Introduction

This process involves removing the back cover, the front cover, and the zoom mechanism of the camera. After, the lens cover can be removed from the front cover.

Parts

No parts required.

Unscrew a total of seven screws from the left, right, bottom, and back sides of the camera. Unscrew a total of seven screws from the left, right, bottom, and back sides of the camera.
  • Unscrew a total of seven screws from the left, right, bottom, and back sides of the camera.

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To remove back cover, begin by loosening the back cover from both the left and the right sides of the camera. Remove back cover. After the back cover is removed, the lid of the battery compartment may fall off because it is not securely attached to anything. Remove back cover. After the back cover is removed, the lid of the battery compartment may fall off because it is not securely attached to anything.
  • To remove back cover, begin by loosening the back cover from both the left and the right sides of the camera.

  • Remove back cover. After the back cover is removed, the lid of the battery compartment may fall off because it is not securely attached to anything.

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In order to remove the front cover, the film compartment must be opened. To open the film compartment, place your finger on top of the grey latch on the left side of the camera. Push down on the grey latch. The film compartment door should pop open.
  • In order to remove the front cover, the film compartment must be opened.

  • To open the film compartment, place your finger on top of the grey latch on the left side of the camera.

  • Push down on the grey latch. The film compartment door should pop open.

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The following step to remove the film compartment door is optional. However, it may aid in the maneuvering of the camera in future steps. To remove the film compartment door, take a thin object such as a toothpick or a small screwdriver and push down on the metal pin holding the film compartment door in place. After pushing the metal pin down, use your fingers to completely remove the metal pin.
  • The following step to remove the film compartment door is optional. However, it may aid in the maneuvering of the camera in future steps.

  • To remove the film compartment door, take a thin object such as a toothpick or a small screwdriver and push down on the metal pin holding the film compartment door in place.

  • After pushing the metal pin down, use your fingers to completely remove the metal pin.

  • After the metal pin has been removed, the film compartment door can be removed.

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Unscrew two screws from within the film compartment. These screws are located at the bottom left and the middle right and require a thin shaft screwdriver. Unscrew two screws from within the film compartment. These screws are located at the bottom left and the middle right and require a thin shaft screwdriver.
  • Unscrew two screws from within the film compartment. These screws are located at the bottom left and the middle right and require a thin shaft screwdriver.

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To remove the front cover, begin by loosening the front cover from the left and the right sides of the camera. Remove the front cover. Remove the front cover.
  • To remove the front cover, begin by loosening the front cover from the left and the right sides of the camera.

  • Remove the front cover.

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The lens cover is only attached to the front cover of the camera. Set the rest of the camera aside. In order to reach the lens cover, the zoom mechanism must be removed. Unscrew three screws from the front cover that hold the zoom mechanism in place.
  • The lens cover is only attached to the front cover of the camera. Set the rest of the camera aside.

  • In order to reach the lens cover, the zoom mechanism must be removed.

  • Unscrew three screws from the front cover that hold the zoom mechanism in place.

  • Remove the zoom mechanism.

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Unscrew the five screws that hold the lens cover plate and metal brace in place. Remove metal brace. Remove lens cover plate.
  • Unscrew the five screws that hold the lens cover plate and metal brace in place.

  • Remove metal brace.

  • Remove lens cover plate.

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To remove lens cover, push the lens cover from the outside of the front cover towards the inside of the front cover. Remove the lens cover.
  • To remove lens cover, push the lens cover from the outside of the front cover towards the inside of the front cover.

  • Remove the lens cover.

  • The metal arm attached to the lens cover is not securely attached and may fall off.

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Conclusion

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

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