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If not Lubricant…then what?


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"RE: If not Lubricant…then what?"

elec164 Silver Member Nikonian since 15th Jan 2009
Thu 22-Dec-11 01:14 PM

>As a test, clean the sensor, put on a clean prime lens, take a
>base-line image (doesn't have to be perfectly clean). Throw
>on the High speed shutter setting, shoot in Manual, and zip
>off 100 frames of a blue sky (or like subject) at f/22. Then
>look. If the camera is generating the issue, I'd think you'd
>see dots increasing in the frames.
>
>That being the case, I'd send the images and camera to Nikon.
>If not, then I'd look elsewhere for the root cause.

That would be a good test Bill, unfortunately I don’t have a fixed focal length lens; at least none that will affix to the front of my D7000. Perhaps Charles does, or someone else experiencing this might wish to try it and report the results.

But if I recall correctly, about 100 shots in and about one month after that first cleaning, due to another thread about this I checked and three large spots already reappeared on the right.

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