Introduction

Follow this guide on how to replace the lens unit on your Contour Roam2 if your camera will not record properly or your lens is damaged or scratched.

Using the phillips head screwdriver (PH000) locate and remove the 4.45mm (.175in) screw by the 180 degree graphic on the metal ring.
  • Using the phillips head screwdriver (PH000) locate and remove the 4.45mm (.175in) screw by the 180 degree graphic on the metal ring.

  • The screws in the camera are very small and can strip very easily. Apply consistent pressure when removing screws.

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Rotate the metal ring counterclockwise until completely removed. Rotate the metal ring counterclockwise until completely removed.
  • Rotate the metal ring counterclockwise until completely removed.

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Using the phillips head screwdriver (PH000) remove the two 4.46mm (.175in) screws on each side near the back of the camera. Using the phillips head screwdriver (PH000) remove the two 4.46mm (.175in) screws on each side near the back of the camera.
  • Using the phillips head screwdriver (PH000) remove the two 4.46mm (.175in) screws on each side near the back of the camera.

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Grab the camera on both sides and slide the outer shell forward until completely removed. Grab the camera on both sides and slide the outer shell forward until completely removed. Grab the camera on both sides and slide the outer shell forward until completely removed.
  • Grab the camera on both sides and slide the outer shell forward until completely removed.

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Lift the record slider out.
  • Lift the record slider out.

  • The record slider should come out easily no matter the position (forward or backward).

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Using the phillips head screwdriver (PH000) remove the two 3.82mm (0.150in) screws on the bottom of mounting piece near the tripod screw-in. The screws in the camera are very small and can strip very easily. Apply consistent pressure when removing screws.
  • Using the phillips head screwdriver (PH000) remove the two 3.82mm (0.150in) screws on the bottom of mounting piece near the tripod screw-in.

  • The screws in the camera are very small and can strip very easily. Apply consistent pressure when removing screws.

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Open the back door by your thumb and index finger on sides of back door and pull upward. Open the back door by your thumb and index finger on sides of back door and pull upward.
  • Open the back door by your thumb and index finger on sides of back door and pull upward.

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Using your thumb, pry sides outward on back of mount piece.
  • Using your thumb, pry sides outward on back of mount piece.

  • This will loosen mount piece for removal in proceeding step.

  • Side can be hard to pry outward. Using a flat tool such as a metal spudger, may help if your thumb is insufficient.

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Remove and replace mount piece. Remove and replace mount piece.
  • Remove and replace mount piece.

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Open the back door by your thumb and index finger on sides of back door and pull upward. Open the back door by your thumb and index finger on sides of back door and pull upward.
  • Open the back door by your thumb and index finger on sides of back door and pull upward.

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With the phillips head screwdriver (PH000) remove the two 3.31mm (.130inch) screws located at the top, above the reset button. With the phillips head screwdriver (PH000) remove the two 3.31mm (.130inch) screws located at the top, above the reset button.
  • With the phillips head screwdriver (PH000) remove the two 3.31mm (.130inch) screws located at the top, above the reset button.

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Also with phillips head screwdriver (PH000) remove the six 6.07mm (0.239in) screws along sides of large white piece.
  • Also with phillips head screwdriver (PH000) remove the six 6.07mm (0.239in) screws along sides of large white piece.

  • The screws in the camera are very small and can strip very easily. Apply consistent pressure when removing screws.

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Locate notch on side of large white plastic piece.
  • Locate notch on side of large white plastic piece.

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Remove white piece by pressing a fingernail in notch (located in previous step) and lifting up on white piece. Remove white piece by pressing a fingernail in notch (located in previous step) and lifting up on white piece. Remove white piece by pressing a fingernail in notch (located in previous step) and lifting up on white piece.
  • Remove white piece by pressing a fingernail in notch (located in previous step) and lifting up on white piece.

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The white piece is connected to logic board of camera by a ribbon connector. To remove the white piece completely give a gentle pull on ribbon connector.
  • The white piece is connected to logic board of camera by a ribbon connector.

  • To remove the white piece completely give a gentle pull on ribbon connector.

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With a phillips head screwdriver (PH 000), remove the 5.54 mm (0.218 in) screw located next to the tripod screw-in.
  • With a phillips head screwdriver (PH 000), remove the 5.54 mm (0.218 in) screw located next to the tripod screw-in.

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Using the phillips head screwdriver (PH 000), remove the remaining three 3.78 mm (0.1445 in) screws located on the back panel of the camera. If you have not done so already, remove the microSD card. If you have not done so already, remove the microSD card.
  • Using the phillips head screwdriver (PH 000), remove the remaining three 3.78 mm (0.1445 in) screws located on the back panel of the camera.

  • If you have not done so already, remove the microSD card.

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Using the phillips head size PH000 screwdriver remove 3.67mm (0.1445 inch) screw located on the side of logic board within the body of the camera.
  • Using the phillips head size PH000 screwdriver remove 3.67mm (0.1445 inch) screw located on the side of logic board within the body of the camera.

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Using flathead tweezers, remove the logic board and the battery from the camera. Using flathead tweezers, remove the logic board and the battery from the camera. Using flathead tweezers, remove the logic board and the battery from the camera.
  • Using flathead tweezers, remove the logic board and the battery from the camera.

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Using a phillips head screwdriver (PH 000), remove the screw connecting the lens unit to the logic board. Using a phillips head screwdriver (PH 000), remove the screw connecting the lens unit to the logic board.
  • Using a phillips head screwdriver (PH 000), remove the screw connecting the lens unit to the logic board.

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Remove the semicircular white plastic strip near the lens unit. Remove the semicircular white plastic strip near the lens unit.
  • Remove the semicircular white plastic strip near the lens unit.

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Twist lens unit until able to easily remove Twist lens unit until able to easily remove
  • Twist lens unit until able to easily remove

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Disconnect the ribbon connector connecting the lens unit to the logic board. Disconnect the ribbon connector connecting the lens unit to the logic board.
  • Disconnect the ribbon connector connecting the lens unit to the logic board.

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Remove the ribbon connecter from the lens unit by soldering. Remove the ribbon connecter from the lens unit by soldering.
  • Remove the ribbon connecter from the lens unit by soldering.

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Conclusion

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

Jamie Maple

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hola amigos soy de venezuela, hace aproximadamente compre una -contour roam- y se me daño el flex del lente, pero aqui en venezuela no se encuentra ese repuesto y he buscado por internet y no encuentro, ustedes me podrian ayudar de alguna manera con ese problema? mi correo es luiswichin@gmail.com por favor se les agradece alguna respuesta.

luis gerardo - Reply

hello friends I'm from Venezuela, does about buying a -contour roam- and hurt me flex the lens, but here in Venezuela is not the parts and I have searched the internet and can not find, you could help me somehow with that problem? my email is luiswichin@gmail.com are thanked please any response.

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