Having problems with your Pentax *ist DL Digital Camera ?

Blotches on images especially images with a light background eg.

\015 Blotchy images\015

Answers :

This is probably due to dust or other foreign matter on the CCD. Look at the Pentax *ist DL manual under "CCD cleaning" or "sensor cleaning" for instructions.

There is a "sensor cleaning" mode in the Set-up menu that will lock the mirror up so you can inspect/clean the CCD sensor.
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