Introduction

This guide gives a step by step procedure to remove the front housing for internal repairs.

Image 1/3: Two 1.5x2.5mm screws on the right side. Image 2/3: Two 1.5x2.5mm screws on the underside. Image 3/3: Two 1.5x2.5mm screw on the left side.
  • There are six screws attaching the back housing to the camera. Remove the screws from the body with a PH000 screw head.

    • Two 1.5x2.5mm screws on the right side.

    • Two 1.5x2.5mm screws on the underside.

    • Two 1.5x2.5mm screw on the left side.

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Image 1/2: The metal spudger can damage the plastic housing, so use caution when applying any pressure to it. Use a plastic opening tool to reduce the risk of damage to the housing. Image 2/2: Remove the back housing of the camera  by lifting it directly up.
  • After removing the screws, use a metal spudger or plastic opening tool to push the back cover out.

  • The metal spudger can damage the plastic housing, so use caution when applying any pressure to it. Use a plastic opening tool to reduce the risk of damage to the housing.

  • Remove the back housing of the camera by lifting it directly up.

  • The back cover may be slightly tight, therefore more force may be needed to lift it up.

Note:

There are 3 locking cam-lugs along the top edge of the back plate. These slot over the top of matching very delicate moulded catches. Carefully lift and lever this top edge first.

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  • Remove the four 1.5x2.5mm screws in the battery housing using a PH000 screw head.

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  • Remove the two 1.5x2.5mm screws below the flash unit using a PH000 screw head.

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Image 1/3: Remove the  1.5x2.5mm screw using a PH000 screw head. Image 2/3: Desolder the six marked wires. Image 3/3: The screen has been removed as well as the back-plate in this step, however they need not be removed to replace the front housing.
  • Remove the black tape covering the electrical connections.

  • Remove the 1.5x2.5mm screw using a PH000 screw head.

  • Desolder the six marked wires.

  • The screen has been removed as well as the back-plate in this step, however they need not be removed to replace the front housing.

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Image 1/2: Lever the tool to slide the front housing forward. Image 2/2: Lever the tool to slide the front housing forward.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool between the front housing and inner frame.

  • Lever the tool to slide the front housing forward.

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Image 1/3: Pull the front housing away from the inner frame. Image 2/3: Pull the front housing away from the inner frame. Image 3/3: Pull the front housing away from the inner frame.
  • Position the fingers of one hand on the inner frame and the other hand around the lens barrel.

  • Pull the front housing away from the inner frame.

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Conclusion

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

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