Introduction

This guide provides a great explanation about how to replace the lens of the Polaroid cube.

Due to the thickness and width of the screws, make sure to carefully remove them using a screwdriver and a magnet pad.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the SD card cover by twisting it  using a Plastic Opening Tool
  • Remove the SD card cover by twisting it using a Plastic Opening Tool

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Use the Plastic Opening tool to pry off and remove the front cover.
  • Use the Plastic Opening tool to pry off and remove the front cover.

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Using a J00 head screwdriver, remove the four 3.27mm screws from the front of the camera near the lens.
  • Using a J00 head screwdriver, remove the four 3.27mm screws from the front of the camera near the lens.

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Use the Plastic Opening Tool to pry open the shell of the camera. There are four latches, one at each corner, that you will need to detach.
  • Use the Plastic Opening Tool to pry open the shell of the camera.

  • There are four latches, one at each corner, that you will need to detach.

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Remove shell from top and bottom of camera.
  • Remove shell from top and bottom of camera.

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Remove the rubber seal wrapped around the camera.
  • Remove the rubber seal wrapped around the camera.

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Remove the tape wrapped around the battery. Remove the tape wrapped around the battery.
  • Remove the tape wrapped around the battery.

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Using a J00 head screwdriver, unscrew the four 3.46mm screws from the top and bottom circuit board. Using a J00 head screwdriver, unscrew the four 3.46mm screws from the top and bottom circuit board. Using a J00 head screwdriver, unscrew the four 3.46mm screws from the top and bottom circuit board.
  • Using a J00 head screwdriver, unscrew the four 3.46mm screws from the top and bottom circuit board.

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the circuit board that the battery is connected to. Use the plastic opening tool to remove the circuit board that the battery is connected to.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the circuit board that the battery is connected to.

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Gently remove the battery pin connector  from the circuit board.
  • Gently remove the battery pin connector from the circuit board.

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Use a J00 screwdriver to unscrew the two circled 3.5mm Phillips-head screws from the circuit board. Use a J00 screwdriver to unscrew the two circled 3.5mm Phillips-head screws from the circuit board.
  • Use a J00 screwdriver to unscrew the two circled 3.5mm Phillips-head screws from the circuit board.

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Use a J00 head screwdriver to unscrew the two 3.5mm screws from the circuit board. Use a J00 head screwdriver to unscrew the two 3.5mm screws from the circuit board.
  • Use a J00 head screwdriver to unscrew the two 3.5mm screws from the circuit board.

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Remove the lens from the unscrewed circuit board and replace the broken lens.
  • Remove the lens from the unscrewed circuit board and replace the broken lens.

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Conclusion

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

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