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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the buttons on the back of the camera that control the various menu options.

  1. Remove all four 1 mm JIS #00 screws from the back of the camera. Remove all four 1 mm JIS #00 screws from the back of the camera.
    • Remove all four 1 mm JIS #00 screws from the back of the camera.

  2. Use your finger to peel the grip off the top of the camera.
    • Use your finger to peel the grip off the top of the camera.

    • For best results, start from the right side of the camera, opposite the buttons.

    • Once the grip is removed, you will most likely lose the water-tight seal.

  3. Use the tweezers to remove the two buttons from the top of the camera.
    • Use the tweezers to remove the two buttons from the top of the camera.

    • The buttons may fall out while removing the grip.

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  5. Remove the three 1 mm JIS #000 screws from the top. Remove the 1 mm JIS #000 screw from the bottom. Remove the 1 mm JIS #000 screw from the bottom.
    • Remove the three 1 mm JIS #000 screws from the top.

    • Remove the 1 mm JIS #000 screw from the bottom.

  6. Carefully separate the back and the front of the camera.
    • Carefully separate the back and the front of the camera.

    • There are three ribbon cables connecting the two boards. Be careful not to tear them.

  7. Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the small retaining flaps on the ribbon cable ZIF connectors.
    • Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the small retaining flaps on the ribbon cable ZIF connectors.

    • Carefully pull the ribbon cables out of their sockets.

  8. Remove the eight JS#000 screws using a screwdriver and lift panel up. This screw does not need to be removed.
    • Remove the eight JS#000 screws using a screwdriver and lift panel up.

    • This screw does not need to be removed.

  9. Once panel is removed the button 'sheet' can be removed.
    • Once panel is removed the button 'sheet' can be removed.

Conclusion

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

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