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Mirror lock up instructions How to lock mirror up for sensor cleaning

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Mirror lock up instructions How to lock mirror up for sensor cleaning

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I need to lock the mirror to clean the sensor- how do I do that? Thanks

Having gone over a month with no response, I assume this is no longer a problem. ... Digital Cameras

The mirror lock up option in 'Maintainence'/'Set up' for my FujiS5 Pro is grayed out so I cannot use it. My sensor is dirty and needs cleaning.

Rung technical support who explained it's probably a part drained battery problem. So will recharge and try again ... Fuji Digital Cameras

Mirror Lock-up? Tried to clean my 40d, took the mirror up, swtched off, and back on, but can't get the mirror back down .Any ideas?

Try to take a photo. if the mirror don't back down, switch off one more time. If the problem is still there you will have to put your camera to repair ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera

Looking for tips to clean a very dusty Canon EOS 350D I've just boughtoff eBay. The view through the viewfinder is very dirty with a couple of black spots and some dust and small hairs etc. The pictures themselves are clear so the sensor is fine, it is the opaque plastic bit through which the mirror reflects which needs a clean. This is the part with the seven little squares where the focus LEDs light. Also one of those LEDs (the leftmost) is not working and the next nearest ones are dimmer

If you know how to get the lens out, then it shouldn't be too difficult to clean it, but it is tricky. Having it serviced would be the best option. However, if the pictures are clear, i wouldn't bother much, as giving it for servicing would probably ... Digital Cameras

[Nikon D90] "Err" message, mirror cannot be locked up,,,

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[Nikon D90] Showing blinking "err" message, lock up mirror not available, state persists.

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My D50 seems to be stuck on the mirror lok up setting (for sensor cleaning); when I change the setting in the menu, it reverts back immediately

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Mirror locked up at 125th or slower and infill flash does not flash. At faster speed it works fine. The display on top of camera goes virtually blank and battery display flahes a sif it battery was exhausted. If shutter release is pressed again then camera goes back to normal 'ready to sheet' mode.As flash is synced to 125th I suspect that the flash is the problem (or maybe it is just coincidence) I have tried cleaning, used lenses and put in a brand new battery. Any clues?

Canon EOS Elan/EOS 100 - an unofficial manual.\015\012http://photonotes.org/manuals/eos-elan/ ... Canon Digital Cameras

D300 shutter/mirror sound sloppy or not crisp I got my sensor cleaned and after I got my body back I noticed that the shutter and or mirror sound too loud or sloppy. It used to sound quite crisp and I haven't had it for long either. It does expose properly yet it just doesn't have the same feel as it did before. any ideas? thank you

As long as it works, I wouldn't spend too much time worrying about it. In the future, learn to clean the sensor yourself. It's not difficult when you have the proper supplies. Just Google the words "how to clean a DSLR sensor" and you will find sites ... Nikon D300 Body Only Digital Camera

I own a Nikon D50 and the 55-200 lens will not autofocus (lens continually extends then retracts but never locks into focus). Ive read that depressing the lens release button whilst holding the lens in place and swivelling the lens a couple of times sometimes works (cleans muck off the sensors). I tried this but to no avail. Any halp would be much appreciated. Many thanks.

Why don't you just clean the sensors properly? Remove the lens and clean the contacts on both the camera body and the lens with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol. There's a 50-50 chance something else is causing your problem but try ... Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

What button sequence do i need to press in order to lock the shutter open to clean the sensor of my fuji s3 pro? thank you !

HI,You need to select All Function>Selected Function>Maintenance>Mirror lockup cleaning.Further if you need the details on cleaning the CCD.Let me know.Thank You ... Fuji FinePix S3 Pro Digital Camera

I have a D300...Mirror locks up 100% time and will not shoot in focused shots..BUT in Live View..will shoot perfect. Had serviced..shutter replaced of 12/09...but problem started back up...Shoot 10 shots..Mirror would lock UP...Then 5 mirror would lock up..and so on...NOW Mirror Stays Locked up.... IS it Shutter? Can't be..because it would NOT take a picture in Live View? HELP. thanks

@samanthas636\015\012\015\012 It's the aperture lever that has to be replaced and NIKON will do it at no cost to you.I just got mine back from NIKON's Melville Repair Center.They are great because they have backed their product and their servic ... Nikon D300 Body Only Digital Camera

Reset option and clean sensor option are not visible in set up menu. Canon D20 I had a two spots that kept appearing in the same area of the photo so I looked at the manual and did the clean sensor function a couple of times and the spots remain. I had also done a reset all functions since my stepson gave me the camera and I wanted to restore it to its original settings. Now I don't see either the clean sensor option or the reset in the set up menu. Help!

