Introduction

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

Remove the double AA batteries before starting to disassemble. This will prevent you from permanently damaging your camera.
  • 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.

Add Comment

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.
  • 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.

Add Comment

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. 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.

Add Comment

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.
  • 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.

Add Comment

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.
  • 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.

Add Comment

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.
  • 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.

Add Comment

This is a final picture of how it's going to look when you disassemble the back cover.
  • 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.

Add Comment

Once you have removed the back cover this is what the camera will look like. Locate the Control Dial.
  • Once you have removed the back cover this is what the camera will look like.

  • Locate the Control Dial.

Add Comment

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

Add Comment

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. 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.

Add Comment

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

Add Comment

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. 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.
  • 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.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Brea Baca

Member since: 03/20/2014

101 Reputation

1 Guide authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 4

Past 30 Days: 13

All Time: 782