the 4.8mm screw.

  • Remove the two 2.3mm screws.

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Image 1/2: Slide this rubber tab out of the way to reveal the bottom screw. Image 2/2: Remove the two 3.7mm screws.
  • Position the camera so that the rubber "AV Out Digital" tab is facing upward.

  • Slide this rubber tab out of the way to reveal the bottom screw.

  • Remove the two 3.7mm screws.

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Image 1/1: Grip the edges of the back plate, and carefully slide it off.
  • Turn the camera with the back side facing you.

  • Grip the edges of the back plate, and carefully slide it off.

  • If there is any resistance in movement, double check there are no screws left in the chassis.

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Image 1/2: Remove the two 2.3mm outer screws. Image 2/2: Remove the two 3.8mm screws near the strap bracket.
  • Orientate the camera as in the picture.

  • Remove the two 2.3mm outer screws.

  • Remove the two 3.8mm screws near the strap bracket.

  • Remove small panel covering mounting bracket.

  • Remove door covering memory card.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 3.8mm screw below the mounting bracket.
  • Rotate the camera so that the bottom side is facing you.

  • Remove the 3.8mm screw below the mounting bracket.

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Image 1/1: Grasp sides of front cover and carefully pull the front panel off of the camera.
  • Rotate the camera so that the front is facing you.

  • Grasp sides of front cover and carefully pull the front panel off of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Remove the plastic flap covering the motherboard.
  • Position the camera so that the motherboard is facing you.

  • Remove the plastic flap covering the motherboard.

  • Place edge of iPod Opening Tool in the small opening between the battery and the motherboard.

  • Pry the battery off of the motherboard using the iPod Opening Tool.

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Conclusion

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

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