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I need to lock the mirror to clean the sensor- how do I do that?
Having gone over a month with no response, I assume this is no longer a problem.
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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
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
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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
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 !
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Need to clean mirror or lens
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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
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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?
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I'm finding that my Canon 20D has spots which show up on the print, mostly in the sky areas. I'm assuming I need to clean the sensor. Any suggestions?
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@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
I can't get to the camera sensor to clean it.
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Hair and particles on pictures-not on lens or mirror-on sensor
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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?
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I need some parts for a cullmann tripod model 2503. The parts I need are the lock for the elevating tube and the lock for the panning head.
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