Unscrew the four (three black, one silver) 4 mm screws on the bottom of the camcorder. Unscrew the four (three black, one silver) 4 mm screws on the bottom of the camcorder.
  • Unscrew the four (three black, one silver) 4 mm screws on the bottom of the camcorder.

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Unscrew the three 6 mm screws on the right side of the camcorder.
  • Unscrew the three 6 mm screws on the right side of the camcorder.

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Pull back the charging port cover and remove the 4 mm screw on the camera
  • Pull back the charging port cover and remove the 4 mm screw on the camera

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Unscrew the two black 4 mm screws on the left side of the camcorder under the LCD (One close to the hinge and one close to the back, upper corner of the camcorder). Unscrew the two black 4 mm screws on the left side of the camcorder under the LCD (One close to the hinge and one close to the back, upper corner of the camcorder).
  • Unscrew the two black 4 mm screws on the left side of the camcorder under the LCD (One close to the hinge and one close to the back, upper corner of the camcorder).

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  • Pull the casing under the hand strap directly outward and gently so the ribbon cable is not damaged.

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Grab the ribbon cable at the connection point with tweezers and slowly lift up until the connection is separated, this connects the HDD to the motherboard.
  • Grab the ribbon cable at the connection point with tweezers and slowly lift up until the connection is separated, this connects the HDD to the motherboard.

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Unscrew the two black 4 mm screws from metal casing around the motherboard.
  • Unscrew the two black 4 mm screws from metal casing around the motherboard.

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Remove the black 4 mm screw from the back of the camcorder underneath where the battery would have been. Remove the black 4 mm screw from the back of the camcorder underneath where the battery would have been.
  • Remove the black 4 mm screw from the back of the camcorder underneath where the battery would have been.

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Pull the plastic cover on the back out and up slightly until the back feels like it’s free, then pull back on the plastic (The top cover piece and back will be detached). Pull the plastic cover on the back out and up slightly until the back feels like it’s free, then pull back on the plastic (The top cover piece and back will be detached). Pull the plastic cover on the back out and up slightly until the back feels like it’s free, then pull back on the plastic (The top cover piece and back will be detached).
  • Pull the plastic cover on the back out and up slightly until the back feels like it’s free, then pull back on the plastic (The top cover piece and back will be detached).

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Grab the plastic piece that covered the back of the camcorder.
  • Grab the plastic piece that covered the back of the camcorder.

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Unlock the copper ribbon cable using the blue pry tool then gently detach the ribbon cable using the tweezers. Unlock the copper ribbon cable using the blue pry tool then gently detach the ribbon cable using the tweezers.
  • Unlock the copper ribbon cable using the blue pry tool then gently detach the ribbon cable using the tweezers.

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Unscrew the four silver 4 mm screws underneath the plastic outer cover to gain access to the bottom of the zoom lever. Unscrew the four silver 4 mm screws underneath the plastic outer cover to gain access to the bottom of the zoom lever.
  • Unscrew the four silver 4 mm screws underneath the plastic outer cover to gain access to the bottom of the zoom lever.

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Pull on the black piece that is connected to the under part of the zoom lever using the tweezers while you push the back piece into an angle. BE CAREFUL not to disconnect the red and black wires (The zoom lever is ready to be replaced.) Pull on the black piece that is connected to the under part of the zoom lever using the tweezers while you push the back piece into an angle. BE CAREFUL not to disconnect the red and black wires (The zoom lever is ready to be replaced.)
  • Pull on the black piece that is connected to the under part of the zoom lever using the tweezers while you push the back piece into an angle. BE CAREFUL not to disconnect the red and black wires (The zoom lever is ready to be replaced.)

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Gently pull on the red and black wires directly outward until it is detached.
  • Gently pull on the red and black wires directly outward until it is detached.

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Unscrew the two silver screws on the back panel. Unscrew the two silver screws on the back panel.
  • Unscrew the two silver screws on the back panel.

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Push in on the tab and lift on the metal bracket to take off the metal bracket from the back panel. Push in on the tab and lift on the metal bracket to take off the metal bracket from the back panel. Push in on the tab and lift on the metal bracket to take off the metal bracket from the back panel.
  • Push in on the tab and lift on the metal bracket to take off the metal bracket from the back panel.

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Pull up on the larger orange piece then gently pull out to release it from the plastic back panel (The charging port is ready to be replaced). Pull up on the larger orange piece then gently pull out to release it from the plastic back panel (The charging port is ready to be replaced).
  • Pull up on the larger orange piece then gently pull out to release it from the plastic back panel (The charging port is ready to be replaced).

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Conclusion

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

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Great Info. Where I can buy this charging port?

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