Introduction

This will teach you how to remove the lens.

Parts

No parts required.

Open the battery cover.
  • Open the battery cover.

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Slide the orange latch sideways to eject the battery.
  • Slide the orange latch sideways to eject the battery.

  • Remove the battery.

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Remove 7 screws. 1 (6.25 mm) screw located on the top right corner, next to the view screen. 4 (4.45mm) screws on the bottom of the camera.
  • Remove 7 screws.

    • 1 (6.25 mm) screw located on the top right corner, next to the view screen.

    • 4 (4.45mm) screws on the bottom of the camera.

    • 2 (2.95mm) screws on the left side of the camera.

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There will be 2 (5.39mm) screws. Remove the screws in order to remove the lanyard. There will be 2 (5.39mm) screws. Remove the screws in order to remove the lanyard. There will be 2 (5.39mm) screws. Remove the screws in order to remove the lanyard.
  • There will be 2 (5.39mm) screws. Remove the screws in order to remove the lanyard.

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Remove the rear camera casing. Remove the front casing.
  • Remove the rear camera casing.

  • Remove the front casing.

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Remove the top panel screw (1x 4.37mm). Remove the top panel screw (1x 4.37mm).
  • Remove the top panel screw (1x 4.37mm).

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Remove the top panel. Remove the top panel.
  • Remove the top panel.

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Remove the back panel screws (1x 3.33mm, and  1x 3.40mm). Remove the back panel screws (1x 3.33mm, and  1x 3.40mm).
  • Remove the back panel screws (1x 3.33mm, and 1x 3.40mm).

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Separate the inner casing  from the tripod mount. Separate the inner casing  from the tripod mount. Separate the inner casing  from the tripod mount.
  • Separate the inner casing from the tripod mount.

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Gently pull the  orange tab out of the  circuit board. Gently pull the  orange tab out of the  circuit board. Gently pull the  orange tab out of the  circuit board.
  • Gently pull the orange tab out of the circuit board.

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Carefully flip the LCD panel to expose the central circuit board. Carefully flip the LCD panel to expose the central circuit board.
  • Carefully flip the LCD panel to expose the central circuit board.

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Remove the (1x 3.33mm) screw from the menu button panel .
  • Remove the (1x 3.33mm) screw from the menu button panel .

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Pull the second orange tab from the circuit board and remove the buttons. Pull the second orange tab from the circuit board and remove the buttons.
  • Pull the second orange tab from the circuit board and remove the buttons.

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Flip up the LCD screen to reveal the two orange ribbon cables. Disconnect the two ribbons cables from their sockets on the motherboard. Disconnect the two ribbons cables from their sockets on the motherboard.
  • Flip up the LCD screen to reveal the two orange ribbon cables.

  • Disconnect the two ribbons cables from their sockets on the motherboard.

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The capacitor can store electricity even when the camera is off! Do not touch it until you have safely discharged it. Connect the two capacitor wires briefly with a pair of metal tweezers to discharge it.  You may see a small spark. Remove 8 screws.
  • The capacitor can store electricity even when the camera is off! Do not touch it until you have safely discharged it.

  • Connect the two capacitor wires briefly with a pair of metal tweezers to discharge it. You may see a small spark.

  • Remove 8 screws.

    • 2 screws in the front (2X 4.31mm).

    • 2 screws on the bottom (2X3.30MM).

    • 4 screws in the back (3x 3.33mm, and 1x 4.34mm).

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Remove and set aside the tripod mount.
  • Remove and set aside the tripod mount.

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Pull the black latch outward slightly to release the flex cable.
  • Pull the black latch outward slightly to release the flex cable.

  • Carefully disconnect the orange flex cable.

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Desolder both wires and remove them.
  • Desolder both wires and remove them.

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Remove the capacitor (attached by adhesive) and desolder. Remove the capacitor (attached by adhesive) and desolder.
  • Remove the capacitor (attached by adhesive) and desolder.

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Remove the (1x4.27) screw from the front of the camera. Remove the (1x4.27) screw from the front of the camera.
  • Remove the (1x4.27) screw from the front of the camera.

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Remove the orange tabs from the back of the camera to remove the lens. Remove the orange tabs from the back of the camera to remove the lens.
  • Remove the orange tabs from the back of the camera to remove the lens.

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Conclusion

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

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