Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Power off the camera.
    • Power off the camera.

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

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

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

  5. Pry the black button plate off using a plastic opening tool. Buttons can fall out easily.
    • 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.

  6. Pull the three buttons out.
    • Pull the three buttons out.

Conclusion

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

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