Introduction

Use this guide to replace a damaged back case, or open the case to access other components of your camera.

We highly suggest you use a magnetic project mat or an organization tray. This camera has many different types of screws and keeping them organized is key to proper reassembly.

Image 1/2: Slide the button up to open the compartment. Image 2/2: Slide the orange button up to release the battery.
  • Turn the camera upside down to locate the battery compartment.

  • Slide the button up to open the compartment.

  • Slide the orange button up to release the battery.

  • The battery is not shown in these photos.

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  • Remove the six 2.5 mm Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 3.4 mm Phillips screw.
  • Use tweezers or a finger nail to peel back the rubber cover on the left handgrip.

  • Remove the 3.4 mm Phillips screw.

  • Remove the 3.7 mm screw.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 3.2 mm Phillips screw.
  • Use tweezers or a fingernail to peel back the rubber cover on the right handgrip.

  • Remove the 3.2 mm Phillips screw.

  • Remove the 3.8 mm Phillips screw.

  • Remove the 2.8 mm Phillips screw.

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  • Use tweezers to slide the metal shield straight out of the external flash mount.

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Image 1/3: Use tweezers or two fingers to remove the mount clip. Image 2/3: Use tweezers or two fingers to remove the mount clip. Image 3/3: Use tweezers or two fingers to remove the mount clip.
  • Remove the four 4.6 mm Phillips screws from the external flash mount.

  • Use tweezers or two fingers to remove the mount clip.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two black 4.3 mm Phillips screws from the back case.
  • Extend the LCD.

  • Remove the two black 4.3 mm Phillips screws from the back case.

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  • Use two fingers to peel back and remove the black plastic cover from behind the LCD.

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Image 1/3: Do not attempt to remove the frame, as it is attached to the camera by a ribbon cable. Image 2/3: Use tweezers to pull the white and blue ribbon cable out of the connector. Image 3/3: Use tweezers to pull the white and blue ribbon cable out of the connector.
  • Slowly pull the back frame away from the camera.

  • Do not attempt to remove the frame, as it is attached to the camera by a ribbon cable.

  • Use tweezers to pull the white and blue ribbon cable out of the connector.

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  • Slide the frame around the LCD to remove it from the camera.

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  • Remove the two 2.6 mm Phillips screws from the right side of the metal frame.

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  • Use tweezers to unhook the speaker near the left handgrip.

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Image 1/2: Do not attempt to remove the frame, as it is attached to the motherboard by a large ribbon cable. Image 2/2: Use tweezers to remove the plastic covering the motherboard.
  • Slowly lift the metal frame away from the motherboard.

  • Do not attempt to remove the frame, as it is attached to the motherboard by a large ribbon cable.

  • Use tweezers to remove the plastic covering the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: If the ribbon cable does not pop out on its own, use tweezers to pull it out of the connector. Image 2/3: Remove the back case. Image 3/3: Remove the back case.
  • To remove the ribbon cable, flip back the orange lock on the large ZIF connector with the flat end of a spudger.

  • If the ribbon cable does not pop out on its own, use tweezers to pull it out of the connector.

  • Remove the back case.

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Conclusion

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

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