Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Samsung NX

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Jul 27, 2012, 1:36 AM   #1
Senior Member
WCKSer's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 2,841
Default Sensor cleaning on the NX100

The worst thing that can happen after you spend hours in trying to get good shots is to find unwanted artifacts or smudges on your pictures. This is the results of lints or dust particles got into the camera and deposited on the sensor.

1. Most common practice is to try to blow them using a rubber bulb blower. What if it does not works and particles are still stuck in the sensor.

2. I have tried to use a Q-tip with a little distilled water on it to wipe off or pick up the particles. This is pretty safe for the sensor but the it takes time for the water to dry out.

3. I have great success using a cleaning compound, Trichlorotrifluoroethane on both the NX100 and my Sony A200. Using the way like distilled water with a Q-tip. It picks off the particles off the sensor without leaving any residue and dries almost instantly. Make sure that the area you are working in is well ventilated as this stuff is pretty toxic according to the label on the spray can.
Canon 5D MKII, EF 24-105mm f/4L, EF 50mm f/1.8, EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro, Tamron 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 SP Di VC USD XLD, Sigma DG 150-500mm f/5.-6.3 APO HSM.
Canon EOS T3i, 7D and 70D EF 17-40mm f/4L, EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6, Sigma 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM, 430 EXII Flash.
Sony A200, SLT-A58 System with HVL-F42AM Flash.
Mirrorless APS-C camera: Samsung NX100, Canon EOS-M.
M4/3 systems: Olympus OM-D-E-M5 and Panasonic DMC-G3.
WCKSer is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:29 AM.