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manuel

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383+L Condensate Control
« on: August 05, 2012, 04:17:36 pm »
Hello,
 How does Atik control the condensate on the camera body, inside the camera and on the outside of the CCD window.

Manuel

andysea

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Re: 383+L Condensate Control
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2012, 03:23:35 am »
Manuel,
I'm having all sorts of condensation issues on the sensor of my brand new 383L+. It appears that the humidity is controlled by a desiccant plug that needs to be recharged or replaced periodically. My camera is 4 months old so I would probably say that the desiccant needs to be replaced every 3-4 months. I recharged the desiccant about 12 hours ago and I'm waiting the suggested 24 hours to see if I still get dew. I am also trying to get a good supply of desiccant for future replacements.

Andy
Tak NJP, AP Mach1+trl36, Kenko Skymemo
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Atik 383L+ color & mono
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