DSLR Sensor cleaning

DSLR sensor cleaning is scary. DSLR sensor cleaning is an intimidating thought initially, but once you get a hang of things, it is pretty simple. The first time I did it, I was mentally repeating all the prayers I knew, and was hoping I don’t have to visit the camera service center with a scratched sensor. Technically, it is not the sensor itself that is being cleaned. Every camera has a high pass filter over the sensor which you are touching during the cleaning process. Nevertheless, any damage to the high pass filter/sensor would mean a lot of money spent on repairs. My first time was good, and everything went fine. By now, having repeated this process many times,  I am confident in cleaning my camera’s sensor. I use a product called a SensorKlear (which I refer to as sensor pen) and at $9 I think it is one of the cheapest and most effective dry cleaning methods. Other products like the Arctic Butterfly and Copperhill system are all above $10 (even running into hundreds of dollars).

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