Locate 12 screws. Four on the left, four on the right, and four on the bottom. Locate 12 screws. Four on the left, four on the right, and four on the bottom. Locate 12 screws. Four on the left, four on the right, and four on the bottom.
  • Locate 12 screws. Four on the left, four on the right, and four on the bottom.

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Using the #00 Phillips screwdriver, remove the four 3.66mm screws from the bottom outer case, and the eight 1.75mm screw from the sides of the case.
  • Using the #00 Phillips screwdriver, remove the four 3.66mm screws from the bottom outer case, and the eight 1.75mm screw from the sides of the case.

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Separate the front case from the body of the camera.
  • Separate the front case from the body of the camera.

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Separate the back case from the body of the camera.
  • Separate the back case from the body of the camera.

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Remove the metal grating located to the right of the LCD screen by inserting the plastic opening tool under the grating and pulling up. Remove the metal grating located to the right of the LCD screen by inserting the plastic opening tool under the grating and pulling up. Remove the metal grating located to the right of the LCD screen by inserting the plastic opening tool under the grating and pulling up.
  • Remove the metal grating located to the right of the LCD screen by inserting the plastic opening tool under the grating and pulling up.

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Before removing the side metal bracket, first remove the attached strap knob by twisting it off.
  • Before removing the side metal bracket, first remove the attached strap knob by twisting it off.

  • Then, remove the side metal bracket by inserting the plastic opening tool under the bracket and pulling up.

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Using the plastic opening tool, pry up the LCD screen starting at one of the corners. Insert the tool under one of the corners and lift up.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry up the LCD screen starting at one of the corners. Insert the tool under one of the corners and lift up.

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Continue to lift the LCD screen all the way up. Be careful not to rip any wires connecting the LCD screen to the top of the camera.
  • Continue to lift the LCD screen all the way up.

  • Be careful not to rip any wires connecting the LCD screen to the top of the camera.

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Remove the orange strip by grabbing the white tab and pulling. Remove the orange strip by grabbing the white tab and pulling.
  • Remove the orange strip by grabbing the white tab and pulling.

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Remove the two 1.68mm screws located on the motherboard, using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove the two 1.68mm screws located on the motherboard, using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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Using the plastic opening tool, pry the battery case clamps (located on front of the camera) so that the bottom will come loose.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry the battery case clamps (located on front of the camera) so that the bottom will come loose.

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Detach the inner orange strip from the motherboard to the lens by inserting the plastic opening tool under the tab and llifting up.
  • Detach the inner orange strip from the motherboard to the lens by inserting the plastic opening tool under the tab and llifting up.

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Fully remove the motherboard from the lens.
  • Fully remove the motherboard from the lens.

  • It will be still be attached by wires and a different orange strip.

there is no cautionary notes about being extra careful to not touch certain parts...?

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

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