Introduction

Use this guide to remove and replace the shutter to your Canon Vixia HF R70.

Power off and unplug the device.
  • Power off and unplug the device.

  • Position the camera so that the battery is facing you.

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Locate the latch on the bottom edge of the camera.
  • Locate the latch on the bottom edge of the camera.

  • Hold the battery into place and gently push down on the latch towards the lens.

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  • While holding down the latch, remove the battery by pulling it out of the device.

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  • Position the camcorder so that the wrist strap is facing you.

  • Locate the loose end of the strap.

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  • Gently pull on the loose end to separate the Velcro.

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  • Locate the "slot" on bottom right corner of the camcorder where the strap loops through.

  • Pull the strap through the loop.

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  • Pull the strap through the leather cushion.

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  • Pull the strap through the slot on the left side of the camcorder.

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  • Position the camcorder so that the side panel is facing you.

  • Locate the two 6mm Phillips #00 screws on the side panel.

  • Remove the the screws using a screwdriver with a Phillips #00 head.

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  • Turn the camcorder so that the bottom is facing you.

  • Using your screwdriver, locate and remove the four 6mm Phillips #00 screws connecting the side panel to the bottom of the camcorder.

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  • Gently remove the side panel by pushing it up from the bottom.

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  • Disconnect the wires by inserting the plastic opening tool into the small slit.

  • Begin to push upward with the plastic opening tool, disconnecting the two compartments.

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  • Disconnect the four ZIF connectors by grasping the connector firmly and pulling gently.

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  • Locate and remove the two 3mm Phillips #00 screws on the side of the camera where the side panel was removed.

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  • Turn the camera over to the side with the LCD screen, and open the screen.

  • Locate and remove the three 5mm Phillips #00 screws holding the top panel in place.

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  • Pull the panel up and away until it is removed completely.

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  • There are three 5mm Phillips #00 screws that need to be removed - one on the top, one on the side, and one on the bottom.

  • Locate and remove the screw on the top side of the camera.

  • Locate and remove the screw on the side of the camera where you previously removed the side panel.

  • Locate and remove the screw on the bottom of the camera.

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  • Pull the entire shutter away from the body of the camera to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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