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Hot Pixels on my D300


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Tue 18-Jun-13 04:17 PM

After 5 years the sensor is probably due for a good cleaning.

Below is a good website about sensor cleaning. Their products are good quality but you may want to look for a European supplier. Some camera shops will do sensor cleaning if you don’t want to do it yourself.


However, what you describe in the original post, the red pixels, is most likely a hot pixel.

Sensor dirt usually shows up as small round dark spots and they are usually seen when you shoot with a small aperture.

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