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Cleaning LCD on Camera
« on: June 18, 2012, 11:51:17 PM »
I can't find this in the manual and not much luck with google, what is ok to clean smudges and fingerprints off the screen on a Canon DSLR (5d mark 3)?

Is something like eyeglass wipes or monitor cleaner too harsh?

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Cleaning LCD on Camera
« on: June 18, 2012, 11:51:17 PM »

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Re: Cleaning LCD on Camera
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2012, 01:09:36 AM »
nah thats fine, those alcohol wipes you get for computer monitors work nicely too
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Re: Cleaning LCD on Camera
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2012, 07:23:45 AM »
I just wipe it gently with a microfiber cloth.
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Re: Cleaning LCD on Camera
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2012, 02:12:42 PM »
Microfiber cloth or if you don't have microfiber cloth near of you, shirt does same job then.

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Re: Cleaning LCD on Camera
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2012, 04:18:29 PM »
I think the 5D3 screen cover is made of hardened glass so any soft fabric should be fine.

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Re: Cleaning LCD on Camera
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2012, 03:52:49 AM »
I guess if you have a nice photo of a girl on the screen, you could always lick it!  :P

Being left-eyed, my nose always leaves terrible smudges on the rear screen of my 5D3 too.
At least with my 60D, I can pull the screen out to the side.

I also use lens wipes on my 5D3 screen, and they work well.
While I've got one in my hand, I also grab my smartphone and give it's screen a wipe over too, after I've cleaned my glasses.
A single wipe will clean a pair of glasses, your camera screen and a phone screen, and still have some life left in it.

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Re: Cleaning LCD on Camera
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2012, 12:25:41 PM »
Its a glass cover over the actual lcd, and pretty tough.  Just don't grind grit into it, or you will want to get a replacement.  They are held in place with doubleback tape, and canon will sell you a replacement and a die cut doubleback tape to mount it with.

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Re: Cleaning LCD on Camera
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2012, 03:18:41 PM »
I use a micro-fiber cloth but in a pinch, Ill just use the inside of my T-shirt. The newer screens are pretty tough.

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Re: Cleaning LCD on Camera
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2012, 03:42:25 PM »
Microfiber cloth and condensation from exhaling on it is usually all you'll need.

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Re: Cleaning LCD on Camera
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2012, 03:42:25 PM »