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.

Image 1/1: 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) 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.

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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.

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

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Image 1/1: The record slider should come out easily no matter the position (forward or backward).
  • Lift the record slider out.

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

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Image 1/2: The screws in the camera are very small and can strip very easily. Apply consistent pressure when removing screws. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/1: This will loosen mount piece for removal in proceeding step.
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/1: The screws in the camera are very small and can strip very easily. Apply consistent pressure when removing screws.
  • 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.

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

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Image 1/2: To remove the white piece completely give a gentle pull on ribbon connector. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/3: If you have not done so already, remove the microSD card. Image 2/3: If you have not done so already, remove the microSD card. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • Twist lens unit until able to easily remove

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  • 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.

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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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