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07-12-2010, 07:40 PM   #1
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Smudge mark on mirror cleaning?

Hi, the mirror has a bit of a smudge mark and is dirty. I know the mirror has no impact on the actual photo. Is there a way to clean it? Can I just use my lens cleaning kit on it?

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Hi, the mirror has a bit of a smudge mark and is dirty. I know the mirror has no impact on the actual photo. Is there a way to clean it? Can I just use my lens cleaning kit on it?

Thanks.
I use sensor cleaning kit(swab and cleaner) and clean it in the very same way.
Has been working well for me.
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Yes you can, but often lens fluid will leave smear residue too. Also, lens fluid might smear the resin focus screen permanently if not careful. In practice, the mirror will get dirty in no time. It is okay tp keep the gears in tip top condition, but the mirror is best left untouched.
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but the mirror is best left untouched
OK...I'll follow your advice then. Cheers.

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