Introduction

You need to remove the casing before you can start getting into any internal parts of the Camera. This can also be a good start to helping the camera dry out in case of a water accident.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Unscrew the six screws on the casing.  Two are on the bottom as pictured; two more are on each side of the camera.
  • Remove the battery and SD Card from their slots. Leaving these in could cause the battery to ground and ruin the electronics.

  • Unscrew the six screws on the casing. Two are on the bottom as pictured; two more are on each side of the camera.

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  • Pull the lanyard mount off of the camera using a spudger or your fingers.

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Image 1/2: Note that there is a small metal clip holding the two halves together. It might help to press down on the back half (indicated) while pulling upward slightly on the front half. Image 2/2: Note that there is a small metal clip holding the two halves together. It might help to press down on the back half (indicated) while pulling upward slightly on the front half.
  • Find the line that separates the casing into its two halves. Hold each half seperately, and gently pull apart.

  • Note that there is a small metal clip holding the two halves together. It might help to press down on the back half (indicated) while pulling upward slightly on the front half.

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  • Take hold of the inside of the camera, and gently pull away from the back casing.

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  • Remove the square, clear, rubber protector from the front of the logic board. This is not necessary to remove, but can easily fall off and get lost during later steps.

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Image 1/1: The black viewfinder padding (pictured right) can easily fall off the casing. Make sure you don't lose it when moving around parts.
  • When you reassemble the camera, make sure the switch on the casing (pictured left) matches the position of the switch on the camera internals.

  • The black viewfinder padding (pictured right) can easily fall off the casing. Make sure you don't lose it when moving around parts.

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Conclusion

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

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