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VisibleDust EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs

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Product Highlights
  • Used to Clean Digital Camera Sensor
  • For Camera Sensor up to 16mm
  • For Cleaning Fluorine Coated Sensors
  • Used for Unknown Stain Type
  • Removes Water or Oil Fast

The VisibleDust EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus contains a 1ml bottle of VDust Plus and 4 (Green) 1.6x Vswab. The kit is used to remove unknown stains. It is a multi-ingredient, ISO alcoholic solution that removes water or oil fast, evaporates fast and is excellent for cleaning the mirror with a DHAP swab. The streak free motion is best used for fluorine coated sensors.

Kit contains 1ml bottle of VDust Plus and 4 (Green) 1.6x Vswab
Used to remove unknown stains
A multi-ingredient, ISO alcoholic solution that removes water or oil fast, evaporates fast and is excellent for cleaning the mirror with a DHAP swab
Streak free motion is best used for fluorine coated sensors
Cautionary notes
  • The VisibleDust sensor cleaning solutions and swabs are calibrated to work together to produce optimal and safe results. Please do not use alternative solutions with this swab. A simple grain of quartz which is found in cheaper solutions is enough to produce an expensive scratch on the low pass filter. These solutions are manufactured to the highest standard of quality that is practiced in pharmaceutical industries.

  • VisibleDust solutions are calibrated for normal evaporative rates:
    To keep the swab moist at all time to reduce the risk of scratches
    To increase the cleaning power, less swabbing more economical
    To reduce friction by being moist at all times during swabbing

  • The potential risk of fast evaporative solutions used as sensor cleaning is the following:
    An increase in the risk of damage and stress to sensor coating by using premature dry swab
    A great reduction in cleaning power by shortening the contact time between contaminants and solution due to the increased evaporation rate of the solution
    An increase in friction by using a premature drying swab, resulting in static charge build up leading to an even greater dust accumulation on the sensor

  • These cleaning liquids are intended to be placed on the swab first, so the concern for liquid seeping through the sensor is not valid or accurate. On the other hand, the disadvantages of a generic brand for fast evaporative liquid used for sensor cleaning may in fact cause damage to the sensor by requiring repeat swabbing and is not recommended.

VisibleDust EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs
  • Visible Dust Plus
  • 4 x Green 1.6x Vswabs
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    VisibleDustEZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs
     
    4.2

    (based on 33 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (16)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    89%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (24)
    • Reliable (9)
    • Lightweight (4)
    • Durable (3)

    Cons

    • Pricey / poor value (3)

    Best Uses

    • Landscape photography (4)
    • Everyday (3)
    • Home (3)
    • Travel (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (27)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (17), Professional (5), Semi-professional (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Quick and easy to use

    I noticed a couple weeks ago that I had dust on my Canon T2i's focusing screen (shows up in viewfinder, but not in my photos) and set to work to remove them using...Read complete review

    I noticed a couple weeks ago that I had dust on my Canon T2i's focusing screen (shows up in viewfinder, but not in my photos) and set to work to remove them using a blower which I did pretty easily. Unfortunately, in doing so, I somehow caused dust to get stuck on my sensor and they would not budge with a blower. I got distressed (since now the dust shows up on my photos!) and seriously considered taking my camera body to get it professionally cleaned, but I thought I'd try looking for a solution that's cheaper and I can do myself. Came across this product and decided to buy it.

    I was actually kind of hesitant to clean the sensor myself. I've used a blower before but never even come close to touching the sensor with anything in fear of breaking my camera. But cleaning with this product was really quick and easy and I managed to clean my sensor in 2-3 swipes. Definitely recommended!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    good for cleaning...a bit overpriced

    Pretty useful cleaner. Comes 4 in a pack, plus the solution. Separate solution and wipes have an advantage due to less worries about the swabs being too dry, and causing damage to the...Read complete review

    Pretty useful cleaner. Comes 4 in a pack, plus the solution. Separate solution and wipes have an advantage due to less worries about the swabs being too dry, and causing damage to the sensor itself. It really does clean the sensor pretty well although you'd have to use AT LEAST 2 swabs per cleaning. So in reality the 4 pack only cleans twice not 4 times. This is due to the smudging after the first cleaning. The second swab basically cleans the smudges. So 1 swab for the initial cleaning then the 2nd swab is for cleaning up after the first one. After its done you get a pretty clean sensor though.I would have given this 4 stars because it does work. Though [$] for 4 swabs, which really is like 2 swabs is a bit expensive.

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    4.0

    Product works great.

