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Weird spots on display

PostSun Sep 25, 2022 8:10 pm

Hello everyone, maybe someone can help me here. My BMPCC4K has been standing unused for half a year, but checked regularly in a room with a normal temperature. I charge it regularly and take care of it. Today I discovered these strange spots on the display and have no idea what it is. They're probably under the display. Has anyone seen this before? What is that? Thanks very much!

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PostTue Sep 27, 2022 6:19 am

The temperature may be normal, but what about humidity?
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PostWed Sep 28, 2022 2:17 am

Yeah that looks like fungus, unfortunately the pocket cameras seem to be very susceptible, usually it's the IR filter that resembles a petri dish, the screen is a new one.

Not sure how to clean it, defiantly get some UV light (the sun will do) on there now to stop the spread.
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PostWed Sep 28, 2022 4:05 am

That's definitely fungus.
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PostWed Sep 28, 2022 6:07 am

In Indonesia I need to keep all my equipment in a dry cabinet. Lenses are endangered just as much.
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Re: Weird spots on display

PostWed Sep 28, 2022 10:13 am

The humidity was around 65 / 70 percent. I have 2 BMPCC4K in this room. With the other - everything is normal. Could it really be humidity? Then it maybe would disappear... Hmmm... Summer was really hot in Germany, now cold. Makes sense, but can that happen to a display from the BMPCC4K? Any solutions?

However, I've never heard of fungus in a display. Aaaaaaaah...
In countries where it's very humid, I can understand it, but in Germany it's not that humid. But that shouldn't happen with such an expensive camera. What can I do? Thanks!
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PostWed Sep 28, 2022 8:22 pm

Use a dry cabinet for sure.
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