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Oct 13, 2017 03:49 |  #1

My 1dx2 sensor needs a clean.
A blower brush is not cutting the mustard so I'm looking at wet cleaning.

Anyone done this before?
Recommended kit's or fluids?
Worth trying or should I pay canon to do it?

My thanks in advance.


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Oct 13, 2017 04:44 |  #2

There is so much info out there already. Do a search for "sensor cleaning" and you'll get a few dozen threads discussing all the different ways, pros/cons, horror stories and such. There is no right way and lots of wrong ways to clean a sensor. Before embarking read as much as you can and give it a go.


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Oct 13, 2017 16:50 |  #3

Your profile indicates you live in Portsmouth UK. I would think you still have some decent independent camera stores that might even have a tech on staff (something rare here in the States). If so see if you can take the camera in for a cleaning on a while you wait basis and ask to watch. I did that for my first cleaning and the tech explained every step as I watched. The cost was $25 but I've done it myself ever since. It isn't a difficult process with the right cleaning materials.

Added information: These people (see http://www.mycammend.c​o.uk/camera-repair-portsmouth.html (external link)) are local to you, at least by the info in your profile. Give them a call and see if they will clean the sensor on a "wait" basis.




  
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Oct 13, 2017 21:14 |  #4

Roger Cicala is one of our members & the owner of Lens Rentals: How to clean a camera sensor (external link)


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Oct 14, 2017 07:40 |  #5

One of the best sensor cleaning sites / info sources ever:

http://www.cleaningdig​italcameras.com/ (external link)


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