Introduction

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

  1. 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)

  2. 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!

  3. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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