Introduction

If you are unable to mount your camera to a tripod, the tripod socket could be broken and may need to be replaced.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. With a screwdriver, remove the (7) black Phillips #00 5.0mm screws on the bottom of the camera.
    • With a screwdriver, remove the (7) black Phillips #00 5.0mm screws on the bottom of the camera.

    • The screws are located on the outer edge of the bottom panel.

    • Be careful when removing the screws from the panel because they are easy to lose.

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  2. Once all the screws are removed, the panel should easily come off.
    • Once all the screws are removed, the panel should easily come off.

    • Remove the bottom panel of the camera by placing your index finger and thumb on the outer edges of the panel.

    • Pull the bottom panel towards you, it should come off easily.

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    • The tripod socket is visible when the bottom panel is removed.

    • Remove the (3) black Phillips #00 6.25mm screws from the tripod socket.

    • When the screws are removed, the tripod socket is free and can easily be lost.

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    • Use the tweezers to gently remove the tripod socket, and replace it.

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Conclusion

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

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