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My Canon 1D MK3 SUCKS...


chinny 10 492 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 5:48PM
... dust like a hoover

I cleaned the sensor saturday night, used it this morning .

CHUFF Me look at the amount of dust on it from 1 day??


SEE HERE

Beat that if you can Smile

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geoffash26 10 2.5k United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 5:52PM
not bad don't look like dust to me though ..... looks like some ones been playing with the clone tool in Light room....Smile
User_Removed 12 7.3k 6 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 5:54PM

Quote:My Canon 1D MK3 SUCKS

Lucky you - for most people it just takes photos Sad
LisaRose 8 172 4 United States
9 Feb 2009 6:01PM

Quote:Quote:My Canon 1D MK3 SUCKSLucky you - for most people it just takes photos


LOL! Oh jeez, I didn't expect that! I have tears in my eyes from laughing.
discreetphoton e2
10 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 6:06PM
Note to newbies: sandblasting is NOT an approved method of cleaning sensors Smile
NeilS e2
7 903 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 6:17PM
Depends how you cleaned it, If its a relatively new body it could be grease.

My experience,

I have had two 1DM3 bodies and had to go through the same initial process of cleaning with each:-

First by blower, blew more muck on than removed

Second Artic butterfly, removed some dust but smeared grease

Third wet clean, several cleans required on first appearance to clear all marks, less cleans required on subsequent occasions, and sometimes the blower on its own is successful.
chinny 10 492 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2009 6:37PM
Cheers Neil, I think your spot on ! (scuse the pun)

I tried the artic butterfly and yep greased it up, I have since used liquid hopefully it should become less attractive to dust.

See the new DYCAN MK3
cameracat 10 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
9 Feb 2009 6:40PM

Quote:Second Artic butterfly, removed some dust but smeared grease


Not just a Canon thing....Had the same happen on one of my Nikon bodies, When it was new.....Sad

That said once you get rid of the grease ( And bath your Butterfly in the special cleaning stuff ) The problem seldem happens again..Smile
strokebloke 5 481 16 England
9 Feb 2009 11:45PM
If it's any consolation to you DSLR sensor gents, I spent 2 hours today getting dust & minute particles off my film SLR viewfinder focus plate - having inadvertantly left it without a body cap for 10 minutes. I won't be that careless again. Smile
jondf 8 2.5k
10 Feb 2009 1:02AM

Quote:Quote:My Canon 1D MK3 SUCKSLucky you - for most people it just takes photos


Yeah, I suspected a pump-action tool on this one.....100-400 L ?

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