Lens solution / Lens Pen


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Raptor1

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Hi, any recomendation on which lens pen and solution should i get? just looking for the pen and solution only. Thanks.
 

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As currently, there seem to be some smuge on my filter (b+w cir-pol) that couldnt be cleaned using lens tissue, blower.. brush. .:(
 

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As currently, there seem to be some smuge on my filter (b+w cir-pol) that couldnt be cleaned using lens tissue, blower.. brush. .:(
Smudge?? Is it behind the CPL element or on the front? Did u previously clean yr CPL and how have u done it if so?
 

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its on the front. I just used a lens tissue to do that last week. but the smudge wont come off/became bigger, thus i am looking for a solution this week. ;)

edit: oh yah, i did moist the lens paper with tap water =X
 

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Raptor1 said:
its on the front. I just used a lens tissue to do that last week. but the smudge wont come off/became bigger, thus i am looking for a solution this week. ;)

edit: oh yah, i did moist the lens paper with tap water =X
Huh don't use tap water! Use a lens cleaning solution and make sure its a gd quality one.

If u've cleaned it the wrong way, chances are the surface coating will be faded.
 

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if the smudge does not appear on the picture, i would tink dun bother to try getting a surgically clean glass surface :)
 

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Snoweagle said:
Huh don't use tap water! Use a lens cleaning solution and make sure its a gd quality one.

If u've cleaned it the wrong way, chances are the surface coating will be faded.
yupz, any recomendations of a good lens cleaning solution ??
 

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Use pure Ethanol a.k.a. Alcohol (1st choice) or Isopropyl Alcohol a.k.a. IPA (2nd choice)
 

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Raptor1 said:
yupz, any recomendations of a good lens cleaning solution ??
Not so sure about the brand cos i previously used the sony one for my cybershot and a small bottle with 10 lens tissues cost $30.
 

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