Introduction

You will need a #00 Phillips screwdriver to replace the camera's casing.

Make sure to remove the batteries before beginning the guide.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Unscrew the two black 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Turn the camera to the side that has the attachment for the wrist strap.

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

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Image 1/1: Note: It may be helpful to pry from the bottom of the camera with the battery door open.
  • Remove the plastic subsection by prying it with your fingers.

    • Note: It may be helpful to pry from the bottom of the camera with the battery door open.

    • The wrist strap attachment behind the subsection will come loose and may fall out.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two silver 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Turn the camera over to the side opposite of the wrist strap.

    • Remove the two silver 3.4 mm screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: Remove the following screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Flip the camera upside down.

  • Remove the following screws with a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

    • One black 3.4 mm Phillips screw.

    • One silver 3.4 mm Phillips screw.

      • NOTE: Using your fingernails may help in removal.

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Image 1/1: Then begin to pry the casing apart with both hands by applying pressure to the top and bottom of the camera.
  • Place the camera on the side opposite of the wrist strap handle.

  • Then begin to pry the casing apart with both hands by applying pressure to the top and bottom of the camera.

    • Remove the small metal plate underneath the plastic covering and set aside. (It should be loosely attached)

  • Note: A rubber foam washer that separates the lens from the casing will fall off when the case is removed. Be sure to store it safely.

  • Note: When reassembling ensure the back plate screw tabs are over the wrist strap attachment and the front plate screw tabs go under orange casing.

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Conclusion

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

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