Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the shutter, power, and recording button at the top.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Leaving the camera on while removing presents the risk of electrical shock or permanent data loss.
  • Power off the camera.

  • Leaving the camera on while removing presents the risk of electrical shock or permanent data loss.

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  • Push down on the center button and turn the dial on the side counterclockwise to open the battery compartment.

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  • Pull the orange tab towards the hinge to release the battery.

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Image 1/2: Buttons can fall out easily. Image 2/2: It's easiest to start from the side exposed by an open battery compartment.
  • Pry the black button plate off using a plastic opening tool.

  • Buttons can fall out easily.

  • It's easiest to start from the side exposed by an open battery compartment.

  • When putting this plate back on, orientate the buttons as shown to properly fit back into the plate.

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  • Pull the three buttons out.

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Conclusion

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

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