Squiggly line in IR Cut Filter

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Shaun Wells

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Squiggly line in IR Cut Filter

PostSat Jul 15, 2017 9:05 pm

In the middle of swapping ef to pl on my UMP for the first time I noticed a squiggly line on the IR cut filter :? (I'd post the pic, but lack the privileges)

Other than the obvious, are there any problems a smudge or scratch like this could cause? Honestly I'm scared to even touch it since the footage looked fine. I got this about 2 weeks ago from B&H, it's still returnable, do you guys think it would be worth the trouble? Everything seems to be ok with the camera
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Re: Squiggly line in IR Cut Filter

PostMon Jul 17, 2017 8:55 pm

If it's as scratch, I'd return it. Get out the magnifying glass. Better yet, put a macro lens on your stills camera and post here. You'll soon get privileges after a few posts.


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Re: Squiggly line in IR Cut Filter

PostMon Jul 17, 2017 9:04 pm

try to embed the link or send me the link in pm and I'll embed if you can't
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Re: Squiggly line in IR Cut Filter

PostTue Jul 18, 2017 8:13 am

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Re: Squiggly line in IR Cut Filter

PostTue Jul 18, 2017 8:15 am

You can try cleaning the glass with a sensor swab to avoid the hassle of returning the camera (if the camera is good without other problems it makes sense to not play the lottery again!)
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Re: Squiggly line in IR Cut Filter

PostWed Jul 19, 2017 7:45 pm

Tommaso Alvisi wrote:You can try cleaning the glass with a sensor swab to avoid the hassle of returning the camera (if the camera is good without other problems it makes sense to not play the lottery again!)


That worked! Grabbed a set from amazon, took it right off - no idea what that was or how it got there, just relieved it's gone! :mrgreen:

Thanks!!

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