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Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack)

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Product Highlights
  • Individually Packed & Pre-Moistened
  • For Indium Tin Oxide Coated Sensors
  • Extremely Pure

The Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors is a reliable cleaning fluid designed to clean CCD/CMOS chips. It is also secure for other optical and imaging surfaces.

The swabs are produced in clean rooms to the highest possible standards . These swabs, coated with Eclipse, a special Tin Oxide cleaning solution, leave no visible residue (less than 5 parts per million (ppm).  

When used correctly, and in accordance with instructions from both Photographic Solutions and your camera manufacturer, this product will not cause any damage to your sensor.  

Sensors for Type 3 Swabs

  • Canon EOS 1Ds
  • Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II
  • Canon EOS 1Ds Mark lII
  • Contax N Digital
  • Kodak DCS 14n
  • Kodak DCS SLR/c
  • Kodak DCS SLR/n
  • Leica DMR
  • Nikon D3
  • Nikon D700
  • Sony DSLR-A900

    Note! Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse Solution may be used with conventional CMOS/CCD sensors as well. Please check manufacturer's web site for latest camera compatibility

  • Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack)
  • 4 Pack
  • Instruction Sheet
  • CCD Sensor Guarantee
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    Photographic SolutionsSensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack)
     
    4.1

    (based on 83 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (46)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (17)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (7)

    81%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (60)
    • Reliable (28)
    • Lightweight (19)
    • Durable (6)

    Cons

    • Not functional (7)
    • Difficult to use (4)

    Best Uses

    • Travel (21)
    • Everyday (11)
    • Home (8)
    • Portraits (6)
    • Landscape photography (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Professional (32), Semi-professional (23), Enthusiast (15), Pro photographer (4), Semi-pro photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (67)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A Wonderful Swab!

    I have a Leica DMR and it creates so good 3D feeling than any of exisitng latest DSLR. Recently, I found there are quite a lot of dirt points on the sensor and some...Read complete review

    I have a Leica DMR and it creates so good 3D feeling than any of exisitng latest DSLR. Recently, I found there are quite a lot of dirt points on the sensor and some of them are hardly to be removed by regular methods. I start to search at B&H website and found this Magic swab. It is so easy to use and very effective, only in minutes, all of these dirt points gone! I would like to recommend to others who have the same issues on their sensors! reat product with very reasonable price! Only need to keep in mind - while you sweep from one end of sensor to another end, do not leave sensor and then sweep from this end back t another end, it is all. I only use one swab and obtain very clean sensor.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Don't waste your money!

    I had a few dust spots on my sensor filter, and tried these swabs (after watching their video on how to use their product). Well, after using an entire pack of these...Read complete review

    I had a few dust spots on my sensor filter, and tried these swabs (after watching their video on how to use their product). Well, after using an entire pack of these swabs, I ended up replacing the dust spots with long streaks, which ultimately I ended up having to have professionally removed. My guess is that the Eclipse that was preloaded on the swab had dried up in the packagae. If you have to, get the swabs plain and apply the Eclipse at the time of use (2 drops, that's all).

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    5.0

    Simple Effective Sensor Cleaning

    By The McKenzie Kid

    from Eugene OR

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sensor Cleaning

      Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

      Sometimes when you change lenses in the field, no matter how careful you are, you can end up with spots on your sensor. These swabs are pre-cut to the exact dimension of the sensor. You just have to follow the instructions, from your camera manual and the swab package. The first time I used one I was very nervous, but it is easy to use and restores your sensor to pristine condition.

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      • No

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      3.0

      Expected better

      By MikeR

      from Walla Walla, WA USA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use

      Cons

      • Left Streaks

      Best Uses

      • Cleaning Dlsr Low Pass Fi

      Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

      Cleaned the low pass filter, but left a noticeable residue. I used a LensPen SensorKlean to remove the streaks and was satisfied with the result.

