Introduction

The front panel is attached to the main case of the camera. It can be removed with a small blue plastic opening tool.

The front panel does not include the lens, but does allow you access to other internal parts of the camera; or, to replace a damaged front panel.

Parts

No parts required.

Push the battery door switch to the left. Lift the battery door up.
  • Push the battery door switch to the left.

  • Lift the battery door up.

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Lift the battery tab up. Remove the battery by pulling the removal tab. Remove the battery by pulling the removal tab.
  • Lift the battery tab up.

  • Remove the battery by pulling the removal tab.

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Introduce the plastic opening tool into any of the sides of the camera. Pry with the plastic opening tool at the seam between the front and the back panel.
  • Introduce the plastic opening tool into any of the sides of the camera.

  • Pry with the plastic opening tool at the seam between the front and the back panel.

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Slide  prying tool along the seam until front panel is fully separated from the back panel. Slide  prying tool along the seam until front panel is fully separated from the back panel. Slide  prying tool along the seam until front panel is fully separated from the back panel.
  • Slide prying tool along the seam until front panel is fully separated from the back panel.

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Conclusion

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

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3 Comments

Where do you get a spare front panel, the small plastic hooks break easily

ltkipras - Reply

I would like to know too because i had a crash and i lost the ring that goes around the lens.

fabiocastroam -

For what is the black Strip with the gold plated contact on the front panel? Is that a check for installated front panel, and can i fake them for an replacement panel?

shguro - Reply

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