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. Note: There are two (2) screws on each side, and five (5) on the bottom edge.
  • 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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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. Be careful to not to force the casing off. Simply move around the entire case separating where needed.
  • 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. Flip the camera over 180 degrees and similarly pry off the rear casing. Flip the camera over 180 degrees and similarly pry off the rear casing.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. The camera control board is now removed and can be replaced if faulty.
  • 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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