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11-14-2020, 07:34 AM   #46
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Regretfully, I need to read this whole thread again

A wet clean will be in order.

Perhaps we should have a show us your dirty sensor thread

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When it comes to cleaning I find that the best is to send it out and let the pros do the work....... this way I don't screw it up and if they do it is on their dime.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kevin B123 Quote
Regretfully, I need to read this whole thread again

A wet clean will be in order.

Perhaps we should have a show us your dirty sensor thread
What I see on that photo is reminiscent of the plethora of dust spots that appeared in my last year's vacation photos. They were very efficiently removed with the moist swab procedure which I performed myself. Look in your camera manual for the sensor cleaning procedure. Follow those instructions and use caution, a light touch and do not over moisten the swab. You can do it.
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Perhaps we should have a show us your dirty sensor thread
I hardly ever have dirty snsor pictures anymore since I've adopted the habit of taking a picture at f/22 or so of the white wall that we have in the room where I keep my lenses. Whenever I see some dust, I'll just clean it off with the blower. I'll save some, though.

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Regretfully, I need to read this whole thread again

A wet clean will be in order.

Perhaps we should have a show us your dirty sensor thread
Had similar on Kx some months ago. Bit the bullet and cleaned it myself. Really was no problem. A magnifying glass, loupe helps a lot to identify what you are dealing with and to see the results. Just make sure you have plenty of battery power for mirror lockup.
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I clean my sensor when necessary, all the way to a wet cleaning. Usually based on finding images like the post above coming out of my camera and finding that the more typical methods progression wouldn't work.

With my current K3, I've actually only done a wet cleaning once as it seems a rocket blower and the initial start up shake work a lot better than my older bodies. I'm probably more careful now about changing my lenses than I used to be.
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I'll typically clean my sensors here at home at least once a year and depending on where I've done lens changes, home or field, perhaps once or twice more. A single dust spot will make me crazy.

It's an easy process if you have the right tools. IMO that includes a sensor loupe. Takes all of 5 minutes.

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I have not owned a rocket blower until I got my K70, got one in the bundle. I'll have to keep it in mind for the minor dust bunnies that may arise.

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