Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/09/01

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Subject: [Leica] M8 cleaning mystery ("But English *is* their native language")
From: len-1 at (Leonard Taupier)
Date: Sat Sep 1 11:44:57 2007
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You're really going to use that gadget on your M8? That would scare  
me to death.


On Sep 1, 2007, at 1:42 PM, Brian Reid wrote:

> My M8 sensor needs to be cleaned. I bought a cleaning kit from  
> Visible Dust. It includes a gizmo that spins the cleaning brush  
> with a battery operated motor. Sensor Brush SD.
> Below I have transcribed the entire list of instructions. I am  
> completely utterly baffled by Instruction #4, and I wonder if any  
> of you has any idea what I should do.
> ----------------------------
> Sensor Brush SD Instructions:
> 1. Requires 2 "AAA" batteries. Use high quality batteries for best  
> performance. Remove the batteries before traveling on an airplane.
> 2. Do not use on camera chamber or parts other than the sensor,  
> otherwise you will smear the sensor.
> 3. Keep both the device and brush in stable vertical position as  
> much as possible.
> 4. DO NOT use the brush on the sensor while attached to the device.
> 5. You can pull off adapter and change for use with anotgher brush  
> size adapter when necessary.
> 6. If brush wobbles while spinning, change to a new battery or re- 
> insert the brush more securely into the adaptor.
> ----------------------------
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Replies: Reply from kididdoc at (Steve Barbour) ([Leica] M8 cleaning mystery ("But English *is* their native language"))
In reply to: Message from reid at (Brian Reid) ([Leica] M8 cleaning mystery ("But English *is* their native language"))