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02-21-2015, 03:29 PM   #16
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Tempted to try the Smear Away liquid from Visible Dust but not sure if it is just another gimmick. Anyone have any luck having one liquid do the trick as opposed to another (in this case Eclipse)?

02-21-2015, 03:38 PM   #17
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QuoteOriginally posted by apentacitis Quote
Tempted to try the Smear Away liquid from Visible Dust but not sure if it is just another gimmick. Anyone have any luck having one liquid do the trick as opposed to another (in this case Eclipse)?
I bought their standard fluid, not the SmearAway, but I like it better than Eclipse. Their products seem good, if pricey.
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QuoteOriginally posted by apentacitis Quote
Yeah ok thats what I thought you meant. I definitely tried to "work" the area, still remained the same. I don't think it has changed any since I started so I am starting to think it is either a defect, stain, or stubborn oil/pollen.
For what it's worth I have a Canon Rebel XTi which has pretty much a permanent spot like that too. I have "scrubbed" it with a cleaning swab and it has remained no matter what I've done, and since I really don't care about the camera much at this point, it got a really hard cleaning not a nice gentle one you'd normally do.

Good luck. Might be best just to leave it and edit it out if it crops up in anything visible.
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QuoteOriginally posted by phoned Quote
For what it's worth I have a Canon Rebel XTi which has pretty much a permanent spot like that too. I have "scrubbed" it with a cleaning swab and it has remained no matter what I've done, and since I really don't care about the camera much at this point, it got a really hard cleaning not a nice gentle one you'd normally do.

Good luck. Might be best just to leave it and edit it out if it crops up in anything visible.
I'm not adverse to doing that so I may try. I think I might order SmearAway just as a last resort and giving it a good shot, if that doesn't work I have no problem living with it. I wouldn't have known about it if I wasn't checking at such a high f stop. I usually shoot pretty wide so it shouldn't be too annoying in the future.

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Try 91 % isopropyl alcohol and a cotton bud and scrub away. Then dry it up with a new one
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