LCD scratches

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by kjk, Feb 19, 2004.

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    kjk Guest

    Hi Folks,

    I've accumulated some small, fine scratches on the screen of my Canon
    G5. I presume that the screen has an anti-glare coating, and the
    scratches seem to only affect that. I can't feel them with my
    fingernail. Does anybody know what I might do to correct this
    problem? Any advice would be much appreciated. Thanks.

    Ken
     
    kjk, Feb 19, 2004
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    Lucas Tam Guest

    I heard metal polish may work to buff out the scratches. Check your local
    home depot.
     
    Lucas Tam, Feb 19, 2004
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    James Silverton, Feb 19, 2004
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    Mike S. Guest


    Any polishing maneuver sufficient to remove those fine scratches will also
    polish or remove the anti-glare coating/texture, unevenly. Your
    result may very well be FAR more objectionable than the few scratches.

    Get one of those clear vinyl ptotective layers (Hoodman or the like) and
    pretend they aren't there.
     
    Mike S., Feb 19, 2004
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  5. That WILL RUIN the glass - guaranteed!

    Fred
     
    Fred A. Miller, Feb 19, 2004
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    Lucas Tam Guest

    Maybe it's the wrong stuff... plastic polish? I used it once in shop class
    years ago and it made my plastic figurine super shiny!
     
    Lucas Tam, Feb 19, 2004
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    Kevin Karter Guest

    Ken,

    There is a company on the net where you can purchase protectors for short
    money. One is:

    http://www.daproducts.com/

    They make all kinds of protectors.

    Kevin
     
    Kevin Karter, Feb 19, 2004
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  8. Hi Ken,

    The easiest solution is to replace the screen if it really bothers you.
    It is not that expensive and you will be happy afterwards.
    I paid for mine less than AU$200.00 including labour.

    Regards
    Gerhard
     
    Gerhard Beulke, Feb 20, 2004
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    agent yelow, Feb 20, 2004
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    Steve King Guest

    Steve King, Feb 20, 2004
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