GXR MOUNT A12 FAQs - By Product

[Question] How to clean the sensor.

if you want to clean the interior portion of mount (sensor), follow the procedure below.

  • 1 Turn on the camera.

    Power button

  • 2 While pushing the macro button macro, slide the power switch to [Off].

    Macro button

  • The camera should turn off with the shutter left open.

    Shutter left open

  • 3 Like the figure below, hold the mount portion downward, and clean the mount portion using a commercially available blower. Be careful not to drop the camera while cleaning.


  • 4 Once done cleaning, turn the power off and then off again.

Note [Caution]

  • Do not touch the sensor or shutter.
  • The color may fade if the sensor is subjected to intense light for long periods of time. Do not leave the camera with the shutter open.
  • When the [Shutter Initial Sel.] in the Setup menu is set to [Open], the shutter remains open when the power is turned off.
  • Do not use a spray type of blower for cleaning.
  • Do not insert the nozzle of the blower inside part the mount.
  • Damages during cleaning will not be covered by warranty. Be careful not to damaage device while cleaning it.
Answer ID: gxr08825
Date created: September 29, 2011
Date modified: --
Product: GXR (GXR MOUNT A12)
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware operations
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