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Old 05-04-2017, 10:51 PM
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Default What are you cleaning your ICON with?

My D-Control is getting a bit grubby.

What are you using to clean it with?

I have a good foam spray I used to clean my Euphonix CS surface with which worked great but I'm not sure how durable the D-Control Lexan is and the print on the Lexan also.

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Old 05-05-2017, 03:24 AM
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Good question. I've been thinking about this myself lately. Thanks.
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Old 05-05-2017, 03:48 AM
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I have a 3M electronics vacuum that I use regularly, followed by a slightly damp soft cloth. That's it.
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Old 05-05-2017, 06:30 AM
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Paint brush and a vacuum to swipe the dust off. Any stubborn marks just a bit of foam spray on a lint free cloth and wipe it off.
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swift it
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Old 07-28-2017, 01:16 PM
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I thought a coffee soaked napkin was the correct method


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Old 07-28-2017, 01:28 PM
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I thought a coffee soaked napkin was the correct method

Ohhh so that's how it's supposed to be done!!!
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Old 07-31-2017, 01:48 PM
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I use the following:

Incredible Blower!

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...KIKX0DER&psc=1

I use this to wipe clean all my electronic gear:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...KIKX0DER&psc=1

I use this set with my shop vac for cleaning tight spaces on gear/computer, as well as detailing my cars.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...JQRV6ZW3&psc=1
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I'm using a portable vacuum cleaner with a little help of clean paint brush and cloth. :)
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Default Re: What are you cleaning your ICON with?

one reason (of around 3) that I prefer the old blue D-Commands is they don't seem to gather dust, look worn or get dirty so quickly (vs the ES/Black ones).

And honestly, other than 1 or 2 maybe lesser used functions, I can operate my d-command in the *dark* from muscle memory, I know what every button is even without reading labels so that's never been an issue for me (only while you learn it but you can leave the lights on ).

OT but I also genuinely prefer the looks of the blue one, the ES seems like it wasn't thought about design wise like the original, how the text melts away is a good thing for me on the blue as the overal look is a lot smoother, pleasing, less contrasted, less busy. Sure the sky blue colour choice is a bit odd but typically looks grey in low studio light and blends better with the silver fader panels. I love the white surfaces vs the black.

Now had they designed it from the get go to have dark panels I think they would have done a better job, but it seems like they just quickly re-designed it without that same overall cool 'spacey' aesthetic, or cohesive design the original icons had. When I see an ES (which is still mighty cool don't get me wrong it's just colour!) I do find it looks a bit messy and the green leds etc clash a bit with the high contrast black panels. It's just not as 'zen' like when mixing vs old bluey 8-)

bit of side topic there, sorry.

I clean it with a microfibre (like you get for glasses but LARGE) and have used gentle spray cleaners on a fluffy microfibre (just a little applied to the cloth itself) without any harm nor wearing of the text. Just be sure the spray you use is a gentle one without anything that harms plastic etc. If in doubt, use a damp (water) cloth.

Mine doesn't really need cleaning much, again that light design kinda keeps itself clean (unless you spill coffee on it then you deserve what you get for having coffee so close to this beauty!)
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