Introduction

The lens release button is a component of the camera body, and is used to release the lens from the camera body. This button can become stuck, stopping one from removing or switching lenses.

Parts

No parts required.

While completing this guide, do not touch the image sensor (the center rectangle encircled by the lens mount). Unscrew the 4 silver 1.2 mm Phillips #000 screws along the front outer lens mount.
  • While completing this guide, do not touch the image sensor (the center rectangle encircled by the lens mount).

  • Unscrew the 4 silver 1.2 mm Phillips #000 screws along the front outer lens mount.

  • Applying extra force to unscrew these 4 screws may be necessary.

  • Detach the outer lens mount ring.

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Pay attention to the positioning and order of the spacing rings for reassembly. Using your fingers, pull out the first black spacer ring.
  • Pay attention to the positioning and order of the spacing rings for reassembly.

  • Using your fingers, pull out the first black spacer ring.

  • Repeat the previous step for the second silver spacer ring.

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Unscrew the 2 silver 1.2 mm Phillips #000 screws on opposing sides in the lens ring area. Using your fingers, easily pull off lens housing. This will complete the removal of the E-mount. The lens release button and the small spring underneath will be loose.
  • Unscrew the 2 silver 1.2 mm Phillips #000 screws on opposing sides in the lens ring area.

  • Using your fingers, easily pull off lens housing. This will complete the removal of the E-mount.

  • The lens release button and the small spring underneath will be loose.

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Find the lens release button. The button should be easily removed by hand. The button should be easily removed by hand.
  • Find the lens release button.

  • The button should be easily removed by hand.

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After removing the button, the spring underneath it is uncovered and can be replaced.
  • After removing the button, the spring underneath it is uncovered and can be replaced.

  • This completes the removal of the lens release button.

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Conclusion

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

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