Introduction

Use this guide when you need to replace the motherboard.

With the H2.0 bit screwdriver, remove the two screws on the yellow waterproof cover
  • With the H2.0 bit screwdriver, remove the two screws on the yellow waterproof cover

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Apply a plastic opening tool to each of the corners and gently remove the casing
  • Apply a plastic opening tool to each of the corners and gently remove the casing

  • The front casing is held down by adhesive and may require additional work to remove

  • Apply just enough force to undo the inner latches to make sure not to damage the waterproof seal

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Remove the five silver screws from the inner casing using the PH00 screwdriver bit
  • Remove the five silver screws from the inner casing using the PH00 screwdriver bit

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Remove the six screws from the edge of the clear inner casing with the PH00 screwdriver bit
  • Remove the six screws from the edge of the clear inner casing with the PH00 screwdriver bit

  • These screws are very small and easy to strip so apply consistent pressure when removing them

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Pry off back outer casing using the black spudger or the blue prying tools
  • Pry off back outer casing using the black spudger or the blue prying tools

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Carefully remove the screen from the silver casing using a prying tool or the black spudger
  • Carefully remove the screen from the silver casing using a prying tool or the black spudger

  • There is adhesive in the center of the screen, be sure not to bend it when applying pressure

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Gently push out the pins holding the orange tape down using the pointy end of the spudger
  • Gently push out the pins holding the orange tape down using the pointy end of the spudger

  • Screen and orange tape should slip out as a whole

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Remove three screws holding the silver screen casing to the motherboard using the PH00 bit screwdriver
  • Remove three screws holding the silver screen casing to the motherboard using the PH00 bit screwdriver

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Remove three screws holding the motherboard into the casing using the PH00 bit screwdriver bit
  • Remove three screws holding the motherboard into the casing using the PH00 bit screwdriver bit

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Gently lift the corner of the motherboard out
  • Gently lift the corner of the motherboard out

  • Everything should come out as one component free of the casing

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Remove the soldering on the three wires holding the flash bulb
  • Remove the soldering on the three wires holding the flash bulb

  • The wires are different colors: red, white, and black

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Remove the two screws holding the lens assembly to the motherboard using the PH00 bit screwdriver
  • Remove the two screws holding the lens assembly to the motherboard using the PH00 bit screwdriver

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Remove the soldering on the 3 wires that are connected to the lens unit
  • Remove the soldering on the 3 wires that are connected to the lens unit

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Remove the three screws holding the button sensors to the battery casing using the PH00 screwdriver bit
  • Remove the three screws holding the button sensors to the battery casing using the PH00 screwdriver bit

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Remove soldering on the grouping of wires connecting the button sensors
  • Remove soldering on the grouping of wires connecting the button sensors

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Lift screen to reveal wires underneath
  • Lift screen to reveal wires underneath

  • Remove soldering connecting screen to the motherboard

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Gently pull orange tape from the motherboard
  • Gently pull orange tape from the motherboard

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Remove soldering from the two green wires connected to the motherboard
  • Remove soldering from the two green wires connected to the motherboard

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Gently bend the capacitor upwards
  • Gently bend the capacitor upwards

  • Remove soldering from the two connectors

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Conclusion

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

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