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03-24-2012, 11:48 PM   #1
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Dust on Sensor Removal?

What a good tool to remove dust off my sensor? I was thinking about the Pentax O-ICK1, but was wondering if there is anything else out there that's better and cheaper?

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QuoteOriginally posted by LegOverHead Quote
What a good tool to remove dust off my sensor? I was thinking about the Pentax O-ICK1, but was wondering if there is anything else out there that's better and cheaper?
Better and cheaper? No. Cheaper? Cans of compressed air are easier but eventually cost more. One kit will last you a long long time unless you compulsively clean the sensor daily. Better? No. Nothing else removes dust more effectively. The kit rulez!
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Better and cheaper? No. Cheaper? Cans of compressed air are easier but eventually cost more. One kit will last you a long long time unless you compulsively clean the sensor daily. Better? No. Nothing else removes dust more effectively. The kit rulez!
Was just wondering! Just purchased the kit, thanks for the help ^.^
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There are plenty of threads on this subject already here btw. Try an air blower, like the.. um.. air rocket? It can be fairly cheap and removes most dust.

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There are plenty of threads on this subject already here btw. Try an air blower, like the.. um.. air rocket? It can be fairly cheap and removes most dust.
One air blower is cheap. After a couple years, a dozen air blowers aren't so cheap.
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Still cheaper than buying canned air all the time. All cleaning tools need to be replaced eventually. I don't think an air blower is much worse than others in this regard.
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I'm struggling to imagine how much you'd have to abuse a blower bulb to require replacement more than once a decade or so...
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