Introduction

This guide will teach you how to open up your flash safely and replace the flash pin that holds the flash upright.

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  • Turn off the camera and remove the battery.

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  • Pry the flash open using the plastic opening tool.

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  • Remove the two Phillips #0 3.0 mm screws from the front of the flash compartment using the small Phillips Head screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: When it is time to reassemble the flash module, a certain amount of force and precise alignment will be required. Image 2/2: When it is time to reassemble the flash module, a certain amount of force and precise alignment will be required.
  • Pry off the back plastic of the flash compartment using the plastic opening tool.

  • When it is time to reassemble the flash module, a certain amount of force and precise alignment will be required.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the Phillips #0 3.0 mm screw holding the spring in place, using the small Phillips Head screwdriver. Image 2/2: Unscrew the Phillips #0 3.0 mm screw holding the spring in place, using the small Phillips Head screwdriver.
  • On the left of the camera you will see a metal spring.

  • Unscrew the Phillips #0 3.0 mm screw holding the spring in place, using the small Phillips Head screwdriver.

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  • Remove metal spring and replace with new spring.

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Conclusion

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

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