Introduction

This guide is used to replace the camera lens of the Nest Dropcam Pro. Make sure the device is unplugged before opening.

Parts

No parts required.

Press in the mounting clips on each side of the case to remove the camera from the mount.
  • Press in the mounting clips on each side of the case to remove the camera from the mount.

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Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 3 mm screws. Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 3 mm screws.
  • Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 3 mm screws.

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Lift the front of the case slowly, as there is an antenna cable attached to the motherboard. Carefully disconnect the antenna cable from the motherboard. You will feel this cable "pop" out of place when disconnected.
  • Lift the front of the case slowly, as there is an antenna cable attached to the motherboard.

  • Carefully disconnect the antenna cable from the motherboard. You will feel this cable "pop" out of place when disconnected.

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Insert a spudger tool under the micro-USB port and lift to separate the motherboard from the back case. Insert a spudger tool under the micro-USB port and lift to separate the motherboard from the back case.
  • Insert a spudger tool under the micro-USB port and lift to separate the motherboard from the back case.

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Pull the motherboard away from the back case. Unplug the red and black cable connecting the motherboard to the back case.
  • Pull the motherboard away from the back case.

  • Unplug the red and black cable connecting the motherboard to the back case.

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Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 2 mm screws. Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 2 mm screws.
  • Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 2 mm screws.

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Lift the lens and LED assembly away from the motherboard. Unplug the yellow and white cable from the motherboard.
  • Lift the lens and LED assembly away from the motherboard.

  • Unplug the yellow and white cable from the motherboard.

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Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 2 mm screws. Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 2 mm screws.
  • Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 2 mm screws.

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Peel off the paper seal holding the Lens and LEDs together. Disconnect the red and white wire from the bottom board. Disconnect the red and white wire from the bottom board.
  • Peel off the paper seal holding the Lens and LEDs together.

  • Disconnect the red and white wire from the bottom board.

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Lift up the foam cover to reveal a second screw underneath. Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the two 3 mm screws.
  • Lift up the foam cover to reveal a second screw underneath.

  • Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the two 3 mm screws.

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With the screws gone, lift the camera lens away from the remaining components.
  • With the screws gone, lift the camera lens away from the remaining components.

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Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

Where do you get replacement lens?

Jim Fischer - Reply

good morning , is there any store on the USA where i can send my drop camera ti get fix? it fell and doesn't want to broadcast any image.

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