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08-14-2011, 06:06 AM   #1
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Dusty view finder

Hi all im new to this forum & dslr cameras so appoligies,
can antone offer any advice to the following - i have not had my k-r long just got back from my holiday and upon cleaning it i have found dust/dirt in the viewfinder, i carried out the dust alert check on the camera and that is clean.
i cant see how to clean inside the viewfinder this cant be normal can it?
thanks for any advice.

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Have you tried a blower, like the Rocket blower?
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Hi
yea i have and it moved them a little but they seem to be pretty stuborn.
thanks
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its usually dust in focusing screen. you can remove and clean it
(Make sure you have steady hand and dust free environment )

Instructions here : PENTAX K100D / K200D / K2000D / K-m / K-x / K-r Focusing Screen Installation Instruction

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thanks for that its worth thinking about but to be honest im not confident that the process is within my capability's!
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QuoteOriginally posted by ohyea62 Quote
thanks for that its worth thinking about but to be honest im not confident that the process is within my capability's!
Thats okay, as long as your sensor is clean you dont have to worry about the picture quality, the dust in viewfinder might be little annoying but you will get use to it. May be after sometime when you are ready or when your K-r gets older you can follow above instructions
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i thought the same it is annoying but as i hopefully get more skilled it may well be something i can try, many thanks
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