Introduction

Use this guide to replace a damaged back case, or open the case to access other components of your camera.

We highly suggest you use a magnetic project mat or an organization tray. This camera has many different types of screws and keeping them organized is key to proper reassembly.

Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the six 2 mm screws on the bottom of the camera.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the six 2 mm screws on the bottom of the camera.

Add Comment

Remove the two 4 mm reverse threaded Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera.
  • Remove the two 4 mm reverse threaded Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera.

  • Reverse threaded screws tighten counter clockwise and loosen clockwise.

Add Comment

Remove the two 4 mm Phillips screws under the HDMI port cover.
  • Remove the two 4 mm Phillips screws under the HDMI port cover.

Add Comment

Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 5 mm screw near the left hand grip.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 5 mm screw near the left hand grip.

Add Comment

Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 5 mm screw near the right hand grip.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 5 mm screw near the right hand grip.

Add Comment

Flip open the LCD.
  • Flip open the LCD.

  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 2 mm screw beneath the LCD assembly.

Add Comment

Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four 6.3 mm screws from the lens mount.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four 6.3 mm screws from the lens mount.

Add Comment

Remove the lens mount with tweezers.
  • Remove the lens mount with tweezers.

Add Comment

Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Use tweezers to remove the inner metal ring.
  • Use tweezers to remove the inner metal ring.

Add Comment

Use tweezers to remove the two springs lying beneath the inner metal ring. Use tweezers to remove the two springs lying beneath the inner metal ring.
  • Use tweezers to remove the two springs lying beneath the inner metal ring.

Add Comment

Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three 5 mm screws.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three 5 mm screws.

Add Comment

Remove the two 4 mm Phillips screws.
  • Remove the two 4 mm Phillips screws.

Add Comment

Press and hold the lens release button while using tweezers to remove the lens hook. Use tweezers to remove the spring underneath the lens hook. Use tweezers to remove the spring underneath the lens hook.
  • Press and hold the lens release button while using tweezers to remove the lens hook.

  • Use tweezers to remove the spring underneath the lens hook.

Add Comment

Use tweezers to remove the metal clip from the external flash mount. Use tweezers to remove the metal clip from the external flash mount. Use tweezers to remove the metal clip from the external flash mount.
  • Use tweezers to remove the metal clip from the external flash mount.

Add Comment

Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four 4 mm screws from the external flash port.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the four 4 mm screws from the external flash port.

Add Comment

Remove the second external flash clip with tweezers. Remove the second external flash clip with tweezers.
  • Remove the second external flash clip with tweezers.

Add Comment

Remove the external flash port casing  to expose five more screws. Remove the external flash port casing  to expose five more screws.
  • Remove the external flash port casing to expose five more screws.

Add Comment

Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the two 6.4 mm screws.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the two 6.4 mm screws.

  • Remove the 2 mm Phillips screw.

Add Comment

Remove the two 3.8 mm Phillips screws from the sides of the external flash connector.
  • Remove the two 3.8 mm Phillips screws from the sides of the external flash connector.

Add Comment

Gently pull the back case away from the camera.
  • Gently pull the back case away from the camera.

  • Do not attempt to remove the back case, as it is attached to the camera by a ribbon cable.

Add Comment

To remove the ribbon holding the back case to the camera, use the pointed end of a spudger to flip back the top bar on top of the ZIF connector. To remove the ribbon holding the back case to the camera, use the pointed end of a spudger to flip back the top bar on top of the ZIF connector. To remove the ribbon holding the back case to the camera, use the pointed end of a spudger to flip back the top bar on top of the ZIF connector.
  • To remove the ribbon holding the back case to the camera, use the pointed end of a spudger to flip back the top bar on top of the ZIF connector.

Add Comment

Use tweezers to pull the ribbon out of the connector. Remove the back case. Remove the back case.
  • Use tweezers to pull the ribbon out of the connector.

  • Remove the back case.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

One other person completed this guide.

Kelsea Weber

Member since: 11/12/2015

10,098 Reputation

28 Guides authored

Team

iFixit Member of iFixit

Community

128 Members

6,663 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 3

Past 30 Days: 28

All Time: 783