Introduction

Is your lens out of line or need cleaning? This guide will show how to go about changing the lens.

Orient camera to look directly at battery compartment side as shown.
  • Orient camera to look directly at battery compartment side as shown.

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Locate the two latches on the battery compartment. First, move the "lock" switch left to reveal red indicator. Next, move the "cover latch" switch downward to reveal red indicator.
  • Locate the two latches on the battery compartment.

  • First, move the "lock" switch left to reveal red indicator.

  • Next, move the "cover latch" switch downward to reveal red indicator.

  • You have to move the switches in that order for the compartment to unlatch.

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Allow the battery compartment latch to completely open. Insert battery with the writing face up.
  • Allow the battery compartment latch to completely open.

  • Insert battery with the writing face up.

  • The bigger slot is for the battery. The smaller slot is for the memory card.

  • Battery not shown.

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Orient the camera so you are looking at the bottom.
  • Orient the camera so you are looking at the bottom.

  • Remove the three 3.85mm Phillips #00 screws from the bottom of the camera.

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Orient the camera so you are looking at the side plate.
  • Orient the camera so you are looking at the side plate.

  • Remove the two 3.15mm Phillips #00 screws from the side plate of the camera.

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With tools and Fix Kits
Orient the camera so you are looking at the front plate. Remove the two 3.8mm with the Phillips H1.5 from the front plate.
  • Orient the camera so you are looking at the front plate.

  • Remove the two 3.8mm with the Phillips H1.5 from the front plate.

  • Remove the "Olympus" plate.

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Remove face plate.
  • Remove face plate.

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Locate three small black screws inside of the battery compartment. Remove the 3.85mm Phillips #00 screw on the far left side. Remove the two 5mm Phillips #00 screws on the right side
  • Locate three small black screws inside of the battery compartment.

  • Remove the 3.85mm Phillips #00 screw on the far left side.

  • Remove the two 5mm Phillips #00 screws on the right side

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Orient the camera to be look at the top. Remove the 5.4mm Phillips #00 screw on the top left side. Remove the 7.4mm Phillips #00 screw next to the "ON/OFF" label.
  • Orient the camera to be look at the top.

  • Remove the 5.4mm Phillips #00 screw on the top left side.

  • Remove the 7.4mm Phillips #00 screw next to the "ON/OFF" label.

  • Pry off top button plate with black nylon spudger.

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Rotate to bottom of camera and locate bottom latch. Wedge black nylon spudger in between bottom latch and camera base to release LCD Screen from camera.
  • Rotate to bottom of camera and locate bottom latch.

  • Wedge black nylon spudger in between bottom latch and camera base to release LCD Screen from camera.

  • Push firmly apart.

  • Some buttons might fall out.

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Orient the camera to the LCD screen side that is now wedged open. Locate the white ribbon cable and pull out from motherboard. Locate the brown ribbon cable and pull out from motherboard.
  • Orient the camera to the LCD screen side that is now wedged open.

  • Locate the white ribbon cable and pull out from motherboard.

  • Locate the brown ribbon cable and pull out from motherboard.

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Remove the four silver and one black screws using the Phillips #000 screwdriver from the metal holding plate and lift the plate out of the camera Locate and remove the two screws on the left side of the camera using the Phillips #000, then remove the metal plates they rest on.
  • Remove the four silver and one black screws using the Phillips #000 screwdriver from the metal holding plate and lift the plate out of the camera

  • Locate and remove the two screws on the left side of the camera using the Phillips #000, then remove the metal plates they rest on.

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Using the plastic opening tool, pry the black component out of the cameras casing. The black component is connected to the motherboard using some ribbon cables, it is not necessary to disconnect these cables to replace the lens. The black component will just fold out for access to the lens mechanism
  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry the black component out of the cameras casing.

  • The black component is connected to the motherboard using some ribbon cables, it is not necessary to disconnect these cables to replace the lens.

  • The black component will just fold out for access to the lens mechanism

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Locate the three silver screws on the top of the lens, and remove them using the Phillips #000 screwdriver Locate the two screws on the right side of the lens, and remove them with the Phillips #000 screwdriver. After removing the screws, the lens will just lift free from the black component.
  • Locate the three silver screws on the top of the lens, and remove them using the Phillips #000 screwdriver

  • Locate the two screws on the right side of the lens, and remove them with the Phillips #000 screwdriver.

  • After removing the screws, the lens will just lift free from the black component.

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Conclusion

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

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