Introduction

If the playback on the camcorder is not producing any sound, then the problem lies in the microphone. This can be caused by a broken wire, or debris in the microphone.

On the right side of the camcorder remove the grip belt.
  • On the right side of the camcorder remove the grip belt.

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Hold on to the battery.
  • Hold on to the battery.

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  • On the bottom of the battery hold the battery release switch.

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  • Remove the battery slowly away from the camcorder.

  • Removing the battery quick or in a different angle may cause sparks and damage to device.

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  • Remove the two 8mm Philips #000 screws on the side where the grip belt was located on.

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  • Remove the two 4mm Philips #000 head screws from the bottom of the camcorder.

  • A hidden 4mm Philips #000 screw is shown under the black plug shown.

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  • Remove the side piece plate.

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  • Near the LCD screen, remove the three 7mm Philips #000 screws in the picture shown.

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  • Carefully place the camcorder where the inside of the device is facing upwards and remove the 3mm Philips #000 screw shown.

  • Do not use strong magnetic parts on the inside, as they may damage the device.

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  • Using the spudger, pull the tab shown to start removing the ribbon cable.

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  • Using the Spudger, carefully remove the two ribbon cables that are connected to the top of the device.

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  • Remove the top piece.

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  • Remove the two 5mm Phillips #000 screws near the LCD screen.

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  • Remove the single 5mm Phillips #000 screw located on the top of the camera near the lens cover.

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  • Unplug the cord connecting the camera to the lens cover. Grip the white plug near the port and pull it out.

  • Do not pull the cord by the wires. Grip the white plastic plug.

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  • The lens cover is detached from the camera and can now be removed.

  • Repair or replace damaged components in the lens cover.

  • Ensure lens cover mechanism is free of debris.

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  • Remove one 5mm Philips #000 screw from the lens cap.

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  • Remove the lens cover and place in a safe place.

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  • Remove the one 3mm Philips #000 screw that holds the microphone in place.

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  • Remove the metal plate that holds the microphone.

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  • Remove the defective microphone out of the lens cap.

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  • Insert the new microphone in the same place.

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Conclusion

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

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