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gopro lens housing coming apart

Hi

I just got my second Hero5 after losing my first one and noticed a crack that connects the main camera with the lens. (See photos attached). I didn't see this at all on my first Hero5. Is this normal? I saw this when I first received the camera - so it didn't happen through use and wear and tear etc.

 

Thanks!

Soe

 

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Explorer
Posts: 11,223

Re: gopro lens housing coming apart

If I were you, I'd take the lens protector off and then just put it back on.

https://youtu.be/jDCTa3lCdMA

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Adventurer
Posts: 8,955

Re: gopro lens housing coming apart

You know hte lens  protector comes off, right they are sold as options to replace so why not  give a littl push or twist.  I understand you think its an issue, it's not

 

Explorer
Posts: 11,223

Re: gopro lens housing coming apart

If I were you, I'd take the lens protector off and then just put it back on.

https://youtu.be/jDCTa3lCdMA
Adventurer
Posts: 8,955

Re: gopro lens housing coming apart

yes he can push it on then try to take it iff then to damage  it,

Explorer
Posts: 11,223

Re: gopro lens housing coming apart

What?
Nomad
Posts: 536

Re: gopro lens housing coming apart

[ Edited ]

Whats hard about understanding? 

 

If the poster has dificulty removing the protective lens then why risk damaging the front element of the lens when it can simply be pushed back home.

Explorer
Posts: 11,223

Re: gopro lens housing coming apart

[ Edited ]

If the top part of the protective lens is partially pulled out. The OP never expressed difficulty taking it off. If you pull the bottom portion out slightly and then twist, the protective lens comes off. I have this camera. To properly seat it, taking it off and then putting it back on is the easiest way.

You say that he can simply push it back on, but if it is not aligned correctly, this will damage the seating and possibly the gasket.

I'm not trying to cause issues but rather get clarification, from Fish. He has no difficulty speaking for himself.

Adventurer
Posts: 8,955

Re: gopro lens housing coming apart

I feel the answer wwas given. its Norm.