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.

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

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Image 1/1: Reverse threaded screws tighten counter clockwise and loosen clockwise.
  • Remove the two 4 mm reverse threaded Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera.

  • Reverse threaded screws tighten counter clockwise and loosen clockwise.

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

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

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

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Image 1/1: Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 2 mm screw beneath the LCD assembly.
  • Flip open the LCD.

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

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

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  • Remove the lens mount with tweezers.

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  • Use tweezers to remove the inner metal ring.

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

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

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  • Remove the two 4 mm Phillips screws.

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Image 1/3: Use tweezers to remove the spring underneath the lens hook. Image 2/3: Use tweezers to remove the spring underneath the lens hook. Image 3/3: 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.

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

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

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  • Remove the second external flash clip with tweezers.

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

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Image 1/1: Remove the 2 mm Phillips screw.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the two 6.4 mm screws.

  • Remove the 2 mm Phillips screw.

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

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Image 1/1: Do not attempt to remove the back case, as it is attached to the camera by a ribbon cable.
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/3: Remove the back case. Image 2/3: Remove the back case. Image 3/3: Remove the back case.
  • Use tweezers to pull the ribbon out of the connector.

  • Remove the back case.

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Conclusion

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

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