Introduction

This guide will teach the reader how to install a new case of the camera. If the case on the camera gets cracked or is starting to come apart, this guide will help to replace it with a new case.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Flip the camera over so the bottom is facing you.

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  • Open the cover on the bottom by sliding it in the direction of the arrow.

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  • Remove the batteries by pulling up on the top with your fingers.

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Image 1/1: Remove the two 4.70mm screws in the bottom of the plastic casing.
  • Unless otherwise stated, use a phillips #00 screwdriver to remove screws.

  • Remove the two 4.70mm screws in the bottom of the plastic casing.

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  • Remove the four 4.70mm screws in the left side of the camera.

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  • Now on the side with the strap, remove the other four 4.70mm screws.

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Image 1/3: It is easiest to pry to case apart if your start at the bottom. Image 2/3: The case should come apart with minimal effort. If  it doesn't, you can use a tool such as a Spudger or Plastic Opening tool. Image 3/3: The case should come apart with minimal effort. If  it doesn't, you can use a tool such as a Spudger or Plastic Opening tool.
  • Use your thumbs to pry the case apart.

  • It is easiest to pry to case apart if your start at the bottom.

  • The case should come apart with minimal effort. If it doesn't, you can use a tool such as a Spudger or Plastic Opening tool.

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Image 1/1: Pull the bottom half of the inner camera out of case about half an inch. This may be difficult and force is necessary.
  • This step requires a significant amount of force.

  • Pull the bottom half of the inner camera out of case about half an inch. This may be difficult and force is necessary.

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Image 1/2: Once the bottom of the inner camera is pulled out about an inch and a half, pull the device out completely. Image 2/2: When completely removing the device from the case, use a firm grasp with your hands for stability and control.
  • While pulling the camera out of the case, note the small soft plastic cover on the side of the camera. This cover will detach from the rest of the device.

  • Once the bottom of the inner camera is pulled out about an inch and a half, pull the device out completely.

  • When completely removing the device from the case, use a firm grasp with your hands for stability and control.

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Conclusion

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

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