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Fitting replacement film door release catch

The film door release catch on my Canon 300V broke recently and Canon have sent me a replacement but no instructions on how to fit it, although apparently it's 'easy when you know how'! I've removed the six screws in the film door, but the inside is still attached to the outside. I think the LCD display is holding it in place, but I'm not sure. How do i get to the release catch in order to replace it?

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  • markh692 Apr 22, 2008

    I've got the same problem. I contacted Canon but they wouldn't tell me anything because of liability reasons.

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Remove pressure plate by SLIDING under small black tags - do not lift - very easy to break

small screw under pressure plate releases black section from back

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I suggest you bring the camera to the Canon service rep in your area and for a few dollars you let them do it. This way, if there is any damage they are responsible.

I don't know the answer for your particular model, but in many of these cameras it is possible to easily do colaterol damage when changing parts.

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Posted on Jul 08, 2008

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