Introduction

Removing and replacing the lens.

Image 1/1: The battery door should spring open.
  • Use your finger tip to slide battery cover door away from the center of the camera.

  • The battery door should spring open.

    • If this does not happen, gently open the door lifting from the outer bottom side of the camera.

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  • Remove the old batteries.

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Image 1/3: All screws are 4.45mm. Image 2/3: There are 2 screws on the port side. Image 3/3: There are 2 screws on starboard side.
  • Remove 7 screws from the outer case with a Phillips #00.

    • All screws are 4.45mm.

    • There are 2 screws on the port side.

    • There are 2 screws on starboard side.

    • There are 3 screws on the bottom.

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Image 1/3: Pull the outer case off with your hands. Image 2/3: Pull the outer case off with your hands. Image 3/3: Pull the outer case off with your hands.
  • Make sure the battery cap is "up".

  • Pull the outer case off with your hands.

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Image 1/1: Put your thumb in the upper right corner of the LCD Screen.
  • The LCD Screen is hinged at the bottom.

  • Put your thumb in the upper right corner of the LCD Screen.

    • Pull the LCD screen out of it's outer case with your thumb.

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  • Remove the screw underneath LCD screen with the Phillips #00. The screw measures 4.1mm in length.

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Image 1/2: One on the port side. Image 2/2: One on the bottom.
  • Desolder the two points.

    • One on the port side.

    • One on the bottom.

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  • After desoldering the LCD casing, just use your fingers to carefully remove it.

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  • Flip up the black tab on the bottom of the LCD Screen with a fingertip.

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  • Remove the LCD ribbon cable from inside the black tab.

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Image 1/1: Remove the ribbon connector from inside the black tab.
  • Using a fingertip, flip the black tab near the top of the camera.

    • Remove the ribbon connector from inside the black tab.

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Image 1/1: These 8 screws measure 4.1mm in length.
  • Remove the remaining screws on the back with the Phillips #00.

    • These 8 screws measure 4.1mm in length.

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Image 1/1: There is a large solder point in the upper right.
  • Desolder the upper points.

    • There is a large solder point in the upper right.

    • There is a series of solder points in a rectangular area in the upper middle of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Remove the battery cap screw.
  • Turn the camera over.

  • Remove the battery cap screw.

    • It is silver and measures 2.2mm.

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Image 1/2: Pry the capacitor out of its holder on the bottom of the camera. This can be done with your fingers. Image 2/2: Pry the capacitor out of its holder on the bottom of the camera. This can be done with your fingers.
  • Turn the camera over.

  • Pry the capacitor out of its holder on the bottom of the camera. This can be done with your fingers.

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Image 1/3: You may need to wiggle it back and forth until it comes loose. Image 2/3: Do not touch the marked areas. This will cause the camera to take blurry pictures. Image 3/3: Do not touch the marked areas. This will cause the camera to take blurry pictures.
  • Remove the lens assembly with your fingers.

    • You may need to wiggle it back and forth until it comes loose.

  • Do not touch the marked areas. This will cause the camera to take blurry pictures.

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Conclusion

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

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why didn't you mention to discharge the capacitor, its stored charge is pretty high & dangerous

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