Lens Protector Replacement - 1080p, GPS, & Plus

These instructions are for replacing the lens protector on the following models of camera:
  • ContourHD (720p & 1080p)
  • ContourGPS
  • Contour+

These instructions are not for the ContourROAM.  If you need to replace the lens protector on ContourROAM please see this help page:   Lens Protector Replacement - ROAM

You can purchase replacement lens protectors from our online store by visiting http://store.contour.com/ if you are within the USA.  For assistance with this outside the USA, please contact support.

***PLEASE NOTE:  THIS LENS REPLACEMENT HAS A PLASTIC COVERING ON BOTH SIDES THAT MUST BE REMOVED PRIOR TO INSTALLATION.   (THE LENS IS NOT SCRATCHED, YOU’LL JUST NEED TO REMOVE THE PLASTIC COVERING)
1.     With the camera upright and facing you, make certain the lens bezel is rotated to the far left so that the two alignment lasers are vertical. 
 
2.     Remove the small set-screw in the rotating bezel that holds the protective lens (it should be located on the right side of thee bezel).  You will need a very small screwdriver to do this – like an eye-glasses screwdriver (drugstores often sell these if you do not have one).
 
3.     With the camera lens pointing towards you, twist the bezel counterclockwise and unscrew it from the camera.
 
4.     Remove the plastic protective lens from the bezel – it should easily just push out of the rear of the bezel.
 
5.     Remove the protective plastic film from BOTH sides on the replacement protective lens.  The film removes easily from one side and is a little more difficult to remove from the other side.  Note that it is best (but not critical) to have the “more difficult side” of the protective lens facing outward.  If you have difficulty removing the protective film, a razor blade or exacto-knife can be used to start the film removal process.
 
6.     Place the new protective lens in the bezel.  Be careful not to get fingerprints or dirt on the new protective lens and place it in the bezel. 
 
7.     Screw the bezel with the replacement protective lens back on the camera.  Do not screw it on to the point that the optical lens on the camera rotates.  Align the white mark on the bezel with the white mark on the left of the camera housing. 
 
8.     The hole for the set screw should now be on the right side of the bezel.  You may need to slightly rotate the bezel one way or the other to get the set-screw hole on the bezel to line up with the hole in the camera.
 
9.     Once the holes are aligned, reinstall the set-screw.  You may have to push the screw in firmly to get it started. 
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