A&P need advice/ tips on cleaning sensor

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  1. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    over the past view days I seem to have gotten this speckle showing up in all of my pictures.

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    i did the self clean on my d300 2-3 times in the past day but its still showing up?

    is there anyway I can fix this or do I need to take it into a shop? I don't have any experience with this type of thing. thanks guys :h5:
     
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    I'd take it in to get it cleaned. The sensor brushes and the e2 liquid you need to clean it are actually pretty expensive. If you're gonna pay $50 for some brushes and a little bit more for the cleaning solution you might as well pay just a touch more and take it in.
     
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    I'd like to learn how to clean this myself, considering I've only had this camera less than 2 months and I dont want to have to pay for it to get cleaned every time this happens.

    I guess I never had this problem on my D50 because I pretty much just left one lens on it the whole time.
     
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    Sensor swab, or the like. It aint cheap though.
     
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    arctic butterfly ftmfw.

    expensive as all hell though.
     
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    is it normal for it to get dirty so fast, or should I just clone it out in photoshop for now...

    can I get a cleaning kit that lasts for a good while?
     
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    clone it out.

    and google the artic butterfly. It lasts forever.
     
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    I'll look into it, thanks
     
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    I have one. It's decent at blowing off stuff thats attached loosly enough to be blown off.

    But your d300 should be able to get rid of that shit on it's own, no?
     
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    awwww d300 awww
     
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    should be. I've tried it 3 times. maybe I should try running it a few more?

    shits useless if it can't even get this off.
     
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    picked up a hurricane blower today and it seems to have fixed it. i don't see the speck showing up in my recent pics, but we'll see.
     

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