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Old Dec 11, 2005, 11:14 AM   #1
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Do I have to have a special care due to theantishake system?. Does the clean CCD processblock the sensor to be cleaned?.



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Old Dec 11, 2005, 3:34 PM   #2
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YOU MUST USE EXTREME CAUTION AND CARE WHEN CLEANING ANY SENSOR

you are actually cleaning a filter permanently mounted to the sensor
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Old Dec 11, 2005, 3:58 PM   #3
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YOU MUST USE EXTREME CAUTION AND CARE WHEN CLEANING ANY SENSOR

you are actually cleaning a filter permanently mounted to the sensorI

I know that, but I think the KM are the only cameras havesome tiny piezo actuatorsthat can be damagedwhen cleaning the sensor.


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Old Dec 11, 2005, 8:24 PM   #4
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i mount the camera upside down on tripod, use a blower brush (with brush removed) with a gentle tapping on the camera

if dust remains:

i use a sterile medical grade polyester swab LIGHTLY moistened with ethyl alchohol, followed by an additional LIGHT wipe with a dry swab and another 'blowing'

have had no problem except a 'crick in my neck' from working on my back
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Old Dec 12, 2005, 2:39 AM   #5
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The KM sensor is cleaned just like any others. :roll:
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Old Dec 21, 2005, 3:51 AM   #6
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One work of caution; the polyester is probably attached to the swab with some type of adhesive (glue). The alcohol could possibly dissolve the adhesive and deposit it on your sensor.

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i mount the camera upside down on tripod, use a blower brush (with brush removed) with a gentle tapping on the camera

if dust remains:

i use a sterile medical grade polyester swab LIGHTLY moistened with ethyl alchohol, followed by an additional LIGHT wipe with a dry swab and another 'blowing'

have had no problem except a 'crick in my neck' from working on my back
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Old Dec 21, 2005, 3:40 PM   #7
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LIGHTLY MOISTENED

(preferably with methanol)
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