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Old Jul 2, 2005, 6:19 AM   #1
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Hey all.....ive got a real problem, i did just about the dumbest thing i could ever do.....i had (minor ) dust specs, thought i`d be smart and try to clean the ccd, well i used methelted spirits and i think i may have damaged the colours in my photos, Is this possible....? Or can u do use this.....i followed some instructions, but i fear i may hac=ve consigned my Nikon D70 to the bin!! Please help?..are the CCD`s so sensitive??

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Old Jul 2, 2005, 3:29 PM   #2
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I don't know what the material the low-pass filter/sensor is constructed of, if it is a plastic, perhaps it is ruined. If it is a glass(which I would hope) the substance you used may have simply left a nasty residue. Try cleaning it a couple more times using isopropyl alcohol. Alcohol will leave very little or no residue. If it is still messed up, you may be in for a bit of an expense. I have used isopropyl alcohol/Q-tip successfully on my D70.

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