Introduction

Before the display and camera housing can be repaired or replaced they must first be separated. This guide will detail how to prepare the display and camera for separation.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: All screws are the same size and length and can be used interchangably.
  • Begin by placing the camera upside down and removing the three small center screws.

  • All screws are the same size and length and can be used interchangably.

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Image 1/2: Turn the camera 180 degrees onto its other side and remove the two small screws on either side of the silver panel. Image 2/2: Turn the camera 180 degrees onto its other side and remove the two small screws on either side of the silver panel.
  • Turn the camera on its side (Counterclockwise). Remove the two small screws on either side of the silver panel.

  • Turn the camera 180 degrees onto its other side and remove the two small screws on either side of the silver panel.

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Image 1/3: Carefully remove the camera's tripod mount and place it aside. Image 2/3: Be careful not to lose this piece. Image 3/3: Rotate the silver panel labeled 4x clockwise.
  • Locate the camera's tripod mount located on the bottom of the camera.

  • Carefully remove the camera's tripod mount and place it aside.

  • Be careful not to lose this piece.

  • Rotate the silver panel labeled 4x clockwise.

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Image 1/2: Gently twist the bottom corner clockwise until you feel the side panel unlock. Image 2/2: Lift off the side panel and set aside.
  • Align the camera so that the side with "4x Optical Zoom" is facing toward you.

  • Gently twist the bottom corner clockwise until you feel the side panel unlock.

  • Lift off the side panel and set aside.

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Image 1/2: Gently lift the panel vertically until it lifts off Image 2/2: Take care to not lose the small rectangular portion on the bottom of the panel.
  • Rotate the camera 180 degrees to face the side panel with the lanyard loop on it.

  • Gently lift the panel vertically until it lifts off

  • Take care to not lose the small rectangular portion on the bottom of the panel.

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Image 1/3: Gently pry the screen portion from the camera portion with your fingers or a plastic prybar. Image 2/3: Do not fully separate the two components! the screen is attached by two ribbon cables. Image 3/3: Lay the display flat to expose the circuit board and the display control ribbon cables.
  • Position the camera so the bottom is facing up and the display away from the surface.

  • Gently pry the screen portion from the camera portion with your fingers or a plastic prybar.

  • Do not fully separate the two components! the screen is attached by two ribbon cables.

  • Lay the display flat to expose the circuit board and the display control ribbon cables.

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Conclusion

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

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