Introduction

In this guide, the user will be instructed in removing the special feature of this camera, the close up lens.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Begin by opening the top of the camera (flash assembly) to a slight angle. Next, angle the flash assembly slightly upward and pry off the connections carefully. Be careful not to damage the ribbon cable. This is essential to the operation of the flash.
    • Begin by opening the top of the camera (flash assembly) to a slight angle.

    • Next, angle the flash assembly slightly upward and pry off the connections carefully.

    • Be careful not to damage the ribbon cable. This is essential to the operation of the flash.

  2. Slide the action button, on the bottom of the camera, to open the bottom. Slide the action button, on the bottom of the camera, to open the bottom.
    • Slide the action button, on the bottom of the camera, to open the bottom.

  3. Insert the blue plastic opening tool between the rear case and the plastic tabs directly under the shelf, and pry it loose. Pull off the face plate. Pull off the face plate.
    • Insert the blue plastic opening tool between the rear case and the plastic tabs directly under the shelf, and pry it loose.

    • Pull off the face plate.

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  5. Pry off the slider (the light gray piece) by slipping it out from beneath the tabs (their location is indicated by the two red circles).
    • Pry off the slider (the light gray piece) by slipping it out from beneath the tabs (their location is indicated by the two red circles).

  6. Pry off the face plate at the locations shown by using a rigid prying tool (either tweezers or the blue plastic opening tool). These spaces can be very tight. You'll know if you were successful if you can fully remove the face plate. You'll know if you were successful if you can fully remove the face plate.
    • Pry off the face plate at the locations shown by using a rigid prying tool (either tweezers or the blue plastic opening tool). These spaces can be very tight.

    • You'll know if you were successful if you can fully remove the face plate.

  7. Use tweezers to lift the ring of the spring off of the hook it is attached to. Gently loosen and remove the spring.
    • Use tweezers to lift the ring of the spring off of the hook it is attached to.

    • Gently loosen and remove the spring.

  8. Slide the CloseUp lens piece all the way to the left. It should separate without any resistance. Slide the CloseUp lens piece all the way to the left. It should separate without any resistance.
    • Slide the CloseUp lens piece all the way to the left. It should separate without any resistance.

  9. Make sure the last plastic piece is set all the way to the right. Using the blue plastic tool, pry it loose. It should easily pop out. Make sure the last plastic piece is set all the way to the right. Using the blue plastic tool, pry it loose. It should easily pop out.
    • Make sure the last plastic piece is set all the way to the right. Using the blue plastic tool, pry it loose. It should easily pop out.

Conclusion

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

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Which model is the "precious" one?

Dan Brown - Reply

anyone know where i can buy the close up lens?

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