Introduction

This will show a step-by-step process in replacing the camera's mic.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Open the battery cover.
    • Open the battery cover.

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  2. 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.

      • 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.

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    • Remove the rear camera casing.

    • Remove the front casing.

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

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    • Remove the top panel.

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

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    • Separate the inner casing from the tripod mount.

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

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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.

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    • Locate the microphone on top of the camera

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    • With a pry bar, remove microphone away from camera carefully.

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    • Release it from it's pin and desolder

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Conclusion

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

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