Introduction

This is the guide for replacing the focus knob on the Celestron Nature DX 8x25 Binoculars. If the focus knob is not adjusting, it might have to be replaced.

Using a plastic opening tool, nylon spudger or metal spudger, pry into seam of the skin cover at the center of the device. Lightly lift the tool which should cause the skin cover to rise. Using a plastic opening tool, nylon spudger or metal spudger, pry into seam of the skin cover at the center of the device. Lightly lift the tool which should cause the skin cover to rise.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, nylon spudger or metal spudger, pry into seam of the skin cover at the center of the device. Lightly lift the tool which should cause the skin cover to rise.

Start peeling the skin away from the center. Apply force as there is an adhesive substance that is binding the skin to the device. Continue peeling until skin cover slides off completely. Start peeling the skin away from the center. Apply force as there is an adhesive substance that is binding the skin to the device. Continue peeling until skin cover slides off completely.
  • Start peeling the skin away from the center. Apply force as there is an adhesive substance that is binding the skin to the device. Continue peeling until skin cover slides off completely.

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Repeat steps 1 and 2 for the other side.
  • Repeat steps 1 and 2 for the other side.

Remove the top cover of the focus knob as shown. Simply twisting and pulling the cover will slide it off.
  • Remove the top cover of the focus knob as shown. Simply twisting and pulling the cover will slide it off.

Use a magnetic pickup tool or magnetic screwdriver head to remove the guard. The guard should come right off without much resistance.
  • Use a magnetic pickup tool or magnetic screwdriver head to remove the guard. The guard should come right off without much resistance.

Unscrew the focus knob. It should come off without much resistance or pressure.
  • Unscrew the focus knob. It should come off without much resistance or pressure.

  • Parts revealed will be heavily lubricated. Consider wearing gloves.

Conclusion

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

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