D800, anything special about wet cleaning the sensor?

Started Aug 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Robin Casady Forum Pro • Posts: 12,898
Re: Thanks everyone

I found lenspens to be undesirable. They can pick up grit and become like sandpaper. There is a reason you are only supposed to use a sensor swab for one pass per side of the swab. They can pick up oils and smear the sensor surface. I also don't like the idea of blowing that carbon dust into the camera works.

ric82 wrote:

hello

i used the carbon pencil sensorklear2 several times on my d300 (4 years now) and it's ok
i had to do it 3 or 4 action last time to get sensor clear

now i do it with no problem at all, and no liquid at all

just have to blow before, to prevent scratch, and after for carbon dust leaves sensor

i keep the kit in my bag, and can use it anywhere if necessary during vacation
(sure not at the field !!)
rgds Eric

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