Introduction

This guide describes how to remove the battery casing for cleaning and to check the connections with the rest of the camera.

Tools

No tools required.

Remove all four screws on the side of camera with speaker.
  • Remove all four screws on the side of camera with speaker.

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Remove all four screws from side of camera with wristband attachment.
  • Remove all four screws from side of camera with wristband attachment.

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  • Remove all four screws on bottom of camera.

  • Note: Bottom screws are longer than the top ones, so label accordingly for easy reassembly.

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  • Once all screws have been removed, gently pry open bottom casing.

  • With tweezers, carefully remove ribbon from LCD screen.

  • Set bottom casing aside.

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  • Gently pry apart the top casing using tweezers.

  • Set the top casing aside.

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  • Use tweezers or prongs to pry the LCD screen off from the opening.

  • Note: The bottom of the LCD screen is attached to the frame by a few pieces of black tape.

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  • Lift up the LCD screen, slowly move it to the other side.

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  • Pry off the LCD casing.

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  • Flip open the connector holding the ribbon.

  • Pull out the LCD screen with the ribbon from the camera.

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  • Remove two screws on the side where the battery is located.

  • Remove the lanyard loop after the screws come off.

  • Slowly pull the side casing so it becomes dislocated from the top of the camera frame.

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  • On the front of the camera, near the flash flip the connector holding the ribbon.

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  • Carefully remove the L shaped frame from the camera.

  • At the bottom of the camera the L shaped frame is being held in by two plastic bumps and a metal tab.

  • Pop the frame off the bumps and tabs.

  • Note: There is a yellow and orange wire soldered onto the camera. Be careful not to pull them off.

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  • On the logic board next to the lens is a connector with a ribbon.

  • Flip the connector and remove the ribbon.

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  • Remove the two screws connecting the frame with the camera.

  • Remove the frame on the back side of the camera where the LCD screen was.

  • Slowly pry off the frame from the camera.

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  • Now you have the battery casing isolated.

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Conclusion

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

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