Introduction

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

We highly suggest you use a magnetic project mat or an organization tray. This camera has many different types of screws and keeping them organized is key to proper reassembly.

If you haven't done so already, remove the lens from the camera. Turn the camera upside down. Slide the button to the left to open the battery compartment.
  • If you haven't done so already, remove the lens from the camera.

  • Turn the camera upside down.

  • Slide the button to the left to open the battery compartment.

  • Push the blue button up to release the battery.

  • The battery is not shown in these photos.

Remove the four 7.3 mm Phillips screws from the front of the lens assembly. Remove the silver ring with tweezers.
  • Remove the four 7.3 mm Phillips screws from the front of the lens assembly.

  • Remove the silver ring with tweezers.

Use tweezers to remove the black plastic ring and small metal ring inside the lens assembly. Use tweezers to remove the black plastic ring and small metal ring inside the lens assembly.
  • Use tweezers to remove the black plastic ring and small metal ring inside the lens assembly.

Use tweezers to lift the pyramid screw and spring from the lens assembly. Use tweezers to lift the pyramid screw and spring from the lens assembly. Use tweezers to lift the pyramid screw and spring from the lens assembly.
  • Use tweezers to lift the pyramid screw and spring from the lens assembly.

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Remove the three 4.3 mm Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera. Remove the 4.3 mm Phillips screw hiding inside the battery compartment.
  • Remove the three 4.3 mm Phillips screws from the bottom of the camera.

  • Remove the 4.3 mm Phillips screw hiding inside the battery compartment.

Remove the 4.2 mm Phillips screw from the left handgrip. Remove the two 4.2 mm Phillips screws from the right handgrip.
  • Remove the 4.2 mm Phillips screw from the left handgrip.

  • Remove the two 4.2 mm Phillips screws from the right handgrip.

Use tweezers to remove the metal shield from the external flash mount. Use tweezers to remove the metal shield from the external flash mount.
  • Use tweezers to remove the metal shield from the external flash mount.

Remove the four 5 mm Phillips screws from the external flash mount .
  • Remove the four 5 mm Phillips screws from the external flash mount .

Remove the external flash mount. Remove the external flash mount.
  • Remove the external flash mount.

Slowly pull the bottom of the back case away from the camera. Do not attempt to remove the back case as it is attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable.
  • Slowly pull the bottom of the back case away from the camera.

  • Do not attempt to remove the back case as it is attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable.

Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the flat topped connector straight up from the motherboard. Remove the back case. Remove the back case.
  • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the flat topped connector straight up from the motherboard.

  • Remove the back case.

Conclusion

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

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