Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1: All screws are the same size and length and can be used interchangably.
  • Begin by placing the camera upside down and removing the three small center screws.

  • All screws are the same size and length and can be used interchangably.

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Image 1/2: Turn the camera 180 degrees onto its other side and remove the two small screws on either side of the silver panel. Image 2/2: Turn the camera 180 degrees onto its other side and remove the two small screws on either side of the silver panel.
  • Turn the camera on its side (Counterclockwise). Remove the two small screws on either side of the silver panel.

  • Turn the camera 180 degrees onto its other side and remove the two small screws on either side of the silver panel.

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Image 1/3: Carefully remove the camera's tripod mount and place it aside. Image 2/3: Be careful not to lose this piece. Image 3/3: Rotate the silver panel labeled 4x clockwise.
  • Locate the camera's tripod mount located on the bottom of the camera.

  • Carefully remove the camera's tripod mount and place it aside.

  • Be careful not to lose this piece.

  • Rotate the silver panel labeled 4x clockwise.

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Image 1/2: Gently twist the bottom corner clockwise until you feel the side panel unlock. Image 2/2: Lift off the side panel and set aside.
  • Align the camera so that the side with "4x Optical Zoom" is facing toward you.

  • Gently twist the bottom corner clockwise until you feel the side panel unlock.

  • Lift off the side panel and set aside.

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Image 1/2: Gently lift the panel vertically until it lifts off Image 2/2: Take care to not lose the small rectangular portion on the bottom of the panel.
  • Rotate the camera 180 degrees to face the side panel with the lanyard loop on it.

  • Gently lift the panel vertically until it lifts off

  • Take care to not lose the small rectangular portion on the bottom of the panel.

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Image 1/3: Gently pry the screen portion from the camera portion with your fingers or a plastic prybar. Image 2/3: Do not fully separate the two components! the screen is attached by two ribbon cables. Image 3/3: Lay the display flat to expose the circuit board and the display control ribbon cables.
  • Position the camera so the bottom is facing up and the display away from the surface.

  • Gently pry the screen portion from the camera portion with your fingers or a plastic prybar.

  • Do not fully separate the two components! the screen is attached by two ribbon cables.

  • Lay the display flat to expose the circuit board and the display control ribbon cables.

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Image 1/1: Remove the ribbon cable connecting the LCD display and camera sensor / battery housing.
  • Using a flat head screw driver gently pry up on the tab securing the larger ribbon cable which connects the display screen and camera sensor / battery housing.

  • Remove the ribbon cable connecting the LCD display and camera sensor / battery housing.

  • Following the same procedure, uninstall the ribbon cable connecting the main camera controls to the camera sensor and battery housing

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Image 1/3: Carefully place a flathead screwdriver under the left ribbon cable connection point and pull up to disconnect. Image 2/3: Repeat the previous step but this time carefully remove the right ribbon cable connection point. Image 3/3: After both sides of the ribbon cable have been disconnected it is ready to be replaced.
  • Now turn your attention to the camera sensor and battery housing. Identify the two connection points of the large ribbon cable.

  • Carefully place a flathead screwdriver under the left ribbon cable connection point and pull up to disconnect.

  • Repeat the previous step but this time carefully remove the right ribbon cable connection point.

  • After both sides of the ribbon cable have been disconnected it is ready to be replaced.

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Conclusion

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

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