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cleaning digital sensors

Zareeba

Stockton-on-Tees, UK
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"RE: cleaning digital sensors"

Zareeba Gold Member Nikonian since 08th Apr 2008
Sat 11-Aug-12 11:00 AM

I recently (well, a couple of days ago) cleaned the sensors on all 3 of our DSLRS (D700, D300 - mine; D200 hubby's). Used the Visible Dust Sensor loupe to check the sensor. Then the Kenair vacuum kit to get as much out as possible. Then sensor wipes with Eclipse solution - 2 drops each side of a wipe, wait till soaked in, then one pass with one side of the pad, another pass with the other side. Check with sensor loupe and repeat as necessary using a clean pad. Retain used pads so I can replace the pad part with PEC pads and save a bit of money (sensor cleaning pads can be quite expenisve here in the UK for some reason!). Repeat procedure with remaining 2 cameras. Job done!

PS: I really wouldn't recommend trying this as I did, after a glass or two (or maybe 3) of wine!

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