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Introduction

The bellows are the part of the camera that may be made of a material that is shiny and looks like the fluid part of an accordion.

  1. Fully extend the bellows by lifting the #1 lever. Remove the camera cover in order to make the camera easier to work with. When collapsing bellows, press down on the metal frame above the bellows.
    • Fully extend the bellows by lifting the #1 lever.

    • Remove the camera cover in order to make the camera easier to work with.

    • When collapsing bellows, press down on the metal frame above the bellows.

  2. Peel the two battery cable tabs off of the bellows.
    • Peel the two battery cable tabs off of the bellows.

  3. Remove one 15.5 mm flat head screw, with a 2.5 flathead screwdriver.
    • Remove one 15.5 mm flat head screw, with a 2.5 flathead screwdriver.

    • Remove two 2 mm flat head screws, with a 2.5 flathead screwdriver. Then carefully remove the cable cover.

    • Use the focus bar to extend bellows even further to access screws easier with the screwdriver.

  4. Open the back cover by pushing the lever on the bottom towards the left. Open the back cover by pushing the lever on the bottom towards the left.
    • Open the back cover by pushing the lever on the bottom towards the left.

  5. Remove the four 3 mm screws, which are attached to the lens of the camera, using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the four 3 mm screws, which are attached to the lens of the camera, using a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

    • To make the screws easily accessible, close the bellows by pushing on the metal frame.

    • When reassembling, orient the camera so that screws are screwed in downward and stay in place.

  6. Carefully use a classic wide metal spudger to bend the tabs of the bellows.
    • Carefully use a classic wide metal spudger to bend the tabs of the bellows.

  7. Pull the bellow tabs back with long needle nose pliers. Remove the bellows.
    • Pull the bellow tabs back with long needle nose pliers.

    • Remove the bellows.

Conclusion

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

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