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      • No

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      5.0

      I would buy this product again

      By gs

      from san francisco ca

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos

        Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

        service

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        • No

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        5.0

        Perfect cleaning kit for my sensor.

        By Ed the Edge

        from Clearwater Florida

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

            Simple and easy to use.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Killed the swarm of bees :)

            By tspade3

            from The Jersey Shore

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                Built up a lot of sensor dirt, but shooting mostly near wide open I never really noticed. I have been doing a sunrise project and stopped down and wow, that added a lot of post processing dust removal. I researched this product a bit off BnH and liked what I read. It did a really great job, near 100%. Make sure you get the right one for you sensor as there are two sizes. DO NOT over use this product and DO NOT use it for more than one swipe. Follow the directions. The bees in the sky are gone.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Good product, Great company

                By Old Man in the Mountains

                from Bayfield CO

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                    This is as straight forward to use as it could be given that you have to expose your DSLR sensor, which is deep in the body, and wipe it clean. Raise the mirror, open the shutter, place the swab against one side, apply enough pressure to flex the handle, wipe to the other side of the sensor, release the pressure flexing the handle the other direction and wipe back to the starting edge. Take a photo of the blue sky and check for any remaining dust. Repeat with another swab if necessary.

                    I had a little wet-looking area after the first attempt and was concerned that I had done something wrong. Calling the 800 number then emailing an image of the sky showing the problem got me straight. The service was prompt, friendly and professional. These folks really care and the product works.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Hoo-Ha what a swiper!

                    By AlanWytz the Runner

                    from A ficticious town outside of Weehawkin

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer
                    Staff Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Good Video Quality

                    Cons

                    • Poor Audio

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                      These swipes are outragous though they are a bit on the salty side. I have to watch my sodium intake so I'm going to go easy on these puppies.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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                      5.0

                      does the job!

                      By dave

                      from rhode island

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                            Very effective for cleaning a sensor.

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                            • No

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                            2.0

                            bad batch? not happy this time.

                            By gastwa

                            from rockville, MD

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                            • Too Much Fluid

                            Best Uses

                            • Travel

                            Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                            i've used the sensor swabs previously and they have been great. the current batch i received has too much liquid on the swab and it is not possible to get the sensor clean without leaving streaks of fluid. i also have the sensor swabs that do not have the liquid on them, so i was able to finish cleaning the sensor with one of those. i tried a few of them and they were all too "wet". previous batches did not have this problem. I purchased the liquid separately to use with the dry swabs. that way i can control the amount of fluid on the swab. disappointing because these are the best option for travel.

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                            3.0

                            Not so sure

                            By DJ

                            from Elmhurst

                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Good price value

                            Cons

                            • Hard To Clean

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                              Not for my 5D mark II camera. It clean up the middle area but still have some dirt in the corner area, the second try it made it worse. It could be i wasn't clean it the right way (i used 3 swaps). But a good thing this product seems do not scratch your lens because it made from special materials. If you have never clean up the sensor maybe it is a bit harder, If your lens is very dirty, better bring it to the specialist camera repair. It did not work for me even i used 3 swipes, still has a streak line on the sensor. I took to specialist for $, and my sensor like new again. You can try it, but be very careful. It maybe works for some camera, but not for my 5D Mark II. Good Luck if you want to try it.

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                              1.0

                              THEY DON'T WORK!

                              By Jack

                              from Tucson

                              About Me Professional

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                                    Pre-moistened sensor swabs are a complete rip-off! In trying to clean my D4s sensor, I burned through three packs of this over-priced junk. All they did was move the streaks around, leaving me with a camera sensor so badly impaired I can't use it. DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT!

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                                    4.0

                                    sure shot

                                    By rpskk

                                    from Pittsburgh, PA

                                    About Me Professional

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                                        these sensor swabs were perfect, I was very nervous about cleaning my sensor (5DMKII), effortless , that is the wordcheers

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                                        5.0

                                        It does what it promises.