    By Auri

    from Florida

    Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Orange 1.6x Vswabs:

    This product worked exceedingly well and was delivered in a timely fashion by B&H and I've never had a problem with anything that I've ordered from B&H and I would use this product again. This was the first time I used this product and was surprised as to to the ease with which I was able youse it.

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    3.0

    works but expensive

    By DangerRanger

    from norcal

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Works Pretty Good

    Cons

    • Expensive
    • Inferior Directions

    Best Uses

      Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

      I bought this to clean the sensor on my canon T2i. It got most of the dust (95%) off with one swab going over the sensor twice. It would probably get it all if I did it again. It is pretty expensive for the amount of stuff you get. the directions on their website are better than the one that come with this kit.

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      1.0

      Worst product I ever purchased

      By psandeepdwh

      from Norristown, PA

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

            I would like to rate zero. It never removes any spot. Waste of money.

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            5.0

            DX Sensor Clean

            By bellbowrie

            from australia

            Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Orange 1.6x Vswabs:

            After blowing and brushing my first wet clean was a great success with this product.

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            5.0

            Does a superb job

            By ace1a

            from New York , NY

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                Does what it is support to and leaves no marks or any residue on sensor!, Great for traveling on planes where fluid restrictions apply!

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                4.0

                Worked good for me

                By Ken

                from MN

                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday use

                  Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Orange 1.6x Vswabs:

                  Worked really good for me on my Sony A65.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Save Money, Buy These

                  By Sawwhet

                  from Bonney Lake, WA

                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                  • Pricey

                  Best Uses

                  • Sensor cleaning

                  Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                  Giving 4 instead of 5 stars, because of price.
                  I found out it would be about $200 to have the camera store clean my sensor. I went on Youtube, and discovered all kinds of alternatives. These will do the job, for the most part. But use canned air first, and be careful...
                  I've had issues with my old camera, and the air and then these, did the job.

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                  3.0

                  OK not Great

                  By Steveais

                  from Midwest

                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                        It seemed like it just moved the dust around rather than remove it.

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                        5.0

                        simply hard to beat

                        By stevenchadg

                        from alabama

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                        • Be Careful

                        Best Uses

                        • Home
                        • Landscape Photography
                        • Portraits
                        • Studio
                        • Traveling

                        Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                        cleaning your sensor is not rocket science, at one time i thought it was unitll i came across this product if you go to there websight they got all the information u need to understand how to do this and u can go to youtube and check out some more video's but u got to remember one thing "" YOU GOT TO BE CAREFUL AND READ ALL THE DIRECTIONS!!!! if u dont then you will screw up and well costing you more money to find someone to fix something that u could avoided if u did right the first time. so buy it do what i said above and be amazed.

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                        5.0

                        Relieved My Panicking

                        By Laz

                        from Bay Area, CA

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Great value
                        • Works great

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Camera sensor cleaning

                          Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Orange 1.6x Vswabs:

                          I was taking macro shots of a tangerine, and once I was viewing the pictures on my laptop, I noticed a bunch of black spots. I thought it was dust on the lens, so I checked my lens. No dust on the front or rear elements, so I knew it had to be on the sensor. I locked up the mirror and saw a bunch of tiny dots. I tried cleaning it with compressed air and some of the dots disappeared, but the majority were still on the sensor. Panicking, I googled on how to clean camera sensors. Saw several ways to when looking on POTN, and more people recommended this wet method. I like buying from B&H, so I immediately went here and ordered it right after reading the reviews here and several other websites. It came well before the estimated arrival date, by the way, so even more credit to B&H.

                          The wipes are easy to use. I simply followed the instructions provided in the packaging, place one tip of the wipe in the solution vial and slowly flip to let the solution touch the wipe. Repeat on the other tip of the wipe. Start on one side of the sensor, and with light pressure, swipe across. I could still see that a few dots remained, so I did another pass (not suggested in the instructions). This removed more dots, but I could still see one or two dots remaining. I flipped the wipe to the other (clean side) and did a couple more passes. Voi-la, no dots anywhere. I did some before and after test shots, and was completely blown away on how great the wipe worked. I still have three more wipes left in the event that I get some more organic dust (from what I learned) on the sensor, and I will never change my lenses in the living room ever again since I'm assuming those tiny dots were skin cells (organic dust) and the like.

                          I'd definitely recommend this product for your sensor cleaning needs, and if you're contemplating ordering it else where, don't. Order from B&H since they have really low prices, great customer service, and really fast processing and shipping times. Make sure you get the appropriate size wipes for your camera body; i.e. full frame, 1.6x crop, 1.5x crop, etc.

