Introduction

This guide will demonstrate the necessary steps in order to safely remove the camera from the Ematic Genesis Tablet.

Unscrew the two (2) 1.3mm Phillips #00 screws found on the bottom edge of the tablet, where the power and volume buttons are located. Unscrew the two (2) 1.3mm Phillips #00 screws found on the bottom edge of the tablet, where the power and volume buttons are located. Unscrew the two (2) 1.3mm Phillips #00 screws found on the bottom edge of the tablet, where the power and volume buttons are located.
  • Unscrew the two (2) 1.3mm Phillips #00 screws found on the bottom edge of the tablet, where the power and volume buttons are located.

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Insert plastic opening tool into the edge between the screen plate and the back plate to create a separation between the casings. Insert the flat end of the spudger next to the plastic opening tool and carefully pry the edges apart. Continue this all around the edges until the casings separate. There may be cracking sounds when prying them apart. If carefully done, this is only the locks coming apart and is not harmful.
  • Insert plastic opening tool into the edge between the screen plate and the back plate to create a separation between the casings.

  • Insert the flat end of the spudger next to the plastic opening tool and carefully pry the edges apart. Continue this all around the edges until the casings separate.

  • There may be cracking sounds when prying them apart. If carefully done, this is only the locks coming apart and is not harmful.

  • Be careful when separating the two plates as they are connected by the speaker wires and could be disconnected during this process.

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Remove back plate from screen plate and lay both down flat next to each other.
  • Remove back plate from screen plate and lay both down flat next to each other.

  • Be careful when separating the two plates as they are connected by the speaker wires and could be disconnected during this process.

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Once the panels are separated, remove the tape holding down the ribbon connector that is connecting the camera to the motherboard. Once the panels are separated, remove the tape holding down the ribbon connector that is connecting the camera to the motherboard.
  • Once the panels are separated, remove the tape holding down the ribbon connector that is connecting the camera to the motherboard.

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Lift up the black lever of the connector that holds the camera ribbon in place. Lift up the black lever of the connector that holds the camera ribbon in place.
  • Lift up the black lever of the connector that holds the camera ribbon in place.

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Gently pull the ribbon out of the connector and lift the camera out of the casing. There is adhesive holding the camera in the case. Pull up strong enough to separate the camera from the casing without damaging the components.
  • Gently pull the ribbon out of the connector and lift the camera out of the casing.

  • There is adhesive holding the camera in the case. Pull up strong enough to separate the camera from the casing without damaging the components.

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Conclusion

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

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