                                        By Pelle

                                        from Santa Ana, CA

                                        About Me Semi-Professional

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Reliable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Digital Full Frame
                                          • Nikon D600

                                          Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                                          There are plenty of instructional videos on YouTube. It was easier than it seems.

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                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          Easy cleaning

                                          By MICAstudent

                                          from Baltimore

                                          Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                                          I used this product to clean the sensor of my 5DMarkII. It was extremely easy to do and much less intimidating than using a bottle or spray cleaning solution. I will definitely be recommending this product to other photographers!

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                                          5.0

                                          Very Easy to Use & Very Effective

                                          By Bob

                                          from Colorado

                                          About Me Semi-Professional

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Use
                                          • Lightweight
                                          • Reliable

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Everyday use
                                            • Home
                                            • Landscape Photography
                                            • Macro Photography
                                            • Portraits
                                            • Studio
                                            • Traveling

                                            Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                                            I bought this product based on comments seen on the Leica User Group web page. Let me just say this: it's easy to use and works great! My only 'negative' is that the item is not cheap, however, since it works so well I will buy more in the future.
                                            I would highly recommend the product

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                                            1.0

                                            This was a bust.

                                            By tankinmd

                                            from Silver Spring MD

                                            About Me Professional

                                            Verified Buyer

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                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                                                  Hate to say it, but this did not work at all.
                                                  I had a friend who has cleaned "sensors" many times help me.
                                                  I did the wipe as instructed (watched the vid) and it left a lot of streaks.
                                                  So I did it again and more streaks, in a different spot.
                                                  Had my experienced friend try it, and he immediately said there was way too much solution on the swabs... that was leaving the streaks.
                                                  He got his swabs out with his Eclipse solution, put on 2-3 drops , cleaned the "sensor" the same way and no streaks or blobs on the "sensor"... perfect.
                                                  I have since ordered the dry swabs from B&H and the solution from Photographic Solutions (B&H says they can't ship it)
                                                  So, next, I'm going to use the dry swabs with the solution.. just not as much solution as on the pre-wet ones I bought.
                                                  The D800 seems to leave a lot of blobs on the sensor filter.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Does the Trick

                                                  By RC

                                                  from Frederick, MD

                                                  About Me Semi-Professional

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Easy To Use

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                                                      The swabs worked as advertised, with no problems at all.
                                                      I would certainly order some more in the future and would recommend them to others.

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                                                      4.0

                                                      Wipe away dust

                                                      By Joe at Tiger

                                                      from Jefferson, GA

                                                      About Me Professional

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Easy To Use

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                          Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                                                          I had to clean my sensor on my Canon 5DM2 and didn't have the time to send off to repair center for cleaning. So I ordered the Sensor Swabs. They were easy to use and did a nice job. Not perfect, but realy good. It left a few spots in the corners after the 1st swab, but removed after using the 2nd swab.
                                                          I'd buy again.

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                                                          5.0

                                                          Do it yourself, save money

                                                          By Trek Rider

                                                          from Kokomo, IN

                                                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Easy To Use

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • Home

                                                            Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                                                            Do it yourself and save money

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                                                            5.0

                                                            Worked as advertised

                                                            By C.P.

                                                            from Houston, TX

                                                            About Me Professional

                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                            Pros

                                                            • Durable
                                                            • Easy To Use
                                                            • Reliable

                                                            Cons

                                                            • A little pricey

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • Traveling

                                                            Comments about Photographic Solutions Sensor Swab Plus with Eclipse for Type 3 Sensors (4 Pack):

                                                            I was having trouble keeping dust off the sensor in my D600. I decided to purchase these after a recommendation from a fellow photographer who used them on her D800 with great results. After following the tutorials on Sensor Swab's website, the cleaning process couldn't have been easier! The swab completely removed all the dust and dirt on the sensor and I was back in business. I'm not sure why other reviewers are having issues with these; must be operator error!

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