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


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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.

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

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