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Topic # 206093 9-Dec-2016 11:17
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Hi guys,

 

I wonder if anyone could recommend a camera sensor cleaning service?

 

I have my oldish canon 40d, which I'd like to get serviced, cleaning sensor mainly. After US trip with multi lens swaps in dusty desert conditions, there are a lot of dots on images :)

 

I used canon service in the past, but now I need camera back before or on 22nd Dec with another trip, they replied that most likely won't happen and I don't want to risk it and end-up without camera for holiday period.

 

So, anyone knows any good walk in store/camera service center were I can leave camera for hour or two while they service it?

 

I'm in AKL.

 

I don't want to do it myself as I fear I'll break something :)

 

Thanks for recommendations.

 

 





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  Reply # 1685204 9-Dec-2016 11:54
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Canon NZ 

 

https://www.canon.co.nz/support/canon-service-centre




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  Reply # 1685205 9-Dec-2016 11:55
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Canon NZ 

 

https://www.canon.co.nz/support/canon-service-centre

 

 

 

 

Thanks but:

 

I used canon service in the past, but now I need camera back before or on 22nd Dec with another trip, they replied that most likely won't happen and I don't want to risk it and end-up without camera for holiday period.





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  Reply # 1685887 10-Dec-2016 21:09
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I know you've said you don't want to do it yourself......

 

 

 

...but have you considered getting a sensor cleaning kit and doing it yourself ? 

 

 

 

It really is a painless operation. I've used a dry system in the past on my cameras (sensorklear or something) it would be pretty difficult to stuff it up.


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  Reply # 1685942 11-Dec-2016 07:47
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Google sensor cleaning service Auckland gives some credible results. Never used one but your post reminds me I have at least one dust spot : )

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  Reply # 1685943 11-Dec-2016 08:02
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I've cleaned my own sensors for 10 years, using the wet method. It's a pain in the butt to get perfect - sometimes it takes one wipe, sometimes it take 30 - not kidding, 30. But it's cheap. Those premade ones, bags of 3 - 5, no point at all.

 

Try a camera store.





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  Reply # 1686036 11-Dec-2016 14:22
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Try Progear or Auckland Camera. No experience in sensor cleaning as yet so don't know if they offer it, but good service in other regards so worth phoning them to ask. 





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