Need to change iSight glass cover

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Aggady, Nov 25, 2009.

  1. Aggady macrumors newbie

    Nov 25, 2009

    The protective glass cover on my iSight camera is scratched, so now I need to change it. Any ideas on what I should do? Is it something I can fix myself or do I need professionals to do it?
  2. pica93 macrumors member

    Apr 21, 2008
    I have to say, mines the same as you. But i havnt noticed a difference when recording video.

    So not sure why you would want to replace it?
  3. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040


    Sep 28, 2008
    Like pica93 said, if the scratches don't completely opaque the glass, it shouldn't matter too much. The focal distance difference between the glass and you is so much they probably won't noticeably show up on any 640x480 type video, less 1.3MP stills.
  4. Aggady thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 25, 2009
    Thanks, but you´re not really helping.


    I have kids and they have scratched the iSight glass cover so much it is impossible to use the iSight cam.

    It´s all blurry. You can not make sense of what you see through it.

    I really need to change the cover, but I don´t know how.
  5. andalusia macrumors 68030


    Apr 10, 2009
    Manchester, UK
    Try looking on
    And in future, teach your kids not to screw around with expensive equipment, and never to touch the lens of a camera.

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