A&P Lenspen products worth it?

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  1. verbal

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    Their brushes are optical quality, so you don't have to worry about them scratching or falling out on your optics. The "cleaning" end works well if you have a little stuck on particle you can't get off any other way. They make a sensor pen as well (don't know if it's included) I've used it and it works, but if you have any doubt in yourself at all about cleaning your sensor, don't. Have it done, it may cost a bit but it's worth it to not be liable for fucking your camera.

    If you identify dirt or dust on any of your gear first try to blow it with a good blower, then if it's glass or your view finder use the brush, if it's the sensor try blowing it again, then use the cleaning end lens pen if you're confident (never the brush on the sensor), have it cleaned if you aren't. Blowing almost always works though.
     
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    its really not that hard to clean your damn sensor. just read the how-tos first so that you dont do anything stupid.
     
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    It's hard enough that I don't feel comfortable telling people it's easy. I'm sure most people can shave with a straight razer, but I'm not going to say they should without reading how and being comfortable first.
     
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    I was mainly thinking about the lens cleaners and thought I'd get the kit instead of the regular and mini pens.

    How often should the sensor be cleaned anyway?
     
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    Never just for fun. Only when you see dust.
     
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    microfiber cloth

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    i use pecpads + eclipse for everything :dunno:
     
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    I have a lenspen for my lenses and I love it. If something wet dries on there, it may not get that off...but fingerprints and stuff is no problem.
     

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