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.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/1: Note: Bottom screws are longer than the top ones, so label accordingly for easy reassembly.
  • 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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Image 1/3: With tweezers, carefully remove ribbon from LCD screen. Image 2/3: Set bottom casing aside. Image 3/3: Set bottom casing aside.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Set the top casing aside. Image 2/2: Set the top casing aside.
  • Gently pry apart the top casing using tweezers.

  • Set the top casing aside.

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Image 1/2: Note: The bottom of the LCD screen is attached to the frame by a few pieces of black tape. Image 2/2: Note: The bottom of the LCD screen is attached to the frame by a few pieces of black tape.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Pull out the LCD screen with the ribbon from the camera. Image 2/3: Pull out the LCD screen with the ribbon from the camera. Image 3/3: Pull out the LCD screen with the ribbon from the camera.
  • Flip open the connector holding the ribbon.

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

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Image 1/2: Remove the lanyard loop after the screws come off. Image 2/2: Slowly pull the side casing so it becomes dislocated from the top of the camera frame.
  • 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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Image 1/3: At the bottom of the camera the L shaped frame is being held in by two plastic bumps and a metal tab. Image 2/3: Pop the frame off the bumps and tabs. Image 3/3: Note: There is a yellow and orange wire soldered onto the camera. Be careful not to pull them off.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Flip the connector and remove the ribbon. Image 2/2: Flip the connector and remove the ribbon.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Remove the frame on the back side of the camera where the LCD screen was. Image 2/2: Slowly pry off the frame from the camera.
  • 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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