Introduction

This guide will provide you with step-by-step help for removing the back casing on the Pentax Optio WP Digital Camera.

The camera used to make this manual does not contain a battery or SD card
  • The camera used to make this manual does not contain a battery or SD card

  • Orient the camera so you are looking at the bottom and the battery compartment is on the right hand side.

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Unlock the battery compartment by sliding the lock switch to the unlock position (away from the arrow). Firmly push the battery cover to the right and swing open.
  • Unlock the battery compartment by sliding the lock switch to the unlock position (away from the arrow).

  • Firmly push the battery cover to the right and swing open.

  • The battery will be located in the larger bottom slot. Slide the plastic orange tab to remove the battery.

  • The SD card will be located in the smaller, top slot. Push the SD card directly in to hear a small clicking sound. Then pull out the SD card.

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With the battery cover swung open, use the spudger to remove the DC IN sticker. Remove the 4.3 mm silver screw revealed.
  • With the battery cover swung open, use the spudger to remove the DC IN sticker.

  • Remove the 4.3 mm silver screw revealed.

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Reorient the camera so it is upright and you are looking at the back screen. Remove the rubber covers in the upper and lower right side corners. Insert spudger in between the camera case and the rubber cover and push them out of their sockets. Grab the rubbers with the tweezers and set them aside. Remove both of the 4.3 mm silver screws revealed.
  • Reorient the camera so it is upright and you are looking at the back screen.

  • Remove the rubber covers in the upper and lower right side corners. Insert spudger in between the camera case and the rubber cover and push them out of their sockets. Grab the rubbers with the tweezers and set them aside. Remove both of the 4.3 mm silver screws revealed.

  • Remove the 4.3 mm silver screw in the lower left corner which resides under the sliding battery cover.

  • When removing the screw in the lower left corner, you may need to gently pry open the casing to dislodge the screw.

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Locate the 5.3mm silver screw on the edge closest to the upper left corner of the LCD screen and remove it.
  • Locate the 5.3mm silver screw on the edge closest to the upper left corner of the LCD screen and remove it.

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With the spudger, pry back the cover starting with the outer edge to release. Lift the back cover off gently from left to right. Be cautious of the copper ribbon attached to the back buttons. Detach the copper ribbon from the internals of the camera by placing a finger on top of the terminal and gently pulling on the back casing.
  • With the spudger, pry back the cover starting with the outer edge to release.

  • Lift the back cover off gently from left to right. Be cautious of the copper ribbon attached to the back buttons.

  • Detach the copper ribbon from the internals of the camera by placing a finger on top of the terminal and gently pulling on the back casing.

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Conclusion

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

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