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Introduction

Steps for removing the back half of the case and replacing it with a new one.

Parts

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  1. Slide the lock into the unlocked position to the right.
    • Slide the lock into the unlocked position to the right.

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

    • Both battery and memory card should now be visible.

  2. Open battery hatch and the black cover to expose the battery compartment.
    • 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.

  3. Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws as shown in picture.
    • Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws as shown in picture.

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  5. Using a Philips Screw Driver, remove the three 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the bottom of the camera as shown in picture.
    • Using a Philips Screw Driver, remove the three 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the bottom of the camera as shown in picture.

  6. Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the side of the camera as shown in picture.
    • Remove the two 2.8 mm Phillips screws on the side of the camera as shown in picture.

  7. Use a spudger to pry open the case from all sides. Use a spudger to pry open the case from all sides.
    • Use a spudger to pry open the case from all sides.

  8. Beware of the ribbon cable that is still attached when opening. Use your fingers to carefully pry off the back casing from the camera assembly.
    • Beware of the ribbon cable that is still attached when opening.

    • Use your fingers to carefully pry off the back casing from the camera assembly.

  9. Lay the camera on its front side. Then, use the Spudger to open the film strip locking mechanism and remove strip./No edits necessary.
    • Lay the camera on its front side. Then, use the Spudger 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.

Conclusion

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

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