Module Lens C2 "impossible to unscrew the lens by hand"

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Today I received 4 modules lens C2 , I have ridden one to test in my mobius v1 . the other 3, I wanted to replace the lens C2 for fisheye lens , but it is impossible to unscrew the lens by hand , it seems as if they had glue. Anyone know anything about this?
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Yes, I have removed the screw , I even removed the sensor
 
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Today I received 4 modules lens C2 , I have ridden one to test in my mobius v1 . the other 3, I wanted to replace the lens C2 for fisheye lens , but it is impossible to unscrew the lens by hand , it seems as if they had glue. Anyone know anything about this?
Thanks

Like many others, I ran into the same problem. I used a pair of pliers with special padding. See this thread for more info. When I put a new lens back into a Mobius threaded module I use a very small amount of Nyogel lubricant. While it is not really made for this purpose it works very well. Nyogel is a silica thickened, clear, medium viscosity, synthetic hydrocarbon grease used for lubrication and protection to electrical contacts. It has a wide temperature service range of -40 to 135 C, making it effective in extreme conditions. I used it initially because I happened to have it on hand but a small of amount of pure silicone grease would do. The main thing is to use a lubricant that won't ever run down onto the sensor.

Note: In some cases the bezel surrounding the lens can unscrew leaving the lens still threaded into the module. If you are very careful you can still unscrew it using this method.

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One advantage of the mobius it was easy it was to change the lens , This complicates a little more ...
 

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Like many others, I ran into the same problem. I used a pair of pliers with special padding. See this thread for more info. When I put a new lens back in a Mobius threaded module I used a very small amount of Nyogel lubricant. While it is not really made for this purpose it works very well. Nyogel is a silica thickened, clear, medium viscosity, synthetic hydrocarbon grease used for lubrication and protection to electrical contacts. It has a wide temperature service range of -40 to 135 C, making it effective in extreme conditions. I used it because I had it on hand but a small of amount of silicone grease would do. The main thing is to use a lubricant that won't ever run down onto the sensor.

Note: In some cases the bezel surrounding the lens can unscrew leaving the lens still threaded into the module. If you are very careful you can still unscrew it using this method.

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I managed to unscrew the lens as follows: I separated the sensor lens and with the hair dryer of my wife, I applied heat the back of the lens, it had dots of glue and then loosened easily
 
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