PDW-F350 filter unit glass problem

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PDW-F350 filter unit glass problem

Post by PUCCI » July 18th, 2014, 2:43 pm

hello to all
my name is Andrea and use the cameras f350 for many years, I possess five.
lately I see the images from the cameras to change the definition and even color, until a short time ago by putting them in the preset I needed a few corrections to make them equal. jo discovered a terrible thing: 1-479-899-11 FILTER UNIT, OPTICAL is stained as if it were neckline.
are final, desperate because checking other cameras I've noticed that you begin to stain the other units.
spare parts cost a lot.
I know for sure is that optical glass, with a kind of filter, UV protected, because the ccd 1/2 inch of the camera are very sensitive.
advice and assistance
I am attaching some pictures

https://www.dropbox.com/sc/ej7oq7cmzaxk ... rA_-cmpYla

https://www.dropbox.com/sc/h7nffkbudl4b ... DvwaUzh7Ra

thank you
Andrea Pucci
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Re: PDW-F350 filter unit glass problem

Post by alisterchapman » July 24th, 2014, 1:29 pm

It could be fungus, similar to the fungus that can effect lenses and filters. How old is the camera, the F350 came out in 2006, so they could be 8 years old now. The filter performs several functions, Low-Pass anti-aliase, UV and IR cut, plus color correction. I believe it's made up of a couple of layers. If it is fungus and it's on the outside it may clean off if the coatings have not been damaged.
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