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Before taking apart your device the two most important steps are:
  • Before taking apart your device the two most important steps are:

  • Turning the camera off

  • Removing the battery to reduce the risk of shock

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Turn off the camera by holding the ON/OFF on the top of the camera.
  • Turn off the camera by holding the ON/OFF on the top of the camera.

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  • Now that the camera is off the battery must be removed.

  • Firmly place your finger on the battery door and slide to the right.

  • Once the door is open, there will be a small orange button, which is the battery release. Slide this button down to release the battery.

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Once the battery is removed, you can begin to take the outer screws out. Removing these will allow you to remove the camera case. It will require a #00 phillips screwdriver.
  • Once the battery is removed, you can begin to take the outer screws out. Removing these will allow you to remove the camera case. It will require a #00 phillips screwdriver.

  • Be sure to be careful when removing these screws as they are easy to lose. Be gentle as well, as they are made of weak material and can strip easily.

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There are two screws in the left side of the camera, which are marked in the photo. These screws are 3.4 mm long and phillips head #00.
  • There are two screws in the left side of the camera, which are marked in the photo. These screws are 3.4 mm long and phillips head #00.

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There are two screws to remove on the right side of the camera, which are marked in the photo. These screws are 3.4 mm and phillips head.
  • There are two screws to remove on the right side of the camera, which are marked in the photo. These screws are 3.4 mm and phillips head.

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Finally, there are two screws on the bottom that need to be removed. These screws are 3.4 mm and phillips head.
  • Finally, there are two screws on the bottom that need to be removed. These screws are 3.4 mm and phillips head.

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Now that the outer screws are removed, you can begin to take the case off. The camera case will separate into two pieces. Gently separate the case from the body of the camera.
  • Now that the outer screws are removed, you can begin to take the case off.

  • The camera case will separate into two pieces. Gently separate the case from the body of the camera.

  • Be careful not to leave the camera case off for too long, as dust could settle in and impair the cameras functionality.

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Now you can replace the camera case. As said in the step above, be wary of leaving the case off for too long as it could damage key components in the camera.
  • Now you can replace the camera case. As said in the step above, be wary of leaving the case off for too long as it could damage key components in the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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I'd love to see a guide for disassembling the lens, to remove dust/lint inside.

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