Introduction

This is how you would remove the outer panels of the Sanyo VPC-T850. This step is required for any repairs or a tear down.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Turn the camera off by pressing the small, square button embedded in the top rim of the camera.
    • Turn the camera off by pressing the small, square button embedded in the top rim of the camera.

    • Slide out and open the hatch located on the bottom-right side of the camera.

    • In the revealed compartment, move the small notch and push in on the battery to remove it.

    • During reassembly, there is an arrow on the battery indicating which way it goes in.

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  2. Using the Phillips #00  Screwdriver, remove the 8 screws located around the sides and bottom of the camera.
    • Using the Phillips #00 Screwdriver, remove the 8 screws located around the sides and bottom of the camera.

      • Look for the screwhead with the label PH00 on the side in the kit provided.

    • Be sure to save these screws in a secure area to ensure they are not lost.

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    • Using the spudger, slowly pry the rear panel away from the left side.

    • Be careful not to damage the three green cables as you remove the rear panel of the camera.

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    • Using the Phillips #00 Screwdriver, remove the 8 black screws connecting the green keypad chip to the rear panel.

    • Do not put any excessive force on the green wires.

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    • Separate the rear panel from the rest of the camera assembly.

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    • Using the Phillips #00 Screwdriver, remove the 3 screws located across the top of the camera.

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    • Carefully pull off the side covers wrapped around the camera.

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    • Using the spudger, gently pry the front cover of the camera off.

    • As the front cover is fragile, it can easily break if not removed carefully.

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Conclusion

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

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