Specks in the viewfinder??

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  1. danjchau

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    i have the same problem on my X-700, no idea what to do about it either hahah
     
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    It may be the focusing screen. Mine constantly gets lint and dust on it no matter how much I try to clean it. When you take the lens off and look at the mirror, what you're looking at is the focusing screen. Try cleaning it with a blower, it may help
     
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    thats one of the first things i tried, didnt work for me at least
    i think its actually IN the viewfinder
    god knows how it found its way in there hahah
     
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    Heh, yeah I have that problem with mine too. I tried a bunch of things, didn't really work. It does, indeed, seem like they are in the viewfinder.
     
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    I you just got it, take it to a dealer and have it cleaned on their dime.
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    Put on two different lenses. If it's there with both, then it's not in the lens, it's in the voewfinder and it won't affect the image at all. Might be a nagging pain looking at it all the time but I got used to mine.
     
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    I had the same thing with my 400D - it ended up its on the inside of the camera on the glass below the viewfinder above the mirror. Most got in there when I cleaned the mirror thinking thats where the original mark i had was. Blowing it with some air cleaned most of it off but i've still got a little bit of stuff on there.
     
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