Introduction

This is a comprehensive guide on how to disassemble and replace the outer casing of the Sony HDR-AS30V.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Power off the device. Remove the component jack cover.
    • Power off the device. Remove the component jack cover.

    • Open component door.

    • Using the Phillips 00 screwdriver, remove the two screws holding the jack cover in place.

  2. Open the battery door.
    • Open the battery door.

    • Slide the battery cap along the length of the camera, then flip the cap outward. Use caution; there may be internal damage affecting the functionality of the sliding mechanism.

    • Prepare to remove outer casing.

    • Using the 2.5 mm precision slotted screwdriver, insert the tip of the screwdriver under the holder to wedge. Use caution when preparing to wedge apart fragile components.

    • Separate Casing from Device.

    • With the screwdriver wedged, apply slight force while pulling the casing away from the device. Use caution to avoid causing damage to fragile parts.

    • With the outer casing pulled away from the device, take note of the orientation of the inner component to avoid an electrical short.

    • Once the orientation of the inner component is noted, slide the inner component out of the casing. You may now replace the broken casing with a new one.

Conclusion

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

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