A&P DSLR Maintence

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  1. Mint

    Mint Active Member

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    Hey guys I'm wonder if i should ever be removing my lens to clean the CCD or anything else
    I have a Nikon D40x with a 18-135mm lens, since its my only lens, i never remove it from the camera.

    What kind of maintenance should i be doing to protect my investment.
     
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    iridium130 OT Supporter

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    if you never take the lens off the camera, you probably don't need to clean the sensor yet
     
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    If it never leaves the camera, the likely hood of dust getting it is very slim.
     
  4. sea bass

    sea bass Guest

    how good is canon's sensor cleaner?
     
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    adamlewis88 New Member

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    Its not. Its junk that people ask for so Canon sells it. Ive used it to try and get stuff over and over to no avail. However, take a blower to it and its all gone.
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    not quite true. dust will be created from the internal moving parts (ie mirror). nothing comes from the factory clean as a whistle. there will be dust inside the body when the consumer first gets it.
     
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    I saw a display XTi in an Office Depot. It would turn on and stuff, but there was nothing on the front. The mirror was so filthy it made me wanna cry.
     
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    I've taken almost 10,000 pics with my DSLR, and change the lens often enough.

    Yes, if you stop down to f/22 and take a picture of a blue sky you can see some dust marks. but until I start noticing dust spots in actual photos I'm not cleaning it.
     

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