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Sony VX2000 lens mold-how to gain access to clean?

I have a Sony VX2000 about 6 years old which has developed some mold on one of the lenses, the foremost one in behind two different levels of protective glass. I've removed the outer-most glass and am wondering how to remove the second and if need be, how to get in behind the lens if necessary.Also advice on best way to remove the mold would be good. Also have an intermittant problem when recording(filmming) with the early stage of tape sometimes not recording properly...i.e. sound dropping out on playback and loss of image data,multi-coloured blocks or lines over parts of image so wondering how best to clean video head and any other parts of the recording mechanism? Has recorded perfectly in the recent past, has been well looked after and is very precious to me because of the creative work I am doing with it. Also the motor sound whilst recording is being picked up by the camera now and didn't used to be. Thanks very much for any help you're able to offer.Tim.

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Re: Sony VX2000 lens mold-how to gain access to clean?

YOu are going to need to open up the entire camera to get the far most lens out. the best way to clean it is with rubbing alcohol , if you need assistance in opening the camera straight out then you can download the service manual for your camera, but basically all you need to do is take all the screws out.

here is the link for the manual

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