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02-05-2012, 01:07 AM   #1
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LCD dust!!!

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-k-5-forum/142537-dust-underneath-k...-screen-3.html

I had some dust inside of my camera LCD! I want to clean it but PENTAX Company didn't tell me it is under warranty.
Does it possible to clean the LCD by warranty?

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I wouldn't expect it to be, unless it's severe to the point where you can consider it a manufacturing defect. Dust gets in everywhere, especially after you've been using your gear for a while.

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Dust under the LCD screen means there's an air leak so the weather sealing is compromised too. Zoom lenses are 'pumping' air through the camera.

Send it in for repair.

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I had the dreaded dust under my k-5 lcd and pinpointed it to the actual screen 'popping out' from it's surround. Basically the body of the camera flexed when you used the menu buttons or gripped it and the lcd being rigid came unstuck along the right hand leading edge. Dust was getting in through the gap. And as above this means one of the seals had failed as the glue adhearing the screen to the body was not up to the job. Pentax in the UK fixed it under warranty and it's been fine since.

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