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Dust Behind Lens on F707

I have noticed there are several dust particles behind the lens on my 3 year old F707. One is rather large. I don't think these particles effect my pictures, but was wondering if there is a test I can do to confirm they do not. Also, is there any way to remove the dust particles? I believe the lens assemblies are sealed.

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Re: Dust Behind Lens on F707

That's odd. I had the 707 (may she rest in God's eternal peace), and never thought that dust could get behind the lens. Do you see the dust when you look through the EVF, or when you look at the lens itself? Either way, one way to test it is to set the camera to the smallest aperture (f/8), infinity focus, and shoot a clear blue sky. Open the picture in your editor program, and see if the dust shows up. That's a technique to use with an SLR to see if the dust inside would affect a picture, so I'm not sure if this will work with the 707.

Posted on Sep 12, 2005

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