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                          5.0

                          It totally works!

                          By Manfishmatt

                          from Carmel Valley

                          About Me Professional

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                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                              I purchased a Canon DSLR for shooting time-lapse and within two weeks it had many dust pieces on the sensor that would not come off with simple blowing. Needless to say it would be extremely time consuming to take the dust out of the hundred of shots I shoot for time-lapse each day. It also would not be practical to send in the camera for service every time the sensor was dusty but I was hesitant about cleaning the sensor myself. After reading and watching bunch of tutorials on the subject I decide to go for it. I am glad I did, this product worked flawlessly!

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                              5.0

                              Was way easier than expected

                              By swainton

                              from Cape May Court House, NJ

                              About Me Professional

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Everyday use
                                • Traveling

                                Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                                I was pretty scared to clean my own sensor but after Nikon stung me with a $ bill I was ready to give it a try. It was about as easy as it could be. I also bought the loupe by the same company and it helped out a ton way better than squinting under a light bulb. In less than a minute of stressing myself out then just going for it I had a perfectly clean sensor for way less than Nikon was charging me. Too easy

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                                5.0

                                I recommend it

                                By Dimi

                                from Baltimore

                                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                                      It looks that it works fine. I have no more dust on my sensor. This was the cheapest product for sensor cleaning that I found. Also, I always prefere to buy from B&H, because they have the greatest customer service ever.

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                                      3.0

                                      Easy to use, pretty cheap, does the job

                                      By Rob the Pentax Shooter

                                      from Jersey City, NJ

                                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Use

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Sensor cleaning

                                        Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                                        I used this on my Pentax K5 and K 2000 to clean the sensor. Yes I have had to use a few swabs - but I had avoided cleaning the sensor for some time. There are 4 in a pack and you may need to use an entire pack - and not every spec of dirt/dust gets cleaned from the sensor but it does an amazing job. I have since picked up another spare pack because I want to have this product on hand for next time I get dirt/dust in the sensor to avoid spotsa apperaring on my pics especially with blue sky backgrounds

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                                        5.0

                                        Works as advertised!

                                        By Matt

                                        from Oregon

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                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Reliable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Orange 1.6x Vswabs:

                                            At first, I was a bit worried about cleaning my sensor myself, but after using the EZ sensor cleaning kit I will do it again if needed - the product was easy to use and worked as advertised!

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                                            5.0

                                            EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit

                                            By Ken the photographer

                                            from Brick, New Jersey

                                            About Me Professional

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                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Use
                                            • Reliable

                                            Cons

                                            • None

                                            Best Uses

                                            • On your sensor

                                            Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                                            I use this product to remove dust from my sensor in my Canon 7D once a year or more often in dusty conditions. This kit is remarkable as to the way the swabs and fluid work together. It seems like the dirt lifts off the sensor quickly. This is good because I don't like to waste time doing this even though you have to be careful of the sensor. Best find for me as of this date.

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                                            5.0

                                            Worked Great

                                            By opi

                                            from Hillsboro, OR

                                            About Me Casual user

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Use

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Cleaning Sensor

                                              Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                                              Easy to use and cleaned my sensor well.

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                                              4.0

                                              Peace of Mind

                                              By William

                                              from Baltimore, MD

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                                              Pros

                                              • Easy To Use

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Orange 1.6x Vswabs:

                                                  It took me two swabs (4 swipes) to get my sensor clean. But the bottom line is that my sensor is clean. A little bit expensive, but well worth it for the peace of mind using a cleaning kit designed for your 1.6x crop sensor.

                                                  It's pretty difficult to get the alcoholic solution out of the vial's small opening, so getting a given number of "precise" drops out of it are pretty much impossible. But it should be good as long as you get some solution on the corners and let it sit and soak for a few seconds or so.

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                                                  2.0

                                                  Disappointed

                                                  By NDLunchbox

                                                  from Connecticut

                                                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                                                  Pros

                                                  • Easy To Use

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Expensive for single use
                                                  • Had to use all four swabs
                                                  • Left smears and spots

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Green 1.6x Vswabs:

                                                    I ended up using all four swabs for a single cleaning of my D7000, and there are still spots and now a large smear. I'm giving it two starts because it was easy to use.

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                                                    5.0

                                                    very EZ to use

                                                    By scott

                                                    from mass,

                                                    About Me Avid Adventurer

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                                                    Pros

                                                    • Easy To Use

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about EZ Sensor Cleaning Kit with VDust Plus and 4 Orange 1.6x Vswabs:

                                                        great for in the field ...

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