Introduction

Replace your broken shutter release button so that you can take pictures with your camera.

Image 1/1: Open the battery door by using a coin.
  • Locate the battery compartment on the bottom panel of the camera.

  • Open the battery door by using a coin.

  • In the counterclockwise direction, twist the coin in the battery door groove to open it.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two batteries from the battery chamber by picking them up.
  • Two batteries are located inside the battery chamber.

  • Remove the two batteries from the battery chamber by picking them up.

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Image 1/1: Unscrew and remove the (1) black Phillips #00 5mm screw from the battery compartment.
  • There is a screw located underneath the batteries in the battery compartment.

  • Unscrew and remove the (1) black Phillips #00 5mm screw from the battery compartment.

  • Ensure good lighting before attempting to remove this screw because it is hard to see inside the compartment.

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Image 1/1: Be careful because you can lose the screw
  • From underneath the flash assembly, remove the (1) black Phillips #00 5mm screw

  • Be careful because you can lose the screw

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Image 1/1: Remove the (2) black Phillips #00 5mm screws from both sides of the view finder.
  • The only screws remaining that hold the top panel of the camera in place are located next to the view finder.

  • Remove the (2) black Phillips #00 5mm screws from both sides of the view finder.

  • Be careful because you can lose the screw

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Image 1/2: Once all screws are removed, lift the top panel from the camera. Image 2/2: Be careful when removing the top panel because there are wires connected to it.
  • The top panel of the camera should now be easy to lift off. If it is not, make sure that all screws and attachments, listed in steps 1-5, have been removed.

  • Once all screws are removed, lift the top panel from the camera.

  • Be careful when removing the top panel because there are wires connected to it.

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  • Use a metal spudger to push the button out of its socket so that you can place a new one in its place.

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Conclusion

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

Jordan Ellery

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