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Blurry Lens

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by flyHI, May 23, 2014.

  1. flyHI

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    Hey guys, I've had my Phantom 2+ for about a week and just happened to get around to uploading the photos to my computer. I noticed that the entire right side of my photo from top to bottom is blurry(about 1/8 of the entire pic). It's pretty noticeable as the left side is crystal clear. Has anyone else had this problem and is there anything I can do about it? I'm happy to perform minor surgery if it won't jeopardize the camera. Any input would help. Thanks.
     
  2. 4wd

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    Could you upload an example?
    I do recall mention of a rather brave fix involving messing about with a screw inside to adjust focus.
    Might've been with a Vision though.
     
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    Look at your lens closely. Is there a fingerprint smudge?
     
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    Definitely no smudge, I've carefully cleaned and then put it in the air for more shots. Blur is still there...it has to be internal. I purchased this on dronefly but they are going to charge me to ship it back and repair it. I uploaded a photo but its tough to see the blur on here when the pic size has to be under 600kb. In the RAW file, I can see the detail in the homes on the left, however the hotels on the right are clearly washed out.
     

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    I think before I sent it back I might try disassembling the camera and checking the back side of the lens for an inadvertent fingerprint, or the sensor for a smudge. Disassembling just the camera doesn't appear difficult.
     
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    There was a guy who changed his camera lens a while back. It was posted in this forum, and there were videos on youtube of the disassembly. Search back in this board and you should find something.
     
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    Awesome, I'll check it out. Thanks for the help.