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#1 lwang0622



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Posted 06 June 2018 - 12:11 PM

Does anyone know how I can get this scratch out of the back of my inon uwl h100 lens.
Super bummed... I can see it and I'm sure it will effect future photos. Thanks

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#2 Kraken de Mabini

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Posted 27 August 2018 - 09:07 AM

It is possible to remove lens scratches with cerium oxide powder in water and a drill-mounted rotary pad.  

However, the polish will remove the lens coating plus a minute amount of optical glass.


If it was my lens, I would first contact the dealer or Inon directly, maybe they can replace or repair the lens. 

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Posted 28 August 2018 - 11:03 AM

you can try to find the same lens, with a front element problem, and make one out of two...
Have done that with the Inon 165 fisheye lens.

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Posted 28 August 2018 - 01:53 PM

As has been explained before, you can get it out of the way of the sensor....