Introduction

In this guide you will open the back cover and use a screwdriver to remove the camera from its housing.

Wedge the plastic opening tool between the back cover of the device and the front panel.
  • Wedge the plastic opening tool between the back cover of the device and the front panel.

  • You will hear a snapping sound as the cover is separated from the body of the device.

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Slide the opening tool along the seam between the front panel and the back cover to un-clip the remaining connections around the device.
  • Slide the opening tool along the seam between the front panel and the back cover to un-clip the remaining connections around the device.

  • Again, you will hear a snapping sound as the cover is separated from the body of the device.

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Lift the back cover from the body of the device to expose the internal components. Lift the back cover from the body of the device to expose the internal components.
  • Lift the back cover from the body of the device to expose the internal components.

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Remove the Battery The battery is secured to the back panel with tape and glue. Peel back the tape around the battery and discard it.
  • Remove the Battery

    • The battery is secured to the back panel with tape and glue.

    • Peel back the tape around the battery and discard it.

    • Tear through the adhesive holding the battery by using the spudger tool.

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Desolder the 2 Battery Wires The Battery has two wires connected to the motherboard (one black and one red). If you're unfamiliar with soldering or desoldering check out  this guide.
  • Desolder the 2 Battery Wires

    • The Battery has two wires connected to the motherboard (one black and one red).

    • If you're unfamiliar with soldering or desoldering check out this guide.

    • Be sure to wear protective eye wear. The soldering iron will become extremely hot and a potential danger, so make sure you are aware of your surroundings.

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Remove the two Phillips #00 screws attaching the housing of the camera to the device. Remove the two Phillips #00 screws attaching the housing of the camera to the device.
  • Remove the two Phillips #00 screws attaching the housing of the camera to the device.

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With the screws removed you should easily be able to remove the camera unit.
  • With the screws removed you should easily be able to remove the camera unit.

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Follow the camera unit back to the motherboard. Use the spudger tool to remove the camera.
  • Follow the camera unit back to the motherboard.

  • Use the spudger tool to remove the camera.

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Conclusion

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

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