Introduction

Use this guide to replace a damaged front case or open the case to access other components of your camera.

Orient the camera so the button panel and LCD are facing you. Use a spudger or fingernail to open the battery compartment on the right side of the camera. Use a spudger or fingernail to open the battery compartment on the right side of the camera.
  • Orient the camera so the button panel and LCD are facing you.

  • Use a spudger or fingernail to open the battery compartment on the right side of the camera.

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Push the blue trapdoor to the left to release the battery, and remove the battery. There is no battery shown in this photo.
  • Push the blue trapdoor to the left to release the battery, and remove the battery.

  • There is no battery shown in this photo.

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Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 4 mm screw inside the battery compartment.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 4 mm screw inside the battery compartment.

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Remove the 4 mm Phillips #00 screw hiding in the external flash port.
  • Remove the 4 mm Phillips #00 screw hiding in the external flash port.

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Remove the four 5 mm Phillips #00 screws from the lens assembly.
  • Remove the four 5 mm Phillips #00 screws from the lens assembly.

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Remove the metal lens mount by hand or with tweezers.
  • Remove the metal lens mount by hand or with tweezers.

  • Be careful not to touch the sensor in the center of the lens assembly.

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Use tweezers to remove the inner metal ring.
  • Use tweezers to remove the inner metal ring.

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Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three 4 mm screws from the bottom of the case.
  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the three 4 mm screws from the bottom of the case.

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Use your hands to slowly pull the front casing away from the camera. The case is attached with multiple clips that may make a cracking noise as you pull it away from the camera.
  • Use your hands to slowly pull the front casing away from the camera.

  • The case is attached with multiple clips that may make a cracking noise as you pull it away from the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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