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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

How to clean your SLR sensor:

How to clean your SLR sensor:
Every photographer w/ an SLR needs the following equipment... then it's trivial to keep your sensor clean.

1.  To see the dirt needing removal and top verify the cleaning worked...: 
http://www.amazon.com/Delkin-Devices-DDSS-SINGLE2-SensorScope-Bag/dp/B001EGY4JW/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1310491528&sr=1-3 
http://www.copperhillimages.com/shopping/pgm-more_information.php?id=47 

SensorScope oSensorViewenables you to check your sensor to see if it needs cleaning-there's nothing safer than not cleaning your sensor. The SensorScope looks like a camera lens; however, it allows you to look back into your camera to inspect your sensor. The SensorScope is easily portable and provides a 5x magnification lens and 4 ultra bright LED lights, which are focused to completely illuminate the field of inspection.

there are various models - check around.

2.  A blower - first line of offense and defense.\http://www.amazon.com/Giottos-AA1900-Rocket-Blaster-Large/dp/B00017LSPI/ref=pd_bxgy_p_img_b  
Large black Rocket Air Blaster easily removes dust and debris from cameras, lenses and filters with a powerful blast of air. Made of environmentally-friendly rubber. Includes a one-way valve to prevent Blaster from breathing in dust and spreading it back to your equipment.


3.. A Sensor Swab Type 2 (Box of 12)  wipe paddle w/ a few tips  
http://www.amazon.com/Sensor-Swab-Type-Box-12/dp/B000BDCE1Y/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1310491839&sr=1-1
and

4. Eclipse Cleaning System Solution 
http://www.amazon.com/Photographic-Solutions-ECDCS-Cleaning-Solution/dp/B0000AUR1I/ref=pd_bxgy_hi_text_b 


5.,  Read/watch Copper Hill's tutorial on how to clean 
http://www.copperhillimages.com/index.php?pr=tutorials 

You can buy his stuff or the items I recommend - all about the same.

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