Introduction

The Mobius ActionCam is a small, durable video recorder often used as a helmet or dash camera.

The disassembly is very simple and individual components are easy to replace.

Image 1/1: Remove the SD card by pressing down on the card until you hear a click, then releasing.
  • Remove the lens cap.

  • Remove the SD card by pressing down on the card until you hear a click, then releasing.

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Image 1/2: Use a box cutter or knife to split the quality control seal on the front of the device. Image 2/2: Be aware that breaking the seal will probably void any warranty.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove both screws on the bottom of the case.

  • Use a box cutter or knife to split the quality control seal on the front of the device.

    • Be aware that breaking the seal will probably void any warranty.

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Image 1/2: Slide back the bottom half of the case to disengage the clips holding the casing halves together. Image 2/2: Gently remove the bottom of the case and place it alongside the device.
  • Pull the casing apart near the lens.

  • Slide back the bottom half of the case to disengage the clips holding the casing halves together.

  • Gently remove the bottom of the case and place it alongside the device.

    • The battery pack is mounted to the bottom casing. Be gentle when opening the case to avoid damaging the harness that runs from the battery to the circuit board.

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Image 1/3: Grab the sides of the camera module and gently pull upwards to free it from the case. Image 2/3: Be gentle when handling the camera module to avoid damaging the fragile ribbon cable attached to it. Image 3/3: Use your finger to pull up the black tab on the rear of the ribbon cable connector.
  • Locate the camera module.

  • Grab the sides of the camera module and gently pull upwards to free it from the case.

    • Be gentle when handling the camera module to avoid damaging the fragile ribbon cable attached to it.

  • Use your finger to pull up the black tab on the rear of the ribbon cable connector.

  • Slide the ribbon cable out of the connector to remove the camera module.

    • When plugging the ribbon cable back into the connector the copper pads face upwards.

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Image 1/2: Be gentle when removing the plug to avoid damaging the battery cable. Image 2/2: If the board mounted battery connector housing comes loose it can simply be pushed back on to the terminal pins.
  • Grab the battery plug with a pair of small needle nose pliers. Gently pull upwards to disengage the connectors.

    • Be gentle when removing the plug to avoid damaging the battery cable.

    • If the board mounted battery connector housing comes loose it can simply be pushed back on to the terminal pins.

  • Lift up one end of the battery. Slowly pull the battery off the adhesive backing.

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Image 1/2: Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the screws. Image 2/2: Lift the edge of the circuit board up. Slide the circuit board out of the casing.
  • Locate the 3 screws securing the circuit board to the casing.

  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the screws.

  • Lift the edge of the circuit board up. Slide the circuit board out of the casing.

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Image 1/1: Remove the circuit board backing material.
  • Remove the interface buttons from the top of the case.

  • Remove the circuit board backing material.

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  • The Mobius is now disassembled into its major components.

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Conclusion

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

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Reed Danis

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Nice One! Thanks for teardown!

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