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03-26-2012, 06:55 AM   #1
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Dirty Viewfinder

Is there a way to clean my viewfinder without taking the camera apart? I have a couple of large dustbunnys right in the middle of my line of sight.

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Are you sure it's the viewfinder and not the focusing screen?
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Check this thread

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-k-5-forum/179971-just-received-my-...iewfinder.html

If you are seeing dust then it will either be on the surface of the VF that you put your eye against while shooting, or the top and/or bottom of the focussing screen. The bottom is accessible from inside the mirror box, the top is only accessible if you drop the focussing screen. As far as cleaning off dust there is now a major controversy concering how one should go about doing it. I like a blow job, others don't.

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03-27-2012, 06:56 PM   #4
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Ok so it's on the bottom, I took off the eyepiece and cleaned it and the viewfinder on top

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