Introduction

Water may get trapped within the casing of the camera, and to prevent further damage, removing the panels allows for cleaning the camera inside and out. These panels can also be replaced if they are cracked, which allows water to seep in.

Power off the camera.
  • Power off the camera.

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

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.

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

Remove one Phillips screw with a Phillips head 0 screwdriver
  • Remove one Phillips screw with a Phillips head 0 screwdriver

  • Remove one hex head screw with a hex 1.3 screwdriver bit.

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Unscrew two 4.0mm long hex head screws with a hex 1.3 screwdriver bit.
  • Unscrew two 4.0mm long hex head screws with a hex 1.3 screwdriver bit.

Unscrew five 4.0mm screws with a Phillips head 0 screwdriver
  • Unscrew five 4.0mm screws with a Phillips head 0 screwdriver

Pry the black bottom plate off using a plastic opening tool.
  • Pry the black bottom plate off using a plastic opening tool.

  • It is easier to start on the side of the open battery compartment.

Pry the front plate off using a plastic opening tool. It's recommended to start at the ridge on the top or bottom side.
  • Pry the front plate off using a plastic opening tool.

  • It's recommended to start at the ridge on the top or bottom side.

Lift off the front plate.
  • Lift off the front plate.

Pry the back plate off with a plastic opening tool Pry the back plate off with a plastic opening tool Pry the back plate off with a plastic opening tool
  • Pry the back plate off with a plastic opening tool

Conclusion

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

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