Introduction

If you shutter lens does not seem to operate, these guides will help you find the problem.

Remove 8-2.46 mm screws from both sides and bottom of camera using a #000 Phillips screwdriver. Remove 2 screws from left side. (picture 1) Remove 4 screws from bottom. (picture 2)
  • Remove 8-2.46 mm screws from both sides and bottom of camera using a #000 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Remove 2 screws from left side. (picture 1)

    • Remove 4 screws from bottom. (picture 2)

    • Remove 2 screws from right side. (picture 3)

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Remove black cover pulling up with left thumb. Hold silver cover with right thumb. Remove silver cover lifting up with left thumb. Hold the camera with right thumb.
  • Remove black cover pulling up with left thumb. Hold silver cover with right thumb.

  • Remove silver cover lifting up with left thumb. Hold the camera with right thumb.

  • Once internal circuit board is exposed, the red and blue wire terminals at top center can provide a nasty shock from the charged flash capacitor (silver can to left of terminals). BE CAREFUL!

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Remove 2-2.10mm screws in the front of the camera using a #000 Phillips screwdriver. Remove the two screws.
  • Remove 2-2.10mm screws in the front of the camera using a #000 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Remove the two screws.

  • Gently pull up to detach the frame. (picture 2)

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Remove 2-2.10mm screws using a #000 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove 2-2.10mm screws using a #000 Phillips screwdriver.

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Gently pull the orange board to the right.
  • Gently pull the orange board to the right.

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Lift screen up holding both corners.
  • Lift screen up holding both corners.

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Gently pull to the left to release from ZIF connector.
  • Gently pull to the left to release from ZIF connector.

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Remove 4-2.10mm screws using a #000 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove 4-2.10mm screws using a #000 Phillips screwdriver.

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Gently pull the shutter up.
  • Gently pull the shutter up.

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Remove 3-2.12mm screws using #000 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove 3-2.12mm screws using #000 Phillips screwdriver.

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Use a nylon or metal spudger to release the lens.
  • Use a nylon or metal spudger to release the lens.

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Repeat step 4 to the opposite side of the lens.
  • Repeat step 4 to the opposite side of the lens.

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The lens is now separated.
  • The lens is now separated.

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Conclusion

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

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My lens shutter does not open correctly. After turning the camera on, the shutter only half opens with a juddering motion. Any ideas?

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