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No parts required.

  1. Slide the battery latch down the side of the camera with your hands.
    • Slide the battery latch down the side of the camera with your hands.

    • The latch will automatically pop open.

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  2. Unlatch the clip over the battery.
    • Unlatch the clip over the battery.

    • The battery will partially pop out.

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    • Remove the battery from the camera.

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    • Remove the four 3.0mm Phillips #000 screws on the top of the camera with the phillips screwdriver.

    • Remove the additional four 3.0mm Phillips #000 screws on the bottom of the camera.

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    • Once the screws are removed, slowly remove the back casing from the rest of the camera.

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    • Then, pull the front case away from the rest of the camera.

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    • After the casing is removed, the camera should look as shown.

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    • Dislodge the round casing from the lens.

    • Pull it away from the rest of the camera.

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    • Unscrew the two 4.0mm Phillips #000 screws from the display.

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    • Pull the two ribbon cables out of their slots on the back circuit board.

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    • Remove the three 4.0mm Phillips #000 screws holding the back panel in place.

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    • Work the back panel out from under the small grey clip.

    • Slide the back panel off of the camera by dislodging it from the remaining clips.

    • Below is a flat, orange cable connecting the lens to the motherboard.

    • Be careful not to bend the back plate during this process.

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    • Turn the camera over so that you can see the front of the lens.

    • Two connectors link the lens to the motherboard.

    • Gently bring the lens away from the camera.

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    • Using the flat end of the plastic spudger tool, flip up the black tabs on the connectors.

    • Be careful not to exert too much force, as the connectors are delicate.

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    • Gently pull out the cables and move the lens away from the rest of the camera.

    • You should now have two distinct, separate components.

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    • Rotate the bottom panel upwards and pull away with your hand.

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    • Remove the one 2.5mm Phillips #000 screw on the bottom corner of the motherboard.

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    • Lift the black tab holding the top-left ribbon cable in place with the spudger tool.

    • Remove the ribbon cable with the spudger by carefully pulling the cable directly out of the slot.

    • Take care not to rip the ribbon cable when pulling it out.

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    • Lift the black tab that locks the orange ribbon cable in place.

    • Remove the ribbon cable by gently pulling it out of the slot with the spudger.

    • Take care not to rip the ribbon cable when pulling it out, and be mindful of a second cable beneath the first.

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    • Remove the second ribbon cable below the first one by gently pulling it out of the slot with the spudger.

    • Take care not to rip the ribbon cable when pulling it out.

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    • Remove the ribbon cable to the right of the bottom two ribbon cables with the spudger.

    • Take care not to rip the ribbon cable when pulling it out.

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    • Pull the motherboard out of the slot on the side of the camera where the lens used to be attached.

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    • Lift the motherboard away from the camera.

    • Detach the final ribbon cable connecting the motherboard to the rest of the camera.

    • Take care not to rip the ribbon cable when pulling it out.

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    • The motherboard should now be fully disconnected from the rest of the camera.

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Conclusion

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

Robert Potter

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