Introduction

This guide will come in very handy for other repairs on your camera because of the number of prerequisites required.

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  • Make sure the camera is powered off by pressing and holding the small, square button embedded in the top rim of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Open the hatch by gripping the small notch and sliding it outwards.
  • Locate the hatch found on the bottom of the camera.

  • Open the hatch by gripping the small notch and sliding it outwards.

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Image 1/1: The battery is spring loaded and will pop out slightly when the arm is moved.
  • Push the small, plastic arm out of the way to free the battery.

  • The battery is spring loaded and will pop out slightly when the arm is moved.

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Image 1/1: To reinsert, there is a triangle on the battery indicating which direction to slide it in.
  • Pull the battery out of the camera and close the hatch.

  • To reinsert, there is a triangle on the battery indicating which direction to slide it in.

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Image 1/3: Be sure to keep track of the side each screw comes from, as they come in different lengths. Image 2/3: Be sure to keep track of the side each screw comes from, as they come in different lengths. Image 3/3: Be sure to keep track of the side each screw comes from, as they come in different lengths.
  • Using your Phillips #000 Screwdriver, remove the eight screws located around the sides and bottom of the camera.

    • Be sure to keep track of the side each screw comes from, as they come in different lengths.

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Image 1/2: Gently pull off the rear panel surrounding the display. Image 2/2: There are still three green wires connecting the panel to the rest of the camera.
  • Orient the camera so the display is facing up.

  • Gently pull off the rear panel surrounding the display.

  • There are still three green wires connecting the panel to the rest of the camera.

  • Use your prying tool if you have difficulties removing the panel by hand.

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  • Remove the eight black screws connecting the keypad circuit board to the rear panel.

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  • With a plastic opening tool, gently remove the chrome framing on the left and right sides of the camera.

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Image 1/1: Gently lift up the front panel to remove it from the rest of the camera.
  • Flip the camera over so the lens is facing up.

  • Gently lift up the front panel to remove it from the rest of the camera.

  • Use your plastic opening tool if you have difficulties removing the panel by hand.

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Image 1/1: Using your plastic opening tool, lift the display out of its metal housing.
  • Flip the device over to where the display is located.

  • Using your plastic opening tool, lift the display out of its metal housing.

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Image 1/1: Using your plastic opening tool, gently lift the black bar holding the orange ribbon to the camera.
  • Locate the orange ribbon connecting the display to the camera.

  • Using your plastic opening tool, gently lift the black bar holding the orange ribbon to the camera.

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Image 1/1: Pull slowly to avoid severing the orange ribbon from the display.
  • With two fingers held firmly on the display, gently pull the orange ribbon out of the camera.

  • Pull slowly to avoid severing the orange ribbon from the display.

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Conclusion

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

Devin Farnsworth

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