Introduction

It happens to best of us. Your device hits the floor and now the case is damaged. Don't panic, because all you need are a screwdriver and a tool to remove the plastic case and you can replace this component very easily.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure that the camera is powered off before continuing.
  • Make sure that the camera is powered off before continuing.

  • Rotate the camera so that the label on the base of the camera is facing up.

  • On the battery compartment door, there is a slider that says "open". Slide it down and push the door to the right to release the door.

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Remove all four batteries and set them aside. When replacing the batteries, be sure to note the markings on the face of the battery compartment. These markings let you know which side of the battery ("+" or "-") needs to be facing up in each slot. When replacing the batteries, be sure to note the markings on the face of the battery compartment. These markings let you know which side of the battery ("+" or "-") needs to be facing up in each slot.
  • Remove all four batteries and set them aside.

  • When replacing the batteries, be sure to note the markings on the face of the battery compartment. These markings let you know which side of the battery ("+" or "-") needs to be facing up in each slot.

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Remove the three 5.0 mm JIS #000 screws on the bottom of the camera.
  • Remove the three 5.0 mm JIS #000 screws on the bottom of the camera.

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Rotate the camera so that the HDMI port is facing up.
  • Rotate the camera so that the HDMI port is facing up.

  • Remove the two 5.0 mm JIS #000 screws.

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Rotate the camera so that the text "30x superwide 24-720mm" is facing up.
  • Rotate the camera so that the text "30x superwide 24-720mm" is facing up.

  • Remove the two 5.0 mm JIS #000 screws.

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Press the pop-up button highlighted in the picture to release the flash mechanism. Remove the two 5.0 mm JIS #000 screws highlighted in the picture. Remove the two 5.0 mm JIS #000 screws highlighted in the picture.
  • Press the pop-up button highlighted in the picture to release the flash mechanism.

  • Remove the two 5.0 mm JIS #000 screws highlighted in the picture.

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Use a plastic opening tool to separate the rear case from the camera on each of the sides until the panel is completely separated. The plastic case is fragile, so take your time on each side making sure to pry each side evenly as you continue around the camera with the tool. The plastic case is fragile, so take your time on each side making sure to pry each side evenly as you continue around the camera with the tool.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to separate the rear case from the camera on each of the sides until the panel is completely separated.

  • The plastic case is fragile, so take your time on each side making sure to pry each side evenly as you continue around the camera with the tool.

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Gently, remove the rear case from the camera and set it aside. Gently, remove the rear case from the camera and set it aside.
  • Gently, remove the rear case from the camera and set it aside.

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Conclusion

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

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