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12-14-2015, 09:01 AM   #1
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spot on sensor

Hi,
i want to clean my sensor on K30...
what you recommend me?professional cleaning or to try home with wet pad?
Thank you,
MRadu

12-14-2015, 10:15 AM   #2
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12-14-2015, 10:17 AM   #3
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Try a rocket blower first. If it doesen't work I recomend professional cleaning.
(My K-30 needs cleaning approximetly 2 times in a year.)
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You can clean it at home.

Try a "rocket blower" first to dislodge the spot. They are easy to use. Do not use aerosol canned air because the propellant can spit liquid onto the sensor.

If the rocket blower can't remove the spot, try Pentax O-ICK1 Image Sensor Cleaning Kit 39357.

Wet cleaning is a last resort. I've never needed to do that in 6 years.

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QuoteOriginally posted by DeadJohn Quote
Do not use aerosol canned air because the propellant can spit liquid onto the sensor.
Ditto for any source of compressed air. The camera innards are delicate.


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