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I usually just take mine out to the sidewalk in back and pressure wash it. That gives it a good "deep" cleaning. Of course, you have to wait a while for everything to dry before plugging in/powering on.
Just kidding, of course. Don't try this at home, kids. 🤪
The trouble with compressed air is it can blow dust into places as well as away from...
I always use a vacuum cleaner with a thin nozzle duck-taped to the end of the hose, and a soft paintbrush. Make the nozzle out of non-metal, lately I use the cardboard tube from empty toilet paper roll reshaped into a narrow cone. Then clean contacts with isopropyl alcohol. Note to self:- time to do this, and put new thermal paste on GPU.