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Introduction

Prior to replacing the lens-release button, the lens and the lens mount must first be removed. Following this, the button may be swiftly removed.

Parts

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  1. Turn the camera with the lens facing up.
    • Turn the camera with the lens facing up.

    • Find the lens release button - located along the side of the silver lens mount.

  2. Press and hold the lens release button while rotating the lens counterclockwise. Lift the lens when it is no longer attached to the camera.
    • Press and hold the lens release button while rotating the lens counterclockwise.

    • Lift the lens when it is no longer attached to the camera.

    • To replace the lens, align the white dot on the lens with the white dot located on the silver lens mount. (See image two)

    • Insert the lens and rotate it clockwise until it is locked in place.

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  4. While dealing with this guide, do not touch the delicate image sensor (the center rectangle encircled by the lens mount).
    • While dealing with this guide, do not touch the delicate image sensor (the center rectangle encircled by the lens mount).

    • After removing the lens, you will come into contact with the lens mount. Start by unscrewing the four 3.5 mm Phillips #00 screws.

    • The outer lens mount ring can now be removed.

  5. Pay attention to the positioning of the spacer rings for reassembly. For the first (black) spacer ring, use the tweezers to gently pry the ring out of place. Repeat this step for the second (silver) spacer ring.
    • Pay attention to the positioning of the spacer rings for reassembly.

    • For the first (black) spacer ring, use the tweezers to gently pry the ring out of place.

    • Repeat this step for the second (silver) spacer ring.

    • The third image is what the camera should look like after all spacer rings are removed.

  6. To remove the inner lens mount ring, remove the two silver 2.0 mm Phillips #00 screws. This will complete the removal of the lens mount. To remove the inner lens mount ring, remove the two silver 2.0 mm Phillips #00 screws. This will complete the removal of the lens mount.
    • To remove the inner lens mount ring, remove the two silver 2.0 mm Phillips #00 screws. This will complete the removal of the lens mount.

  7. By using tweezers, carefully remove the lens-release button by lifting upward.
    • By using tweezers, carefully remove the lens-release button by lifting upward.

Conclusion

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

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