Introduction

In order to get to the internals of the Canon A610, we first have to remove the plastic casing around the camera.

Parts

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  • Unlock the battery cover, while swinging the cover outward to open it.

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Image 1/1: Close the battery cover.
  • Turn the camera over and allow the batteries to fall out.

  • Close the battery cover.

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Image 1/3: Using your fingernails, pull the side panel outward to remove it. Image 2/3: Remove the two remaining 2 mm screws that attach to the frame of the camera. Image 3/3: Remove the two remaining 2 mm screws that attach to the frame of the camera.
  • Remove the three 3 mm screws that attach the side panel to the body of the camera.

  • Using your fingernails, pull the side panel outward to remove it.

  • Remove the two remaining 2 mm screws that attach to the frame of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 4 mm screw that sits at the bottom of the camera, near the back side.
  • Remove the 3 mm screw that sits at the bottom of the camera, near the front side.

  • Remove the 4 mm screw that sits at the bottom of the camera, near the back side.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 5 mm screw that sits on the top of the battery slot.
  • Open the battery cover.

  • Remove the 5 mm screw that sits on the top of the battery slot.

  • Remove the three 6 mm screws that sit at the bottom of the battery slot.

  • Close the battery cover.

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Image 1/2: Remove the three 4 mm screws. Image 2/2: Detach the digital A/V DC terminal.
  • Open the digital A/V DC terminal cover.

  • Remove the three 4 mm screws.

  • Detach the digital A/V DC terminal.

  • When you reassemble the camera, leave the topmost screw out until after you put the top casing back.

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Image 1/1: Do not completely remove the top cover; an orange ribbon cable still connects it to the camera.
  • Grip the sides of the top cover and gently lift the cover until it detaches from the camera.

  • Do not completely remove the top cover; an orange ribbon cable still connects it to the camera.

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Image 1/2: With the camera upside down, pull the  front case's side that is closest to you, in an  outward movement. Image 2/2: Apply some force, but pull it gently to prevent damage.
  • Open the battery cover.

  • With the camera upside down, pull the front case's side that is closest to you, in an outward movement.

  • Apply some force, but pull it gently to prevent damage.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 3 mm screw that sits near the bottom of the case. Image 2/2: Remove the 3 mm screw that sits near the bottom of the case.
  • Open the memory card slot cover.

  • Remove the 3 mm screw that sits near the bottom of the case.

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Image 1/3: Grip both sides of the back case's top and gently pull it, in an outward movement, until the case detaches. Image 2/3: Grip both sides of the back case's top and gently pull it, in an outward movement, until the case detaches. Image 3/3: Grip both sides of the back case's top and gently pull it, in an outward movement, until the case detaches.
  • Flip the LCD screen all the way open.

  • Grip both sides of the back case's top and gently pull it, in an outward movement, until the case detaches.

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Conclusion

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

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