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10-16-2011, 04:04 PM   #16
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I don't have a KX but since my K200 has a sensor dust indicator, I assume a KX does too. It displays an image of exactly where the dust is on the LCD. Very handy compared to my K100, which has no such feature. I thought every camera since the K100 has had it (not sure about the K100super?)

If the blower doesn't work, you might try a brush next, before the wet cleaning. But use a brush intended for sensors, not just any old brush, and be careful not to contaminate it.

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10-17-2011, 01:21 AM   #17
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Built in k-x mechanism sensor dust detection\cleaning not so perfect. Some times ago I noticed on photos two gray elongated dots. Dust detector was not show anything wrong, but dark hairlines were visible on all shots, especially on blue sky or any monochrome surfaces. I have tried to use Dust Cleaning mechanism, but it does not help to fix both dots. When I lift up the mirror, I saw two hairlines, approx 1.5 mm each. Only manual sensor cleaning helped. Was used magnifying glass and thin stripe of pileless paper. Now all ok.
10-17-2011, 12:34 PM   #18
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The blower came in today. Worked great. Do not see any spots on my pictures.
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