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How Do You Clean Your Zaurus?
« on: September 02, 2005, 04:38:14 pm »
I was wondering how everybody cleaned their Zaurus's screens.

I wipe it with a non-lint cloth, but that does not always remove everything, does anybody have any great methods they want to share?
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« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2005, 05:20:57 pm »
I always use the throwaway clots for cleaning glasses (the ones for bad eyes) which have some detergent which does wonders for fingerprints and other dirt
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2005, 05:36:33 pm »
Same here.  You don't even  need to dry the screen afterwards, because whatever detergent is on them evaporates in a couple seconds without leaving smears.  The ones I use I got at lenscrafters but I imagine that one brand is probably just as good as another in this case.
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2005, 08:13:04 am »
Bit of spit on a tissue.

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« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2005, 10:13:07 am »
I use one of those microfibre cloths that come with your glasses.  You can get them at any optician.  Really makes the screen sparkle.
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« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2005, 11:19:46 am »
Klear Screen http://www.klearscreen.com/ really work well.
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« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2005, 10:50:50 am »
The only thing that ever touches the screen of my Z is a screen protector.  Nothing special, just cheap Belkin ones, they come in packs of 10 and aren't even made specifically for the Z.  Sometimes I'll end up with the wrong size and have to cut them down to fit.  When necessary, I can wipe them with a tissue, or a napkin, my t-shirt, whatever, because they're easily and cheaply replacable.

One of my coworkers has stuck with his 5500, using it for a couple of years without screen protectors.  His screen has been very noticably scratched and scored by the stylus.  You can see large rough areas of the screen where he's dragged scrollbars, pressed window widgets in the upper right corner, etc.

Makes me glad I've always used screen protectors.
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« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2005, 11:10:53 pm »
a cotton T-shirt  (that i'm wearing)

hasn't done any harm yet...