Introduction

Fixing the lens apparatus on your camera.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: Use your finger to slide battery hatch towards the arrow sign.
  • Slide the lock into the unlock position.In this case you would need to slide the lock to the right.

  • Use your finger to slide battery hatch towards the arrow sign.

  • Both battery and memory card should now be visible.

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Image 1/1: The camera used to create these repair guides did not have a battery and memory card.
  • Open battery hatch and the black cover to expose the battery compartment.

  • The camera used to create these repair guides did not have a battery and memory card.

  • Pull the battery out and replace with a new one.

  • When putting the battery back in, make sure it is in the same orientation as before.

  • Close the battery compartment and make sure the lock is in the locked position.

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Image 1/1: The camera used to create these repair guides and did not have the other screw./'''Make this a note and a different color from the step above.'''
  • Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws as shown in picture. There are two screws that need to be removed./Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillip screws shown in the picture. Two screws need to be removed.

  • The camera used to create these repair guides and did not have the other screw./Make this a note and a different color from the step above.

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  • Remove the three 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the bottom of the camera as shown in picture./Mention in this step that a screwdriver is supposed to be used here. Also, possibly make a close up of this picture for a better view.

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  • Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the side of the camera as shown in picture. /state that a screwdriver is needed in the step.

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  • Use a Spudger tool to pry open case from all sides./No edits necessary

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Image 1/2: Use your fingers to carefully pry off the back casing from the camera assembly/. '''No edits necessary.''' Image 2/2: Use your fingers to carefully pry off the back casing from the camera assembly/. '''No edits necessary.'''
  • Beware of yellow film strip when opening./Caution: Beware of the yellow film strip when opening the casing of the camera, make this caution notice a different color.

  • Use your fingers to carefully pry off the back casing from the camera assembly/. No edits necessary.

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Image 1/1: Use Spudger tool to open the film strip locking mechanism and remove strip./'''No edits necessary.'''
  • Lay the camera on its front side./combine this sentence to the step below.

  • Use Spudger tool to open the film strip locking mechanism and remove strip./No edits necessary.

  • Hold down on the camera's metal casing with one hand. Using your other hand, completely lift the back case off the rest of the camera, making sure the film strip separates./Make a picture for this step.

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Image 1/1: The other three screws shown in picture were removed to take off the back case.
  • Remove the two remaining 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the bottom of the camera.

  • The other three screws shown in picture were removed to take off the back case.

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Image 1/3: Use your fingers to carefully pull the back case from the front case. Image 2/3: Cut the black and red wires connecting front case to the body of the camera. Image 3/3: Being careful nothing get's caught, separate the front case from the camera.
  • Using Spudger tool, pry the front case from the camera's components.

  • Use your fingers to carefully pull the back case from the front case.

  • Cut the black and red wires connecting front case to the body of the camera.

  • Being careful nothing get's caught, separate the front case from the camera.

  • To put the new front case back on, solder the wires of the new front case to the components of the camera.

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  • Check the "V" shaped spring to see if it is connected at shown location.

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Image 1/1: Check to see if the spring is aligned correctly and lens opens.
  • Manually move the Lens Apparatus from the inside to shown position.

  • Check to see if the spring is aligned correctly and lens opens.

  • If not, you will need to take out the spring and place it into the proper position, or get a new spring all together.

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

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Conclusion

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

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