how to open P4P camera? any help please?

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Hello,
I had to fly in humid conditions (just humid, fog/mist in a rainforest - not heavy rain) and somehow humidity got trapped inside camera. gimbal is acting erratically and i have problem lowering camera down and pulling it up. seems something inside not moving smoothly. additionally, when gimbal and camera get warmer after a few minutes being ON, front lens gets foggy making image quite blurry. i kept it in a dry space for a long time, but it is the same for over a week. i wonder if there is a way of opening camera - even just a bit - one cover, maybe front glass, or something - to let it dry better inside. i don't even try to use DJI help as they did let me down too many times over the years. Useless and unsupportive. I am afraid to ruin it by doing something wrong, but it seems the only way - to open it a bit and let it properly dry.

Any suggestions will be appreciated. thanks, regards to the group.
 
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Try this video:


While the intent is on lens upgrades, and the video features what appears to be a P3 or P4, the disassembly & reassembly procedure is presumably applicable to the P4P.
 
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The 4P comes with a UV lens on the camera, it unscrews.
It may be on tight, be careful, easy to damage.
YouTube can be useful.
Bob
 
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Use a wide rubber band around the UV filter to better grip it to unscrew. Only use fingers to grasp it.
Do not use pliers!
This puts force on 2 sides and 'ovals' the frame making it tighter.
 
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thanks for all tips, i will probably give a try with all of them. thanks again!
 
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Yes, it unscrews, just needs a bit of gentle force. and once unscrewed, you can remove that black lens holder and it makes camera insides opened, so it can dry.
Thanks to all for help!
 
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DanMan32's suggestion of using a bag of rice is actually a workable solution if you can't get to components to take them apart but suspect they're wet. You can drop immerse the item(s) into a ziplock baggie of rice, seal the bag, and wait (a few days?) for the dry rice to draw out the hidden moisture.

Partial pressures & osmotic effect; physics at work.
 
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DanMan32's suggestion of using a bag of rice is actually a workable solution if you can't get to components to take them apart but suspect they're wet. You can drop immerse the item(s) into a ziplock baggie of rice, seal the bag, and wait (a few days?) for the dry rice to draw out the hidden moisture.

Partial pressures & osmotic effect; physics at work.
for sure yes. in my case, it was easier to open front of camera and dry it... but i keep in mind such ideas for the future.
 

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