Introduction

This guide takes a little time to get to the lens assembly. However, it is fairly easy and only requires vary minimal amount of tools to do so.

Image 1/2: On the thumb grip, remove the one 4mm PH00 Philips screw. Image 2/2: On the thumb grip, remove the one 4mm PH00 Philips screw.
  • Flip the camera upside down and remove six 3mm PH00 Philips screws with a Philips screwdriver.

  • On the thumb grip, remove the one 4mm PH00 Philips screw.

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Image 1/1: One of the screws are under the HDMI and A/V Out cover.
  • With the camera upside down, remove the three 3mm PH00 Philips screws on the left side.

  • One of the screws are under the HDMI and A/V Out cover.

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  • On the opposite side of the camera, remove the two 3mm PH00 Philips screws.

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Image 1/3: Now pull the casing apart. Image 2/3: The tripod attachment may fall out on its own, or you will need to pull it out. Image 3/3: The tripod attachment may fall out on its own, or you will need to pull it out.
  • Open the flash and use a plastic opening tool to pop the tab under it as shown.

  • Now pull the casing apart.

  • The tripod attachment may fall out on its own, or you will need to pull it out.

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  • Unplug the two ribbon cables to completely detach the back.

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Image 1/3: Remove one 5mm PH00 Philips screw Image 2/3: To remove the top right corner screw, you may need to lift the corner of the case to gain access to it. Image 3/3: With all the screws out, the metal plate should simply lift off.
  • With the back separated, you need to remove six 3mm PH000 Philips screws with a Philips screwdriver.

  • Remove one 5mm PH00 Philips screw

  • To remove the top right corner screw, you may need to lift the corner of the case to gain access to it.

  • With all the screws out, the metal plate should simply lift off.

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Image 1/2: To remove the flat-topped connector, you simply lift it up to unplug it. Image 2/2: To remove the flat-topped connector, you simply lift it up to unplug it.
  • With the metal plate off, unplug this ribbon cable from the motherboard.

  • To remove the flat-topped connector, you simply lift it up to unplug it.

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  • To get the lens assembly out, you need to remove four 6mm PH00 Philips screws

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  • With the support screws out, you can simply slide the assembly out of the casing.

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Image 1/3: With the assembly out we need to take of this last piece by removing the three 3mm PH000 Philips screws. Image 2/3: With the assembly out we need to take of this last piece by removing the three 3mm PH000 Philips screws. Image 3/3: With the assembly out we need to take of this last piece by removing the three 3mm PH000 Philips screws.
  • If you are moving on to take the lens casing off, you do not need to do this step.

  • With the assembly out we need to take of this last piece by removing the three 3mm PH000 Philips screws.

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Conclusion

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

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