Introduction

Over time dust and condensate may start to gather on the lens that is between the displayed image in the viewfinder and the eyepiece. To return the image in the viewfinder, this quick guide gives a method to clean the lens if dust gathers, and if water condensate gathers on the inner eyepiece lens.

Parts

No parts required.

Lift viewfinder to access battery pack.
  • Lift viewfinder to access battery pack.

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Press the battery release button. While pushing the battery button, slide the battery to the left.
  • Press the battery release button.

  • While pushing the battery button, slide the battery to the left.

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Pull the battery pack out of the video camera.
  • Pull the battery pack out of the video camera.

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Black Friday
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Pull the viewfinder eyepiece out and away from the main video camera until the black mark appears.
  • Pull the viewfinder eyepiece out and away from the main video camera until the black mark appears.

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Twist the eyepiece counterclockwise until it stops.
  • Twist the eyepiece counterclockwise until it stops.

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Pull the eyepiece completely off  away from the rest of the viewfinder.
  • Pull the eyepiece completely off away from the rest of the viewfinder.

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Using the Small Plastic Opening tool, pry the tab on the plastic lens away from the viewfinder. Using the Small Plastic Opening tool, pry the tab on the plastic lens away from the viewfinder.
  • Using the Small Plastic Opening tool, pry the tab on the plastic lens away from the viewfinder.

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Use a cleaning cloth to wipe away residue from the viewfinder.
  • Use a cleaning cloth to wipe away residue from the viewfinder.

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Conclusion

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

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