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Smear Away™

'Wet' Cleaning Method
Discard swab wrapping. (suggest blowing off with bulb blower to remove any fibers that may have shed in transport) Apply cleaning liquid evenly across edge, taking precaution not to oversaturate the swab.
Insert swab width wise to the width of the sensor. Rotate once inside chamber. Contact sensor so that swab width is edge to edge of the height of sensor.
Wipe (gently, firmly) across width of sensor, edge to edge. Lift off sensor, rotate swab width to width of sensor and remove.

Smear Away™ Instructions
  1. Refer to your camera's manual on how to expose the sensor.
  2. Brush the sensor surface with Sensor Brush™ or use VisibleDust Hurricane blower to remove any contaminants.
  3. Add 2 to 4 drops of Smear Away™
  4. Wait to allow for even saturation of the swab (can be calibrated from a few seconds to 30 seconds depending on environmental conditions). Do not allow the swab to dry out.
  5. Wipe across the sensor with gentle pressure "Once". Discard the swab.
  6. Release the camera shutter.
  7. Proceed with checking the image.
  8. Allow the sensor to dry out completely. If needed, use the Sensor Brush™ for complete cleaning.
  9. Repeat if necessary.
Please visit our Wet Cleaning Guide for a more indepth breakdown of the VisibleDust cleaning solutions.