JJC Sensor Cleaner Swabs
These JJC Sensor Cleaner Swabs are specifically designed for cleaning APS-C & Mirrorless OR Full Frame CCD, CMOS. This listing is for single-use, individual swabs.
Sensor cleaning rod for APS- C or Full frame CCD, CMOS. Each sensor cleaning rod is vacuum packaged.
The cleaning tongue adopts a design which can effectively reduce the contact with the sensor. Made of high quality microfiber, the cleaning tongue features a high dust-attracting power. The cleaning tongue not only wipes away dust and dirt, but also leaves no lint after cleaning.
This Sensor Cleaner is also suitable for cleaning other delicate devices’ surfaces including smartphones, keyboards, LCD screens and eyeglasses.
Regular sensor cleans on your camera is important to maintain it.
If you change lenses often / or go on many shoots, especially outdoors; you’d want to bring an Eco Friendly Rubber Dust Cleaning Air Blower along with you!
With many lens changes, attracts more dust and dirt – you can do a quick pass with the rocket blower to make sure no dust gets in. It’s an inexpensive, powerful and effective tool
Purchase one of these JJC Sensor Cleaner Swabs to do the job yourself (instructions below), or alternatively – we can do this as a service for you.
Nobody likes a dirty sensor, and we’re here to help; Drop your camera in for a sensor clean and we’ll have it looking and performing like the day you first fell in love with it.
What you’ll need to clean your camera sensor:
You’ll need an Eco Friendly Rubber Dust Cleaning Air Blower & One of these JJC Sensor Cleaner Swabs.
How to clean your camera sensor
Battery must be @ at least 80% or ideally, full to begin – or the shutter might close, and you can damage the curtains.
Most cameras have self-cleaning modes. Search your camera menu and give it a try.
This is the easiest way to clean your camera sensor. You won’t have to get near your sensor or even take your lens off!
Step 1 – Continued:
If there is no auto self cleaning mode: You will need to clean your sensor manually.
In the ‘tools’ section of your camera menu; select: ‘Sensor Cleaning’, then select: ‘Clean Manually’ or ‘Lock mirror up for cleaning’, then ‘Start’
Use an Eco Friendly Rubber Dust Cleaning Air Blower; and gently force air into the sensor area. Hold your camera upside down so that dust and other stuff falls out. You’ll want to blow air in multiple directions to make sure anything loose will fall out.
*Be careful not to hold the front nozzle too close to your sensor.
Make sure you are in a clean room. Bathrooms are usually a great place for sensor cleaning!
If you have image stabilization turned on or enabled on your camera, turn it off so that the sensor is locked.
You don’t want to damage your image stabilization by manually moving it around.
If you have a DSLR, you can enter into self-cleaning mode, which will flip the mirror up and expose the camera sensor.
Also, make sure your camera is off when cleaning your sensor. If the camera is turned on, it might attract more dust to the sensor because of the electronics.
Use a Sensor Swab, and gently pass a swab over your sensor. (Clean from one side to the other), then turn the cleaner over and repeat.
Exit the cleaning mode of the camera menu, take a test shot to make sure it’s clean – zoom up on a computer screen to check your photo.
*(Shoot at the sky so you can easily see if there is any dirt remaining).
Tips and tricks for cleaning your mirrorless camera sensor
- Do not touch your sensor with anything other than a clean sensor swab.
- Do not use compressed air near your sensor or camera. This will damage your sensor and could damage other internal parts of your camera.
- Do not shake your camera. If you have any image stabilization, it could throw off the calibration.
- Do not keep your sensor exposed for too long. While you’re waiting to clean the sensor, you risk getting more things into or on your camera sensor.
- Do not splash water on your sensor. This will damage the internal parts of your camera and won’t be good for anything.