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05/09/2022 10:49:27 AM · #1
Is there such a thing as Dust Repellent spray or literally anything that keeps fine dust of monitor?

I am literally wiping this thing down about 15 times in 5 hours. That and I keep trying to clone the damn specs away thinking git is on my pics lol
05/09/2022 01:30:37 PM · #2
Clearly I have no (useful) answer ... maybe run a wire from the screen or from to ground to discharge static? Maybe locate one of those air ionizers nearby?

I agree that cloning out dust (or coffee spatters) using Photoshop is rather ineffectual ...

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05/09/2022 02:30:19 PM · #3
Someone should make one lol

It has to do with the no humidity/dry air and living in the desert.

It is a pain Gen! =)

Message edited by author 2022-05-09 14:31:06.
05/09/2022 02:44:09 PM · #4
Unfortunately, there is not. You just have to frequently wipe them down with electronic alcohol wipes.
05/09/2022 10:36:07 PM · #5
Originally posted by GeneralE:

Clearly I have no (useful) answer ... maybe run a wire from the screen or from to ground to discharge static? Maybe locate one of those air ionizers nearby?

I agree that cloning out dust (or coffee spatters) using Photoshop is rather ineffectual ...

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Wish I had a buck for every try at cloning it off. Oy.
05/10/2022 12:03:05 AM · #6
Originally posted by oldbimmercoupe:

Wish I had a buck for every try at cloning it off. Oy.

Ditto. And the worse my eyes get the less I'm able to distinguish between real dust and virtual dust...
05/10/2022 01:26:05 AM · #7
what is the virtue of dust I wonder
05/10/2022 08:41:39 AM · #8
Originally posted by Bear_Music:

Originally posted by oldbimmercoupe:

Wish I had a buck for every try at cloning it off. Oy.

Ditto. And the worse my eyes get the less I'm able to distinguish between real dust and virtual dust...


LOl seems we all have the same problem. I think I am 'seeing' it more as it is a much bigger screen and brighter.

I am sooooo thrilled I held off on commenting on the first 6 photos in the challenge as I kept looking at them and was like, " There is a serious cleaning problem with some of your cameras" lol

A 1st world problem but a worldwide problem, someone is gonna figure it out and make a fortune!!!
05/10/2022 11:29:06 AM · #9
try this... for regular cleaning use a duster, one of the poofy wands that attracts dust. Only wet clean when you have stuck-on stuff. This should be rarely. The "feather duster" method is all we use for cleaning our OLED TV screen, and it works very well. Wet cleaning almost never happens.
05/10/2022 05:41:30 PM · #10
Originally posted by JulietNN:

Is there such a thing as Dust Repellent spray or literally anything that keeps fine dust of monitor?

I am literally wiping this thing down about 15 times in 5 hours. That and I keep trying to clone the damn specs away thinking git is on my pics lol


1) Keep the windows closed?
2) A shot of compressed air?
3) The feather duster approach works but will add a slight static charge to the screen. Which attracts more dust.
05/10/2022 07:18:31 PM · #11
Originally posted by rgrenaderphoto:

1) Keep the windows closed?
2) A shot of compressed air?
3) The feather duster approach works but will add a slight static charge to the screen. Which attracts more dust.

As for 1, most of the dust (at least where I live) comes from the HVAC ducting. The shot of compressed air strikes me as wasteful, plus it always blows around loose stuff in the vicinity of my monitor. I've settled on keeping a very good, neatly-folded microfiber cloth handy and using that periodically, then shaking it out and refolding it.
05/10/2022 07:30:42 PM · #12
Originally posted by Bear_Music:

Originally posted by rgrenaderphoto:

1) Keep the windows closed?
2) A shot of compressed air?
3) The feather duster approach works but will add a slight static charge to the screen. Which attracts more dust.

The shot of compressed air strikes me as wasteful, plus it always blows around loose stuff in the vicinity of my monitor.

I've given up on compressed air too ...
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05/10/2022 07:35:49 PM · #13
Originally posted by GeneralE:

I've given up on compressed air too ...
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THat's hysterical :-)
05/10/2022 09:42:51 PM · #14
Originally posted by Bear_Music:

Originally posted by GeneralE:

I've given up on compressed air too ...
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THat's hysterical :-)


LOL!!!!!!!!!

I will tell you a dirty secret- my old computer- the one I just replaced, I used to get the leaf blower and clean it out of dust. Worked like a charm and Kudo's to Dell, lasted my idiotic mid/older life crisis!!
05/11/2022 10:26:29 AM · #15
Originally posted by Bear_Music:

...I've settled on keeping a very good, neatly-folded microfiber cloth handy and using that periodically, then shaking it out and refolding it.


Yep!
The micro-fiber based dusters, whether a wand or a cloth, are the best bet, they get the most dust and hold on to it. A cloth folded multiple times and dragged gently across the surface works a charm.
05/11/2022 10:56:52 AM · #16
Originally posted by JulietNN:

"my idiotic mid/older life crisis"

Never mind the dusty screen issues: we want to hear more about this :-) Did you buy an XKE or something?
05/11/2022 11:33:42 AM · #17
Originally posted by Bear_Music:

Originally posted by JulietNN:

"my idiotic mid/older life crisis"

Never mind the dusty screen issues: we want to hear more about this :-) Did you buy an XKE or something?
<~~ I wish~!

lol no just took the $2 grand computer apart and used the garden leaf blower to clean out the dust at least 4 times a year. I also stick my lens covers/camera bag in the dishwasher =\ Hub caps from my MGB.............the list just goes on...just dumb brain, that actually has not ruined any of these things.

<~~~ come back for more life hacks from me LOLOLOLOL

Message edited by author 2022-05-11 11:34:45.
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