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Condensation behind lens

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Dusty, Dec 8, 2015.

  1. Dusty

    Sep 25, 2015
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    Dauphin Island, Alabama, south of Mobile
    P3P. OK, embarrassed as to how it happened, but I got the camera wet, heavily splashed really – not immersed. Trying to get low over a swimming pool. Immediately slung of excess water off, found a soft terry cloth towel, used a hair dryer on low heat, then blew it off with a can of compressed air. Waited two days, removed the filter and noticed some moisture. The condensation is visible behind the lens. I can see it. The camera is still producing picture, but blurred in the center. I removed the back cover from the camera, but I am chicken to go further. Is there a camera parts drawing anywhere? Can I get to the back of the lens when I remove the printed board? Not sure how long the ribbon wire is (inside the camera)!!
  2. hunch

    Oct 10, 2014
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    i have plenty of camera modules if you'll be looking to get that.
    i took apart over 500 gimbals / cameras so far and have not yet gotten into the lens, main reason is
    the lens is precisely screwed on and glued for the perfect focus and once that is compromised i don't think you can get that
    perfect focus back anymore.
    in either case let me know if you need the camera module (lens with electronics board) for it
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