Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/01/11

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Subject: [Leica] M8 dust...
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Sun Jan 11 10:43:39 2009
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On Jan 11, 2009, at 7:05 AM, Douglas Sharp wrote:

> Steve,
> Take a look at Visible Dust products - I've used their rotating  
> brush, swabs and cleaning lfluids on my Canon 20D and 300D with  
> great success. A blower bulb is also useful for loose dust.
> The spinning brush generates static in its bristles to pick off  
> loose dust without having to touch the sensor. I usually use this  
> every time before I take a digital out, just to make sure.

I really like the idea...seems rather expensive, safe ? works ?


> I use the swabs when greasy or water spray spots are on the sensor -  
> usually happens if you're changing lenses in damp weather or have  
> blown dust off your sensor.
> Cheers
> Douglas
> Steve Barbour wrote:
>> I have two stubborn dust spots on my M8 sensor that will not be  
>> blown out...
>> one upper right, one central...
>> I think I can see them...what presently is the very best way to  
>> remove them?
>> Is a fine clean camel hair brush OK, or is there some other device  
>> available ?
>> thank you,
>> Steve
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