Introduction

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

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

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Image 1/3: First, move the "lock" switch left to reveal red indicator. Image 2/3: Next, move the "cover latch" switch downward to reveal red indicator. Image 3/3: You have to move the switches in that order for the compartment to unlatch.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Insert battery with the writing face up. Image 2/2: The bigger slot is for the battery. The smaller slot is for the memory card.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Remove the three 3.85mm Phillips #00 screws from the bottom of the camera.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Remove the two 3.15mm Phillips #00 screws from the side plate of the camera.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Remove the two 3.8mm with the Phillips H1.5 from the front plate. Image 2/2: Remove the "Olympus" 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.

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Image 1/3: Remove the 3.85mm Phillips #00 screw on the far left side. Image 2/3: Remove the two 5mm Phillips #00 screws on the right side Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Remove the 5.4mm Phillips #00 screw on the top left side. Image 2/3: Remove the 7.4mm Phillips #00 screw next to the "ON/OFF" label. Image 3/3: Pry off top button plate with black nylon spudger.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Wedge black nylon spudger in between bottom latch and camera base to release LCD Screen from camera. Image 2/2: Push firmly apart.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Locate the white ribbon cable and pull out from motherboard. Image 2/3: Locate the brown ribbon cable and pull out from motherboard. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: 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. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: The black component is connected to the motherboard using some ribbon cables, it is not necessary to disconnect these cables to replace the lens. Image 2/3: The black component will just fold out for access to the lens mechanism Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Locate the two screws on the right side of the lens, and remove them with the Phillips #000 screwdriver. Image 2/3: After removing the screws, the lens will just lift free from the black component. Image 3/3: 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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