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Spot on digital camera lens

The camera was dropped in water and after drying out works perfectly, but there is a spot on all photos and a spot can be seen when looking through the camera lens. This happened some months ago.Is it possible to remove the zoom lens to clean the rear lens? It is felt that if the lens can be removed then the spot could be removed from the rear lens and the camera would be as good as new.

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Camera lens not working. I want to divert it into a digital camera if possible & need Bangladesh service center address.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    A few months ago I noticed a small shadow on my display screen, which also appears on my photos. I tapped the camera in my palm and it disappeared. The spot has reappeared and it's in the same location. I have cleaned the lens, so I don't believe it is on the lens. I think it might be inside the camera. I tried tapping in my palm again, but nothing has happened this time.

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No. You can't take the lense apart for the cleaning by yourself. Any expert pro camera repairer will do the job

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