Introduction

Use this guide to remove the motherboard on the right side of the camera.

Image 1/2: Let it swing open until you can see the battery inside. Image 2/2: Let it swing open until you can see the battery inside.
  • Place camera LCD side up and press up on the battery door.

  • Let it swing open until you can see the battery inside.

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Image 1/1: This will gently eject the battery from its compartment.
  • Press down on the orange plastic.

  • This will gently eject the battery from its compartment.

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  • Holding the edges, slide out the battery.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two 3.4 mm screws on the metallic colored part.
  • Look at the camera from the side with the lanyard and 4 screws.

    • Remove the two 3.4 mm screws on the metallic colored part.

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Image 1/1: NOTE: When reassembling, it is helpful to put the top screw back in before placing the front cover back on the camera.
  • Remove the 3mm screw on the top left.

    • NOTE: When reassembling, it is helpful to put the top screw back in before placing the front cover back on the camera.

  • Now remove the 5.3mm screw on the bottom.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two 5.3mm screws by the battery door.
  • Place the camera LCD side down.

  • Remove the two 5.3mm screws by the battery door.

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Image 1/1: Make sure to keep these screws separate from the previous 5.3 mm screws.
  • Remove the four 3.4mm screws on the bottom of the camera around the tripod mount.

    • Make sure to keep these screws separate from the previous 5.3 mm screws.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two 3.6mm screws on the side with the A/V Out port.
  • Stand the camera back up.

  • Remove the two 3.6mm screws on the side with the A/V Out port.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 3.4mm screw in the center.
  • Lift open the rubber flap covering the A/V Out port.

    • Remove the 3.4mm screw in the center.

    • During reassembly, put the A/V out rubber door on before replacing the front panel of the camera

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Image 1/1: A thin plastic ribbon will stay connected by a brown piece to front panel of the camera.
  • Use a spudger and gently open up the front panel of the camera.

    • A thin plastic ribbon will stay connected by a brown piece to front panel of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Use the spudger to pull out the brown plastic piece attached to the orange plastic.
  • There will be a brown plastic piece keeping the thin plastic ribbon in place.

  • Use the spudger to pull out the brown plastic piece attached to the orange plastic.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers and remove the metal piece inside the camera.

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Image 1/1: NOTE: Putting this back on requires aligning the spring on the back of the door with the hole on the camera
  • Remove the battery door

    • NOTE: Putting this back on requires aligning the spring on the back of the door with the hole on the camera

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Image 1/1: NOTE: You will have to lift up the brown plastic piece in order to pull out the second ribbon wire.
  • Disconnect the two plastic ribbons on the lower half of the right motherboard.

  • NOTE: You will have to lift up the brown plastic piece in order to pull out the second ribbon wire.

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  • Remove the two 3.4mm screws on the right motherboard.

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  • Disconnect the two wired plugs below the flash.

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  • Disconnect the wired plug at the bottom of the right motherboard.

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  • Use a pair of tweezers to pull the right motherboard away from the main body of the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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