*Be sure to always remove the battery from the camera before disassembling to avoid permanent damage. There are a total of 6 (3mm) external screws that will need to be removed; 2 on the left side, 2 on the bottom, and 2 on the right side. 1.) Remove the 2 screws on the left side
  • *Be sure to always remove the battery from the camera before disassembling to avoid permanent damage.

  • There are a total of 6 (3mm) external screws that will need to be removed; 2 on the left side, 2 on the bottom, and 2 on the right side.

  • 1.) Remove the 2 screws on the left side

  • 2.) Remove the 2 screws on the bottom of the camera.

  • 3.) Remove the 2 screws on the right side of the camera.

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Use spludger tool or small flathead screw driver to gently lift and remove back face plate.
  • Use spludger tool or small flathead screw driver to gently lift and remove back face plate.

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After removing exterior screws, gently lift off the front face plate.
  • After removing exterior screws, gently lift off the front face plate.

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After removing the front faceplate you will find 4 (3mm) screws on the interior.
  • After removing the front faceplate you will find 4 (3mm) screws on the interior.

  • Remove all 4 interior screws.

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Remove 1 (6 mm) Screw from the bottom of the silver metal plate. The screw is also silver
  • Remove 1 (6 mm) Screw from the bottom of the silver metal plate. The screw is also silver

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With blue spludger tool gently lift the metal plate from the face of the camera.
  • With blue spludger tool gently lift the metal plate from the face of the camera.

  • The plate is held by a piece of double sided tape so there will be a bit of resistance.

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Remove 3 (3 mm) screws from the top surface of the motherboard.
  • Remove 3 (3 mm) screws from the top surface of the motherboard.

  • You will notice that there is one on the top, and 2 on the bottom in a triangular shape.

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Gently remove the ribbon cable from the top of the motherboard with a pair of tweezers.
  • Gently remove the ribbon cable from the top of the motherboard with a pair of tweezers.

  • Be careful during this step not to rip or tear the cable.

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Use the blue spludger tool to gently unplug the last ribbon cable that is attached to the motherboard.
  • Use the blue spludger tool to gently unplug the last ribbon cable that is attached to the motherboard.

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Remove the motherboard with your fingers. Remove the motherboard with your fingers.
  • Remove the motherboard with your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

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