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Apr 17, 2009 13:28 |  #1

crappers! saw some consistent marks on a couple of shots today, and I went through the procedure to check for stuff on the sensor. Sure enough couple of spots on it.
Geez and I was trying to be careful with it to boot, always pointed it downward, never changed lenses outside. Guess there must be more dust floating around in my truck than I had imagined.

oh well, time for a rocket blower I guess.

what's the consensus on sensor brushes. Is it worth it to get them or is more like any particles that resist the blower are gonna need a wet swab anyway?


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Apr 17, 2009 14:27 |  #2

anothernewb wrote in post #7750710 (external link)
what's the consensus on sensor brushes. Is it worth it to get them or is more like any particles that resist the blower are gonna need a wet swab anyway?

Yes, there will be times when a Rocketblower is not enough. Check http://www.copperhilli​mages.com (external link) and Adorama or B&H for other kit makers.


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Apr 17, 2009 16:00 |  #3

sounds good. not exactly looking forward to wet cleaning it myself - but the nearest shop that will clean it is 180 miles away. By the time I pay for gas back and forth I might as well learn to do it myself or sent it to cannon and just eat the cost.


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Apr 17, 2009 16:24 as a reply to  @ anothernewb's post |  #4

With a steady hand and good light, it should not be difficult at all. There are a couple threads here alluding to the simplicity of the process. I think the most important thing is to get swabs from the most reliable companies.


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Apr 17, 2009 16:50 |  #5

anothernewb wrote in post #7750710 (external link)
crappers! saw some consistent marks on a couple of shots today, and I went through the procedure to check for stuff on the sensor. Sure enough couple of spots on it.
Geez and I was trying to be careful with it to boot, always pointed it downward, never changed lenses outside. Guess there must be more dust floating around in my truck than I had imagined.

oh well, time for a rocket blower I guess.

what's the consensus on sensor brushes. Is it worth it to get them or is more like any particles that resist the blower are gonna need a wet swab anyway?

Try here


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