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Here are quick links to each section (in order of assembly):
Section A) - Cutting the extension
Section B) - Routing out the screen area
Section C) - Creating and installing the washer
Section D) - Mounting the Hama viewer hardware
Section E) - Installing the rotary switch
Section F) - Gutting the Vivitar flash unit
Section G) - Finishing the bottom side of the Hama viewer
Section H) - Mounting the top side of the Hama viewer
Section I) - Mounting the self timer
Section J) - Mounting the Jobo mini light
Section K) - Mounting the Hama remote release
Section L) - Mounting the self timer box
Section M) - Installing the sling swivels
Section N) - Screen mesh
Section O) - Mounting the transformer
Section P) - Mounting side panels
Section Q) - Installing pump widget
Section R) - Mockup
Section S) - Various pieces
Section T) - Paint
Remove the bottom plug from the drill case. You can use a screwdriver to pry it up and out.
The parts you will need to finish this modification are a 1/4" male jack (commonly used in guitars) and a 1/4" enclosed female jack. You can get both at Radio Shack.
1/4" male plug: Radio Shack #274-266
1/4" female jack: Radio Shack #274-280
Now mark the inside of the drill case the length and width of the 1/4" female jack and dremel this area out.
File this down flush. You can also use a dremel to do this with a small grinding bit.
Test fit the 1/4" jack in the hole
Now drill the outside of the drill case on the same side where you just dremeled. Drill in the middle of the cut out rectangle that fits the 1/4" female jack .
Dremel the sides down so that the 1/4" jack will fit through the hole.
Now take a scrap piece of metal or plastic and drill a hole that will fit the 1/4" jack.
Make sure the piece is the same width of the jack so it slides in the dremeled out area. It should also sit flush against the Kango body.
Slide the jack onto the metal piece
Fit the assembly into the case
Now attach the washer to the body.
Place the panel nut on the jack and tighten into place.
Now the 1/4" male plug fits into the drill case. This will hold the Hama viewer later on.
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Assembly guide created by S. Dörger and J. Shima
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