Introduction

This guide instructs you in the removal of the side panel of your Canon Optura 100MC. This disassembly is a prerequisite to many other internal repairs, such as buttons and speaker.

Pièces

Aucune pièce nécessaire.

Orient the camera with the hand strap facing you.
  • Orient the camera with the hand strap facing you.

  • Remove the two 4mm #00 Philips screws.

  • When the screws are removed, the black plate will easily come off as well as the two metal plates under it. Be careful to not let them fall or get lost.

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Lift the strap up.
  • Lift the strap up.

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Orient the camera so that the back button panel and viewfinder are facing you.
  • Orient the camera so that the back button panel and viewfinder are facing you.

  • Push the "Battery Release" button to the side and hold.

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While holding the battery release button to the side, slide the battery towards you, past the release button.
  • While holding the battery release button to the side, slide the battery towards you, past the release button.

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Orient the camera so that the viewfinder is on your left and the lens is on your right.
  • Orient the camera so that the viewfinder is on your left and the lens is on your right.

  • Remove the 4mm #00 Phillips screw.

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Reorient the camera with the back button pad and viewfinder towards you.
  • Reorient the camera with the back button pad and viewfinder towards you.

  • Remove the three 4mm #00 Phillips screws shown on the rear face of camcorder.

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Remove the plastic cover from the rear of the camcorder by gently pulling it towards you while holding the camera as shown. The Battery Should be removed at this point, please ignore it in the picture.
  • Remove the plastic cover from the rear of the camcorder by gently pulling it towards you while holding the camera as shown.

  • The Battery Should be removed at this point, please ignore it in the picture.

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Remove the 4mm #00 Phillips screw located to the right of the LCD release switch.
  • Remove the 4mm #00 Phillips screw located to the right of the LCD release switch.

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Open the LCD by using the release switch.
  • Open the LCD by using the release switch.

  • Reorient the camera with the playback button pad and edge of LCD screen facing you.

  • Remove the 4mm #00 Phillips screw shown.

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Reorient the camera with the top facing you.  The side with the LCD screen should be on the right and the other side panel should be on the right.
  • Reorient the camera with the top facing you. The side with the LCD screen should be on the right and the other side panel should be on the right.

  • Open the pop up flash on the top of the camcorder.

  • A loud clicking noise is expected.

  • Remove the 4mm #00 Phillips screw shown.

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Reorient the camera with the bottom facing you, LCD screen on the right, side panel on the left. Open the tape deck by sliding the switch and moving the deck cover to the left as shown.
  • Reorient the camera with the bottom facing you, LCD screen on the right, side panel on the left.

  • Open the tape deck by sliding the switch and moving the deck cover to the left as shown.

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Remove 4mm #00 Phillips screw.
  • Remove 4mm #00 Phillips screw.

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Reorient camera with lens facing  you.
  • Reorient camera with lens facing you.

  • Remove the #00 Philips 4mm screw shown on the hinge of the tape deck cover.

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To remove the camcorder lens hood, twist the hood to counterclockwise and it will come loose, then pull towards you. To remove the camcorder lens hood, twist the hood to counterclockwise and it will come loose, then pull towards you.
  • To remove the camcorder lens hood, twist the hood to counterclockwise and it will come loose, then pull towards you.

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Close the tape deck by gently pushing it toward the body of the camera. Slide and remove the plastic cover on the bottom right, exposing the interface shown.
  • Close the tape deck by gently pushing it toward the body of the camera.

  • Slide and remove the plastic cover on the bottom right, exposing the interface shown.

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Gently pull the front plastic cover towards you to remove. Gently pull the front plastic cover towards you to remove.
  • Gently pull the front plastic cover towards you to remove.

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Remove 2 Philips #00 4mm screw shown.
  • Remove 2 Philips #00 4mm screw shown.

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Reorient the camera so you are looking at the side of the camera with the viewfinder on the left and lens on the right.
  • Reorient the camera so you are looking at the side of the camera with the viewfinder on the left and lens on the right.

  • Holding the camera as shown,remove the 4mm #00 Phillips screw.

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Remove the 4 Philips #00 4mm screws shown.
  • Remove the 4 Philips #00 4mm screws shown.

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Reorient the camera with the lens facing you.
  • Reorient the camera with the lens facing you.

  • Gently pull the side panel of the camera to the right to remove.

  • Be aware that that there are wires connecting the cover to the body of the device, so the side cover will not come off entirely.

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The side of the device should now be open as shown.  Again, there are wire connections between the side cover and the body of the camcorder. Do not separate the two entirely!
  • The side of the device should now be open as shown. Again, there are wire connections between the side cover and the body of the camcorder. Do not separate the two entirely!

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Conclusion

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

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