Having problems with your HP Photosmart 733 Digital Camera ?

Can I use electronics cleaner (in a spray can) to try & clean a stuck lense? I think there is sand or dirt in it, it won't go in or out.


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Absolutely no!\015\012\015\012Apart fron the dust/grit problem, the electronics cleaner is probably not very clean itself, and may contain all sorts of ingredients in the formulation!\015\012\015\012If you really must use a spray wash, then IPA (Isoproply Alcohol) is best. The sort you get from printer shops for cleaning print heads is usually very pure as otherwise it could clog the fine jets in the head!\015\012\015\012Otherwise your best option is to disassemblr the camera, but watch out for high voltages stored on flash capacitors. They still bite after the batteries are removed!
Under no circumstances should you try this, as you know that sand is present. the liquid will drain the sand deep inside the lense assymbly and would create mode friction to the movement.
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