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  • With the back of the camera facing you, open the camera's LCD to the left.

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  • Remove the two 5.556 mm Phillips screws located on the left of the camera, under the LCD screen.

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  • Remove the eleven 5.556 mm Phillips screws located around the outside frame of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Remove the single 5.556 mm Phillips screw  underneath the flap.
  • Open the rubber flap labeled "HDMI".

  • Remove the single 5.556 mm Phillips screw underneath the flap.

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  • Press down on the button located to side of the flash to open the flash, identified by the flash symbol.

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Image 1/1: When working with electronics, it's important to choose a tool that's ESD-safe to avoid accidental damage to the device. The regular black nylon spudger or a plastic opening tool should be used whenever possible.
  • Using a spudger, wedge the tool in the slot shown and push upwards.

  • When working with electronics, it's important to choose a tool that's ESD-safe to avoid accidental damage to the device. The regular black nylon spudger or a plastic opening tool should be used whenever possible.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to damage wire ribbon as shown in the red box.
  • Next to open up to the inside of the camera pull apart on the front and the back, as you would a small book.

  • Be careful not to damage wire ribbon as shown in the red box.

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Image 1/3: With a pair of needle nose tweezers very gently lift the black/grey latch open towards the wire ribbon. (the plastic latch rotates upward to release and snaps down to lock, be very careful not to break this latch, it cannot be replaced) Image 2/3: After opening black/grey latch  proceed to gently remove wire ribbon with needle nose tweezers. Image 3/3: Pull the wire ribbon towards the back end of the camera.
  • Remove the two yellow wire ribbons seen in this photo.

  • With a pair of needle nose tweezers very gently lift the black/grey latch open towards the wire ribbon. (the plastic latch rotates upward to release and snaps down to lock, be very careful not to break this latch, it cannot be replaced)

  • After opening black/grey latch proceed to gently remove wire ribbon with needle nose tweezers.

  • Pull the wire ribbon towards the back end of the camera.

  • Repeat the process with the larger wire ribbon.

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  • Remove the single 6.350 mm Phillips screw to the left of the mode adjustment dial.

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Image 1/2: Gently wiggle the ribbon in an upward motion. Image 2/2: This should be done by adjusting a pair of needle nose tweezers horizontally in order to grasp a greater surface area.  This will increase a safer amount of leverage needed to remove ribbon.
  • Remove the large wire ribbon located under the screw removed in step seven.

  • Gently wiggle the ribbon in an upward motion.

  • This should be done by adjusting a pair of needle nose tweezers horizontally in order to grasp a greater surface area. This will increase a safer amount of leverage needed to remove ribbon.

  • You can push the black part of the camera where the buttons and dials are for easier access. Just be sure not to push too hard as it may break the plastic.

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Image 1/2: Gently wiggle wedge in perpendicular motion between rubber grip and camera casing. Image 2/2: Gently wiggle wedge in perpendicular motion between rubber grip and camera casing.
  • Insert a wedge tool in between the crevice, located under the shutter button, as seen in this photo.

  • Gently wiggle wedge in perpendicular motion between rubber grip and camera casing.

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Image 1/2: Gently push your right thumb while pulling your left index finger to separate camera halves. Image 2/2: Gently push your right thumb while pulling your left index finger to separate camera halves.
  • You will now need to grip your hands around the camera as seen in this photo, holding on to the mode dial and under the shutter button.

  • Gently push your right thumb while pulling your left index finger to separate camera halves.

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Image 1/3: Gently remove the golden bracket fastened by the remove screws. Image 2/3: Gently remove the golden bracket fastened by the remove screws. Image 3/3: Gently remove the golden bracket fastened by the remove screws.
  • Remove the ten 3.175 mm Phillips screws on the inside of the camera.

  • Gently remove the golden bracket fastened by the remove screws.

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Image 1/1: This white film serves are a cover for the electrical parts under it. If it happens to rip or come off completely, the camera itself will not be affected.
  • Gently peel back white film located under the removed shutter release button.

  • This white film serves are a cover for the electrical parts under it. If it happens to rip or come off completely, the camera itself will not be affected.

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  • Remove small electrical ribbon by gently wiggling ribbon to the left.

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  • Gently remove metal cover, by pulling up vertically.

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Image 1/1: Screw size is 6.350mm philips screw.
  • With a pair of tweezers remove the golden bracket.

  • Screw size is 6.350mm philips screw.

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Image 1/2: This may have fallen out in prior steps as it is no longer secured to the camera. Image 2/2: This may have fallen out in prior steps as it is no longer secured to the camera.
  • Gently remove the tripod connector, located at the bottom of the camera, with pair of needle nose tweezers.

  • This may have fallen out in prior steps as it is no longer secured to the camera.

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Image 1/3: Screw size is 3.175mm Philips screw. Image 2/3: Screw size is 3.175mm Philips screw. Image 3/3: Screw size is 3.175mm Philips screw.
  • Unscrew the 3 screws circled in red. Be cautious not to lose the screws in cavity of camera.

  • Screw size is 3.175mm Philips screw.

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  • Continue on removing screws, be sure to keep an awareness of the cavity right below the screw. It would be difficult to extract screw if lost in this cavity.

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to damage any of the electrical ribbon on top of the lens. Image 2/3: Be careful not to damage any of the electrical ribbon on top of the lens. Image 3/3: Be careful not to damage any of the electrical ribbon on top of the lens.
  • Remove lens by pulling up vertically.

  • Be careful not to damage any of the electrical ribbon on top of the lens.

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  • Unscrew the 2 screws located at the top of the viewfinder.

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  • Unclip and pull out the yellow wire ribbon.

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Image 1/3: Carefully, as the wire ribbon is slowly removed out of its slot when viewfinder is pulled out. Image 2/3: Carefully, as the wire ribbon is slowly removed out of its slot when viewfinder is pulled out. Image 3/3: Carefully, as the wire ribbon is slowly removed out of its slot when viewfinder is pulled out.
  • Vertically lift the viewfinder piece for removal.

  • Carefully, as the wire ribbon is slowly removed out of its slot when viewfinder is pulled out.

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Conclusion

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

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