Introduction

The USB is a very important part of the Sony Bloggie as it is the only way to get your movies from the camera to a computer. This guide will show you how to install a new USB drive in the Sony Bloggie 3D.

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  • Remove the two 2.5mm Phillips #00 screws using the Philips #00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: After the the cover is partly open as shown, remove the cover with your hands. Image 2/2: After the the cover is partly open as shown, remove the cover with your hands.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry the cover open.

  • After the the cover is partly open as shown, remove the cover with your hands.

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  • Using your hand, or a pair of tweezers, remove the ZIF connector by gently pulling it out of the dock on the circuit board.

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Image 1/2: Once the back cover is loose, remove it gently by hand. Image 2/2: Once the back cover is loose, remove it gently by hand.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to loosen the back cover off the device.

  • Once the back cover is loose, remove it gently by hand.

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Image 1/2: Two 4.0mm Phillips #00 screws Image 2/2: One 8.0mm Phillips #00 screw
  • Once the back cover is removed, by using the opening tool, remove the following screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • Two 4.0mm Phillips #00 screws

    • One 8.0mm Phillips #00 screw

    • One 9.5mm Phillips #00 screw

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  • Using a spudger, remove the clips of the metal casing from each end of the USB drive.

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  • Carefully lift the USB drive off of the peg that it is attached to.

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  • Now that the USB component is on its own, untangle the ribbon from inside the device.

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  • Now remove the ZIF connector from the device using a pair of tweezers.

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Conclusion

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

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