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Old 13th September 2011
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Dirt/dust/fiber particle?


What I believe is a dirt/dust/fiber particle has somehow managed to sneak into the body of my E620. It appears in the viewfinder only as a quite large clearly noticeable dark and blurred speckle. It is not located on the sensor though. Before doing anything dumb I would like to ask if anyone here knows what would be the standard procedure to remove it without putting the delicate camera mechanics at risk.

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Re: Dirt/dust/fiber particle?


Well if it's OOF your'e lucky as it's on the outside of the focus screen.I would suggest a very careful blow with a blower brush.

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Re: Dirt/dust/fiber particle?

If it's like the e3, best to leave it alone especially if it doesn't interfere with the finished item = the piccie. Had a similar problem which was sent off to be cleaned and a new screen fitted. It came back with a bill for almost £70 with a note saying it would require a strip down at (you've guessed it) another wad of dosh. Some people have removed the focus screen without problems but and I emphasise the but as essentially it is not a DIY project.
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Re: Dirt/dust/fiber particle?

are you sure its not just on the outside of the eyepiece...........from inside the camera bag
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