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Old Feb 6, 2012, 2:55 PM   #1
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Default Spot showing up on view screen and in photos...

I have a Olympus VR-320 point and shoot. I seem to have a dark spot, I can see it when I look at the screen, and it shows up on my photos. I have clean the outside of the lense multiple times, but it is still there I know it is probably dirt that has gotten inside on the lense. But it is ruining all of my photos now. Is there any way to fix this myself, or will it require sending it into the factory for repair? And if so, does anyone know what the cost of having that done might be? Thanks!
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Old Feb 7, 2012, 1:41 AM   #2
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hi can you post an example
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Old Feb 7, 2012, 8:03 AM   #3
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It may be possible to shake the dust loose by tapping on the side of the camera. Just hold it in the same position as if you were taking a picture, and tap on the side with your fingers. The dust removal/reduction systems used in some cameras shake the sensor itself very rapidly, so this may work, but if not, you will need to have it professionally cleaned.

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Old Feb 12, 2012, 2:13 PM   #4
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Not worth sending it in for a cleaning...it will likely cost you more than the $126 it will cost to buy a new one at Amazon.com.

Typically P&S's do not get dirt inside the lens or on the sensor...I've never hear of it before.
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