Introduction

Are the seals on your locking mechanism wearing down? This guide will provide assistance in replacing and improving the water capability of your camera.

Parts

No parts required.

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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Locate and remove the 4.7mm Phillips #000 screw on the back side of the battery compartment locking mechanism. Locate and remove the 4.7mm Phillips #000 screw on the front side of the battery compartment locking mechanism. Locate and remove the 4.7mm Phillips #000 screw on the front side of the battery compartment locking mechanism.
  • Locate and remove the 4.7mm Phillips #000 screw on the back side of the battery compartment locking mechanism.

  • Locate and remove the 4.7mm Phillips #000 screw on the front side of the battery compartment locking mechanism.

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Locate the two screws on the side of the battery compartment.
  • Locate the two screws on the side of the battery compartment.

  • Remove the two 4.85mm Phillips #000 screws.

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Once all 4 screws are out, the back panel of the battery compartment will come off. The entire battery compartment cover  will also detach from the camera.
  • Once all 4 screws are out, the back panel of the battery compartment will come off.

  • The entire battery compartment cover will also detach from the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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