1. Locate the cover on the bottom of the camera.
    • Locate the cover on the bottom of the camera.

    • Slide the cover towards the back of the camera.

    • Be careful—the battery can slide out on its own.

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  2. Carefully remove the exposed battery.
    • Carefully remove the exposed battery.

      • If it is difficult to remove, flip over the camera and the battery will slide out.

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    • Locate and remove the 3mm screws on the top and sides of the camera with the size 00 screwdriver.

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    • Pull the two halves of the camera apart.

    • Place the two halves down with the insides facing you.

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    • Find the two clips holding the motherboard to the black lens box.

    • Slide the plastic opening tool in between the ribbon and the black part of the clip, then flip it. (If difficult, your fingernail can also be used)

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    • After releasing the clips, pull out black lens box.

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    • Use the plastic opening tool to flip the clip.

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    • Grab the white part and slide it to the right until it clicks.

      • This may require some force.

    • Pull out the flash.

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    • Use the plastic opening tool to release the clips.

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    • Flip the motherboard unit over.

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    • Pull the ribbon to separate the motherboard unit from the camera case.

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    • Use the #00 screwdriver to remove the 3mm screw located inside the white plastic piece.

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    • Remove the white plastic piece.

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    • Use the #00 screwdriver to remove the 3mm screw.

    • This is the back of the motherboard unit.

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    • The only thing holding the motherboard in are stationary clips.

    • Move the motherboard back and forth until it is loose and can be released from the motherboard unit.

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    • You are left with the motherboard unit (on the left) and actual detached mother board (on the right).

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Conclusion

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

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