Introduction

First remove the back casing and control dial before attempting to remove buttons.

Image 1/1: Turn the camera to the side that has the screen. Unnscrew the two black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove the double AA batteries before starting to disassemble. This will prevent you from permanently damaging your camera.

  • Turn the camera to the side that has the screen. Unnscrew the two black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

  • Unscrew the two black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Put the camera with the lens facing up, turn it to the side where the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL Cover and lanyard attachment are located.

  • Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver. Image 2/3: Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver. Image 3/3: Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Put the camera with the lens facing up, turn it to the side where the Cover battery is located.

  • Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver. Image 2/2: Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Put the camera with the lens facing up, turn it to the side where the compartment of the battery (CR1220) for time/date is located.

  • Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: Open the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL cover.
  • Put the camera with the lens facing down, turn it to the side where the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL Cover and the silver lanyard attachment are located.

  • Open the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL cover.

  • Unscrew the black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Opening the camera can be challenging. Don't get discouraged if it takes you a few tries before the camera is opened. Image 2/3: Use the blue opening tool to make lever. Insert the opening tool in the seam where the front case and the back case assemble. Image 3/3: Carefully make pressure downwards on the opening tool so the cover can gradually open.
  • Turn the camera with the lens facing down.

  • Opening the camera can be challenging. Don't get discouraged if it takes you a few tries before the camera is opened.

  • Use the blue opening tool to make lever. Insert the opening tool in the seam where the front case and the back case assemble.

  • Carefully make pressure downwards on the opening tool so the cover can gradually open.

  • Keep making pressure and slowly slide the opening tool through all the gap.

  • There is one point when the cover will disassemble completely.

  • When you are dissembling the back cover, the DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL cover will also disassemble and fall off.

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Image 1/1: You will have 3 parts:
  • This is a final picture of how it's going to look when you disassemble the back cover.

  • You will have 3 parts:

    • 1. The camera

    • 2. The DC IN A/V OUT DIGITAL Cover

    • 3. The back cover.

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Image 1/2: Locate the Control Dial. Image 2/2: Locate the Control Dial.
  • Once you have removed the back cover this is what the camera will look like.

  • Locate the Control Dial.

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  • Once the Control Dial is located carefully remove it using tweezers.

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Image 1/3: Use tweezers to grip the edge of the silicone pad and begin lifting upward. Image 2/3: Use tweezers to grip the edge of the silicone pad and begin lifting upward. Image 3/3: Use tweezers to grip the edge of the silicone pad and begin lifting upward.
  • Once casing and control dial have been removed, you will begin removing silicone button pad.

  • Use tweezers to grip the edge of the silicone pad and begin lifting upward.

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  • Continue lifting until pad is separated completely from the camera.

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  • Once pad is separated from camera, use tweezers to grip button(s) that need to be removed, and lift until it has been separated completely from the pad.

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Conclusion

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

Brea Baca

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