Introduction

This guide provides instructions for removal of the glass lens cover on the front of the camcorder's water proof case. There are small screws and a glass part in this repair, so have a clean work space and keep the case on a flat surface to avoid losing screws or dropping the glass lens cover.

Parts

No parts required.

Place waterproof case on flat surface, with the lens cover facing up.
  • Place waterproof case on flat surface, with the lens cover facing up.

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Remove the six 4.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the black lens cover trim. Remove the six 4.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the black lens cover trim.
  • Remove the six 4.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the black lens cover trim.

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While holding the black lens cover trim tight to the case, flip the case over so that the lens cover is rested on your work surface. While holding the black lens cover trim tight to the case, flip the case over so that the lens cover is rested on your work surface.
  • While holding the black lens cover trim tight to the case, flip the case over so that the lens cover is rested on your work surface.

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Apply pressure to the lens cover with your thumb, and use your other fingers to pull up on the case, separating the lens and lens trim from the case. Apply pressure to the lens cover with your thumb, and use your other fingers to pull up on the case, separating the lens and lens trim from the case.
  • Apply pressure to the lens cover with your thumb, and use your other fingers to pull up on the case, separating the lens and lens trim from the case.

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There is a small plastic key on the black bezel that aligns it to the case. Be sure to line this up during reassembly. There is a small plastic key on the black bezel that aligns it to the case. Be sure to line this up during reassembly.
  • There is a small plastic key on the black bezel that aligns it to the case. Be sure to line this up during reassembly.

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Conclusion

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

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Hello, do you know where I can acquire a replacement water proof case for my Vivitar DVR 787 HD action camcorder?

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