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04-04-2015, 08:46 AM   #16
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Kr Dust Removal with Vacuum Cleaner

I noticed a lot of black specks on photos with sky or light backgrounds. I used the dust removal tool which shakes the sensor but nothing happened. I blew air over sensor but nothing came off. Finally attached my telescope C mount , which has a 1.25inch nozzle and attached vacuum cleaner for 5 seconds and cleared all but a few tiny specs . Very easy and successful method.

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04-04-2015, 08:54 AM   #17
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Sensor dust. Not on the mirror, it wouldn't show up in photos if that were the case. Buy a Giotto's Rocket Blower and use that careful, not to touch the sensor though, it should take care of the dust. Vacuum cleaners aren't good to use on electronics, static can cause more problems.
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