1. Begin by placing the camera flat against a surface and remove the nine (9) black screws. Each screw is of the same length and can be used interchangeably
    • Begin by placing the camera flat against a surface and remove the nine (9) black screws. Each screw is of the same length and can be used interchangeably

      • Note: There are two (2) screws on each side, and five (5) on the bottom edge.

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  2. Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry off the front casing.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to carefully pry off the front casing.

      • Be careful to not to force the casing off. Simply move around the entire case separating where needed.

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    • Flip the camera over 180 degrees and similarly pry off the rear casing.

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    • Once the outer casings have been removed, the silver side trim should come loose from the camera.

    • Place the camera with the lens facing down. Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the side panel with the USB plug.

      • Note: If you wish to remove the top cover, see the LCD Display Replacement to remove the LCD screen before continuing to Step 5

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    • Place the camera with the lens facing down. Use the phillips head screwdriver to remove the silver screw in the corner near the photo capture button.

    • Flip the camera over. Use the plastic opening tool to detach the black clip near the capture button.

    • Grasp the top cover and gently remove it from the camera body.

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    • After the outer casing is removed, lay the device display side up

    • Gently pry the LCD screen from the body of the camera.

      • Be careful not to damage the ribbon cables, they are still attached to the camera.

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    • Flip the LCD Assembly around the edge of the camera

      • Note: Be careful not to rip the assembly from the camera. It is still attached by the ribbon cables!

    • Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry up the black tab locking the large ribbon cable to the battery housing.

    • Grasp the LCD display with your fingers and gently pull the large ribbon cable out of the connector.

    • The LCD display is now detached from the camera.

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    • Gently pry the tab holding the ribbon cable connecting the cameras control board to the camera sensor and battery housing.

    • The camera control board is now removed and can be replaced if faulty.

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Conclusion

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

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