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Introduction

If the zooming lens of your Ricoh Shotmaster 130Z camera is broken or malfunctioning, this guide will show you how to replace it step-by-step.

  1. Set the dials to "A" (Auto), and Off mode.
    • Set the dials to "A" (Auto), and Off mode.

    • You will not be able to move these dials once the case has been opened.

  2. Remove the 5 Phillips screws from the sides and the back. Remove the 5 Phillips screws from the sides and the back. Remove the 5 Phillips screws from the sides and the back.
    • Remove the 5 Phillips screws from the sides and the back.

  3. Remove the 5mm JIS #00 screws from the bottom of the camera. Pay attention to the 6mm screws on the sides of the tripod slot, as they are a slightly different size from the rest of the screws. However, you still may use a J00 screwdriver to remove them.
    • Remove the 5mm JIS #00 screws from the bottom of the camera.

    • Pay attention to the 6mm screws on the sides of the tripod slot, as they are a slightly different size from the rest of the screws. However, you still may use a J00 screwdriver to remove them.

  4. Using an opening tool, lift the case of the tripod slot (on the bottom) until the back portion of the case is released. Continue to use the the opening tool to insert it and lift right next to the strap of the camera.
    • Using an opening tool, lift the case of the tripod slot (on the bottom) until the back portion of the case is released.

    • Continue to use the the opening tool to insert it and lift right next to the strap of the camera.

    • This will release the front portion of the case.

  5. Use a JIS #0 screwdriver to remove the three marked screws found around the perimeter of the lens. Use a JIS #0 screwdriver to remove the three marked screws found around the perimeter of the lens. Use a JIS #0 screwdriver to remove the three marked screws found around the perimeter of the lens.
    • Use a JIS #0 screwdriver to remove the three marked screws found around the perimeter of the lens.

  6. Proceed to remove the two screws using a JIS #00 screwdriver. Use tweezers to lift the lens off of the board. Use tweezers to lift the lens off of the board.
    • Proceed to remove the two screws using a JIS #00 screwdriver.

    • Use tweezers to lift the lens off of the board.

Conclusion

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

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