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Introduction

When the outer lens of an HMX-F90 Camcorder is scratched or scuffed it can require replacement. This guide will show you how to remove the outer lens

  1. Pull the release tab away from the battery. Slide the battery towards the release tab and then pull the battery away from the camcorder. Slide the battery towards the release tab and then pull the battery away from the camcorder.
    • Pull the release tab away from the battery.

    • Slide the battery towards the release tab and then pull the battery away from the camcorder.

  2. Rotate the camcorder so that the strap side is facing you. Locate and remove the three 4.5mm  Phillips #00 screws around the hand strap.
    • Rotate the camcorder so that the strap side is facing you.

    • Locate and remove the three 4.5mm Phillips #00 screws around the hand strap.

  3. Rotate the camcorder so that the battery slot is facing you. Located in the top left corner of the battery slot, remove the 4.5mm Phillips #00 screw.
    • Rotate the camcorder so that the battery slot is facing you.

    • Located in the top left corner of the battery slot, remove the 4.5mm Phillips #00 screw.

  4. Rotate the camcorder so you are looking at the bottom of the camcorder. Locate and remove the last three 4.5mm Phillips #00 screws.
    • Rotate the camcorder so you are looking at the bottom of the camcorder.

    • Locate and remove the last three 4.5mm Phillips #00 screws.

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  6. With both hands, pull the side strap apart from the rest of the camcorder. With both hands, pull the side strap apart from the rest of the camcorder. With both hands, pull the side strap apart from the rest of the camcorder.
    • With both hands, pull the side strap apart from the rest of the camcorder.

  7. Rotate the camcorder so that back is facing you. Then flip open the LCD screen. Locate and remove the 4.5mm Phillips #00 screws in the LCD screen base.
    • Rotate the camcorder so that back is facing you. Then flip open the LCD screen.

    • Locate and remove the 4.5mm Phillips #00 screws in the LCD screen base.

  8. Close the LCD screen. Then lift the silver base away from the camcorder. Close the LCD screen. Then lift the silver base away from the camcorder.
    • Close the LCD screen. Then lift the silver base away from the camcorder.

  9. Locate and remove the two 3.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the side of the camcorder. Locate and remove the two 3.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the side of the camcorder.
    • Locate and remove the two 3.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the side of the camcorder.

  10. Gradually pry off the outer casing using a prying tool. Gradually pry off the outer casing using a prying tool. Gradually pry off the outer casing using a prying tool.
    • Gradually pry off the outer casing using a prying tool.

  11. Locate and remove the three 4mm Phillips #00  screws around the lens. Gently remove the lens. Gently remove the lens.
    • Locate and remove the three 4mm Phillips #00 screws around the lens.

    • Gently remove the lens.

Conclusion

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

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