Introduction

This guide will walk you through how to remove and replace the circuit board should your device be broken or malfunctioning. You will need a # 1 Phillips Head screwdriver, a plastic opening tool and tweezers. This easy process should take no more than 15 minutes.

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  • Unlock the battery cover by sliding the switch to the unlock position.

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  • Remove the battery cover by sliding it down the camera.

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  • Remove the batteries

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  • Slide the black upper casing off from the device.

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  • Remove the six 1mm screws from the back and upper casing with the Phillips Head screwdriver.

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  • Remove the top casing from the bottom to reveal the inner circuit board.

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  • When removing the back panel, the rubber buttons will become loose and likely fall off the board. This is normal and can easily placed back on the board once finished.

  • Remove the six 1mm screws with the 1 Phillips head screwdriver.

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  • Gently separate the circuit board from the casing.

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  • Unscrew the single 1mm screw from USB housing unit.

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  • Unscrew the 2 1mm screws and gently separate camera wires from plastic casing.

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  • Gently pry out the USB housing unit with the Ifxit Opening Tool.

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  • Remove the two 1mm screws and separate the circuit board and camera from the plastic casing.

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  • Unscrew the camera housing unit from the plastic case.

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  • With tweezers, remove the microphone and USB connections.

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  • Unscrew the two 1mm screws from the board shown. Remove screen from circuit board.

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  • Remove the single 2.1 mm screw and separate camera from the circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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