First of all - great camera! Check out http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canoneos20d/ for a lot more information on the functionality. The sensor clean functio ... Canon Digital Cameras

Stupidly went to blow dust of the imaging sensor and ended up spitting on the sensor, just a little. Have tried E2 cleaning solution to clean the sensor but the marks from my spit will not go away. Do I need a new sensor and if so roughly how much are we talking?

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I can't get to the camera sensor to clean it.

Google the words...cleaning an SLR sensor...you will be taken to sites offering complete directions and pictures. ... Digital Cameras

Hair and particles on pictures-not on lens or mirror-on sensor

You must have dusty mirror box area. Here is what you should do. 1. Remove lens from the body. 2. Blow out any dust from the mirror box area using can duster (careful not to spew out liquid). 3. go to menu and select mirror up or ccd clean mode. Y ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

My wife has a Canon 60D DSLR camera. When she looks through the view finder, it looks like the lens has a speck of dust on it as she can see it in the viewfinder. She has swapped lenses and the spec is still there. She used the auto clean function for the sensor, but the spec hasn't moved, This is almost a brand new camera. Should we clean the sensor by hand? If so, how do you do it?

Take a couple of pictures, over a dark background, if you can see the spec of dust on them, the problem might be in the mirror. Now, if the dust does not appear on the pictures, it's either on the viewfinder, or somewhere else out of the way of the s ... Canon EOS 60D Digital Camera

Mirror cleaning what is the best method for cleaning the camera mirror

Never touch the mirror! If there's something on it, take it to an expert. Why do you need to clean the mirror anyway? It's out of the way during a shot on a DSLR...that is what you have...isn't it? You didn't say. ... Digital Cameras

Trying to clean sensor, but following the manual there should be a setting in the tols menu for sensor cleaning, but there is nothung listed my last chice is format.

\015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012Hi,I assume you have the ... Canon EOS 30D Body Only Digital Camera

I've recently wet-cleaned my Sony A100 sensor and in the process, I attempted to clean the viewfinder pieces. The reason being that the image in the viewfinder was littered with spots, but the image was turning out perfect, so I assumed the viewfinder was dusty. I unlatched the individual pieces and cleaned them. After cleaning them, I put them back in and when I took the picture, the viewfinder was blurred, but the image taken was sharp. The diopter did not make a difference in the viewfinder's

Viewfinders are very sensitive and delicate. The best and safest way to clean the viewfinder screen is not to touch\015\012it and not to use solvents on it. No matter how dirty it is it won't\015\012affect the image. If it gets dusty, use a blower to ... Digital Cameras

Lens Issue 18-55 lens works no problem, when I attach 55-200mm the viewfinder image is dark and the shutter won't fire, any ideas folks? Tried removing the lens,cleaning the electrical connections, cleaned the lens carefully front and rear. Gently moved and cleaned the mirror with air?

Oh my goodness you do not blow with air yikes call Nikon\012they only can help now ... Nikon D5000 Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens

Camera cleaning Where can i take my Canon EOS Rebel XT camerato get it cleaned on the inside? It is not the sensor that needs cleaning

I don't know where you live, so hard to say. I suggest www.411.com and search for a camera shop close to where you live, or another option is to call the number listed on the canon site\015\012\011\011\011\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011\ ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Images blurry after sensor cleaning

If the PEC pads are anything like the Zeiss or other lens cleaning papers I use for my eyeglasses and camera eyepieces (I try to avoid getting into a position where I'd have to clean my camera lenses), nothing ever seems to get clean the first or eve ... Canon Digital Rebel XT / EOS 350D Body only Digital Camera

D70 mirror lock up

In nikon d 70 the funtcion mirror lock-up is unactivated. plz help me. shutter is locked up. ... Nikon Digital Cameras
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