Introduction

If you need to replace the video record, playback, or camera mode buttons, then you must follow these steps to replace the metal plate with the mounted wiring.

Using a Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 8 screws (3.30 mm) visible on the external part of the camera. There are 2 on each side, and 4 on the bottom. There are 2 on each side, and 4 on the bottom.
  • Using a Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 8 screws (3.30 mm) visible on the external part of the camera.

  • There are 2 on each side, and 4 on the bottom.

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Remove the black casing on the back of the camera that runs around the LCD screen.
  • Remove the black casing on the back of the camera that runs around the LCD screen.

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Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 1.90 mm internal screw located just above the lanyard mount.
  • Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 1.90 mm internal screw located just above the lanyard mount.

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Pry off the front shell casing. If you find this difficult, use a prying tool to help gently remove the casing. If you find this difficult, use a prying tool to help gently remove the casing.
  • Pry off the front shell casing.

  • If you find this difficult, use a prying tool to help gently remove the casing.

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Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 3.30 mm screw located on the side of the camera near the lanyard mount.
  • Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 3.30 mm screw located on the side of the camera near the lanyard mount.

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Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove 2 additional 3.30 mm screws holding the lanyard mount in place. Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove 2 additional 3.30 mm screws holding the lanyard mount in place.
  • Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove 2 additional 3.30 mm screws holding the lanyard mount in place.

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Remove the lanyard mount and accompanying side shell casing off of the camera. Remove the lanyard mount and accompanying side shell casing off of the camera. Remove the lanyard mount and accompanying side shell casing off of the camera.
  • Remove the lanyard mount and accompanying side shell casing off of the camera.

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Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 3.30 mm screw securing the top shell casing.
  • Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 3.30 mm screw securing the top shell casing.

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Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 3.40 mm screw located on the front of the camera in the upper corner by the LED light.
  • Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 3.40 mm screw located on the front of the camera in the upper corner by the LED light.

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Remove the remaining side shell casing.
  • Remove the remaining side shell casing.

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Remove the top shell casing.
  • Remove the top shell casing.

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Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 3.40 mm screw located near the functional buttons.
  • Using the Philips #000 head screwdriver, remove the 3.40 mm screw located near the functional buttons.

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Using precision tweezers, remove the ribbon cable that runs from the functional buttons plate to the under side of the motherboard.
  • Using precision tweezers, remove the ribbon cable that runs from the functional buttons plate to the under side of the motherboard.

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Using precision tweezers, lift up the bottom of the functional buttons plate and remove the metal plate.
  • Using precision tweezers, lift up the bottom of the functional buttons plate and remove the metal plate.

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Conclusion

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

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