A&P cleaning cam sensor?

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  1. fukijama1

    fukijama1 OT Supporter

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    i have two black dust spots...that is really noticeable and its bugging me. how can i SAFELY remove these. im a scared noob when it comes to this
     
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    i wouldnt be too scared, theres a slim filter thats what you are cleaning anyway. the actual sensor is underneath.
     
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    so how do i go about removing this
     
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    get a rocket blower and blow blow blow. That should take care of most problems right there.

    If its still there, post back here. Wet clean's not hard but you prob wont need to go that far anyways
     
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    flush it with rubbing alcohol
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Dishwasher will work just fine. Just make sure you remover the battery first.
     
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    so i just blow air with the rocket on to the mirror? link to rocket?
     
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    I'm using a TFT-/LCD screen cleaning cloth :o

    Works great :dunno:
     
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    Not the mirror, the sensor.

    anyways I use one of these. Get the large, not the small one.

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/259157-REG/Giottos_AA1900_Rocket_Air_Blower_.html



    Don't clean in a dusty area.
    Hit your mlu, or just set your shutter to a long interval.
    trip the shutter or mlu function.
    pump that blower like you're a 12 year old grabbing your first handful of boob.
    put the lens back on and test. Repeat the cycle if its still there.
    some dust is pretty stubborn, so give it good blasting of air.
     
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    by the way, mlu = mirror lock up. There should be a way somewhere, check your manual to lock the mirror in the up position allowing you to blow your sensor
     
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    100 grit sandpaper does the trick
     
  12. MSIGuy

    MSIGuy om nom nom nom!

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    I'm going to remember that now everytime I use my rocketblower! :rofl:
     
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