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06-03-2017, 10:21 PM   #1
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Sensor dust MX-1?

It looks like I may have sensor dust in my MX-1. I have found it a very handy camera and have used it widely as a grab and go camera when my DSLRs are too large to carry. I always keep it capped and in a Lowepro case. I was recently in Australia, in the the outback, when the dust appeared (dust gets into just about everything there it seems). It was halfway through the trip after I was forced to leave the K-5 behind because it was far too heavy.

I gather this seems to have occurred with other compacts. Has anyone successfully cleaned it themselves? It doesn't owe me anything but I'd be hard pressed to find a comparable replacement so I may have to look into having it cleaned.


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try the vacuum on it.
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Hi Joe:

You will likely need to get the camera cleaned. in Canada Sun Camera is the service provider for Pentax and could give you a quote.


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