Introduction

Use this guide to remove the top panel of the camera.

  1. Remove the two 3mm (1/8") black screws from the side cover using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.
    • Remove the two 3mm (1/8") black screws from the side cover using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

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  2. On the bottom, remove the 6mm (13/64") screw with the #00 Phillips Screwdriver.
    • On the bottom, remove the 6mm (13/64") screw with the #00 Phillips Screwdriver.

    • Pry up the panel; starting from the front/bottom corner, as indicated.

      • There's a concealed lip, under the opposite edge.

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    • Remove three medium length screws from the bottom of the camera

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    • Remove the two medium length screws on the front panel of the camera above the lens mount.

    • Once you done, you may use the Spudger to panel from non-grip side.

    • If you start on the grip side, it will be more challenging to loosen the panel.

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    • Remove the three long black screws from the bottom using a #00 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Use tweezers to lift the panel.

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    • Once you have detached the back cover, use a pair of tweezers to lightly pull on strap found connecting the back cover to the camera.

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    • Remove the following ribbons with the tweezers by gently pulling on them.

    • Remove the three black screws, near the eye piece, using the Phillips Screwdriver.

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    • Remove the cable heads attached on the front side of the camera next to the lens mount.

    • Be gentle when puling wires lose, use the tweezers to remove the wires.

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    • You can use your fingers to pull the top panel of the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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