Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove the main camera lens assembly from the camera's frame.

Image 1/2: Two silver 3.15mm Phillips #00 screws on the right side of the camera Image 2/2: Two silver 2.08mm Phillips #00 screws on the left side of the camera
  • Remove the following screws:

    • Two silver 3.15mm Phillips #00 screws on the right side of the camera

    • Two silver 2.08mm Phillips #00 screws on the left side of the camera

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Image 1/1: The screw circled in red is a longer silver 3.15mm Phillips #00 screw
  • Remove the two indicated screws on the bottom of the camera:

    • The screw circled in red is a longer silver 3.15mm Phillips #00 screw

    • The screw circled in blue is a shorter silver 2.25mm Phillips #00 screw

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  • Carefully pull the back of casing away from the front.

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Image 1/3: Silver donut-shaped button will fall off. Place separately. Remove the plug covers on the right side of camera, labeled “PC/AV” and “DC IN 4.5V”. Image 2/3: Silver donut-shaped button will fall off. Place separately. Remove the plug covers on the right side of camera, labeled “PC/AV” and “DC IN 4.5V”. Image 3/3: Silver donut-shaped button will fall off. Place separately. Remove the plug covers on the right side of camera, labeled “PC/AV” and “DC IN 4.5V”.
  • After removing the back cover, several things must be removed.

  • Silver donut-shaped button will fall off. Place separately. Remove the plug covers on the right side of camera, labeled “PC/AV” and “DC IN 4.5V”.

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  • To remove the front cover, gently hold the inside structure of the camera and slowly pull the front cover off.

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Image 1/2: Two black 2.05mm Phillips #00 screws Image 2/2: Two black 2.05mm Phillips #00 screws
  • On the front of the camera, in battery case, remove screws indicated:

    • Two black 2.05mm Phillips #00 screws

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Image 1/2: The screw circled in red is a longer black 3.00mm Phillips #00 screw Image 2/2: The screw circled in red is a shorter black 2.00mm Phillips #00 screw
  • Flip the camera over to the backside and remove screws indicated:

    • The screw circled in red is a longer black 3.00mm Phillips #00 screw

    • The screw circled in red is a shorter black 2.00mm Phillips #00 screw

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  • Pull the cover plate off for the two power cord jacks.

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  • Cautiously and gently pull up the control board at the upper left corner, next to the viewfinder.

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  • Remove the orange tape on top of the SD cardholder.

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  • Open the battery cover and lift plastic piece off.

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  • Remove tape on left side of camera.

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  • Remove the indicated 2.40mm Phillips #00 screw to release top left LCD bracket.

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Image 1/1: This is a small piece, be careful not to lose it.
  • Remove top left LCD bracket.

  • This is a small piece, be careful not to lose it.

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  • Push down bottom left LCD bracket to release the LCD from grip.

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  • Gently lift up LCD screen.

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Image 1/3: BEWARE: The LCD screen is attached to the logic board by two wires at the bottom. Image 2/3: BEWARE: The LCD screen is attached to the logic board by two wires at the bottom. Image 3/3: BEWARE: The LCD screen is attached to the logic board by two wires at the bottom.
  • Slowly pull LCD screen to the left to remove it from the other grips.

  • BEWARE: The LCD screen is attached to the logic board by two wires at the bottom.

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  • Lift up tape slightly on both sides of speaker.

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Image 1/3: Lift speaker cover out. Image 2/3: Lift speaker cover out. Image 3/3: Lift speaker cover out.
  • Use the pointed end of a spudger to lift up brackets.

  • Lift speaker cover out.

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  • Remove speaker cover.

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Image 1/2: Carefully peel off orange wire tape. The tape is glued to the surface indicated. Image 2/2: Lift speaker from holder.
  • Turn camera to front.

  • Carefully peel off orange wire tape. The tape is glued to the surface indicated.

  • Lift speaker from holder.

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  • Use a wedge to lift up the wire tape flap.

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  • Insert the point of a spudger underneath the wire shown.

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  • Carefully lift the wire out of the crevasses.

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  • Slowly bend the speaker's wire tape away from the lens assembly. Avoid creasing the tape.

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Image 1/3: Three Black 3.80mm Phillips #00 screws. Image 2/3: Three Black 3.80mm Phillips #00 screws. Image 3/3: Three Black 3.80mm Phillips #00 screws.
  • Remove indicated screws:

    • Three Black 3.80mm Phillips #00 screws.

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Image 1/2: Remove copper leads. Image 2/2: Remove copper leads.
  • Remove the indicated black 3.40mm Phillips #00 screw on the bottom of the camera.

  • Remove copper leads.

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Image 1/3: Remove screw and bracket. Image 2/3: Remove screw and bracket. Image 3/3: Remove screw and bracket.
  • Unscrew the indicated 3.80mm Phillips #00 screw on the back of the camera.

  • Remove screw and bracket.

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Image 1/1: In the following step, you will undo the indicated pegs. PROCEED TO THE NEXT STEP.
  • Turn the camera over to the front.

  • In the following step, you will undo the indicated pegs. PROCEED TO THE NEXT STEP.

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Image 1/3: Carefully twist the lens assembly away from you. You will be turning your hand clockwise. Image 2/3: Pull lens assembly out. Image 3/3: The lens assembly is attached to the logic board by wire tape.
  • Carefully holding the camera, grab the corresponding two points.

  • Carefully twist the lens assembly away from you. You will be turning your hand clockwise.

  • Pull lens assembly out.

  • The lens assembly is attached to the logic board by wire tape.

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Conclusion

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

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