Introduction

This guide will show you how to access the components of the manual zoom to repair or replace broken elements.

On the right side of the camcorder remove the grip belt. On the right side of the camcorder remove the grip belt. 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.
  • On the bottom of the battery hold the battery release switch.

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Remove the battery slowly away from the camcorder.
  • 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. Remove the two  8mm Philips #000 screws on the side where the grip belt was located on.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Remove the side piece plate.

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Near the LCD screen, remove the three 7mm Philips #000 screws in the picture shown.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Using the Spudger, carefully remove the two ribbon cables that are connected to the top of the device. Using the Spudger, carefully remove the two ribbon cables that are connected to the top of the device.
  • 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.
  • Remove the top piece.

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Remove the three 6mm Philips #000 screws holding the black record piece. Remove the three 6mm Philips #000 screws holding the black record piece.
  • Remove the three 6mm Philips #000 screws holding the black record piece.

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Remove the black record piece.
  • Remove the black record piece.

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Holding the full top piece remove the six 5mm Philips #000 screws holding the metal frame to the top piece. Holding the full top piece remove the six 5mm Philips #000 screws holding the metal frame to the top piece.
  • Holding the full top piece remove the six 5mm Philips #000 screws holding the metal frame to the top piece.

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Carefully remove the the whole metal frame out of the device piece.
  • Carefully remove the the whole metal frame out of the device piece.

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Replace the defective speaker with a functioning one.
  • Replace the defective speaker with a functioning one.

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Examine the grey zoom input tab located on copper plate. Examine the black plastic zoom slider, on the top cover of the camera
  • Examine the grey zoom input tab located on copper plate.

  • Examine the black plastic zoom slider, on the top cover of the camera

  • Repair or replace damaged components and clear all debris from mechanisms.

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Conclusion

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

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