Introduction

This guide requires careful handling of the camera's inner parts, including the ZIF ribbons that attach the back cover to the camera and the buttons that will be removed.

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  • On the bottom of the camera, use your finger to push the lock button to the open position which will cause the hinged door to swing open.

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Image 1/2: Use your fingers to pull the battery out of the camera. Image 2/2: Use your fingers to pull the battery out of the camera.
  • Push the small black tab that holds the battery with your finger to release the battery.

  • Use your fingers to pull the battery out of the camera.

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  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove six 2.69mm, silver screws located on the two short sides of the camera and the bottom side.

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Image 1/3: To unlock the ZIF connectors, gently push the black portion of the lock from a flat position to an upright position using a spudger. Image 2/3: Take caution not to rip the ribbons out of the ZIF connectors when lifting the back panel. Image 3/3: Take caution not to rip the ribbons out of the ZIF connectors when lifting the back panel.
  • Gently lift up the back cover to access the ZIF connectors for the blue and yellow ribbons.

  • To unlock the ZIF connectors, gently push the black portion of the lock from a flat position to an upright position using a spudger.

  • Take caution not to rip the ribbons out of the ZIF connectors when lifting the back panel.

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  • Gently push the blue and yellow ribbons out of the unlocked ZIF connectors using your fingers.

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  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the 3.5 mm silver screw from the upper left hand corner of the back cover.

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Image 1/1: Plastic cover may fall off without prying.
  • Using a spudger, lift up and remove the plastic cover piece from the back cover.

  • Plastic cover may fall off without prying.

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  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the 2.69 mm silver screw located beneath the plastic piece that was previously removed.

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Image 1/1: Metal cover may fall off without prying.
  • Using a spudger, lift up and separate the heavier metal cover from the light, plastic back cover.

  • Metal cover may fall off without prying.

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Image 1/2: There might be some adhesives holding the back panel buttons to the cover. Extra force may be necessary. Image 2/2: There might be some adhesives holding the back panel buttons to the cover. Extra force may be necessary.
  • Push on the back panel buttons from the frontside of the back cover.

  • There might be some adhesives holding the back panel buttons to the cover. Extra force may be necessary.

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Conclusion

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

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