Smear Away liquid sensor cleaning solution

Smear Away™ liquid sensor cleaning solution

What’s Inside

  • Smear Away™ liquid sensor cleaning solution (one bottle)

Key features:

  • Cleans away stubborn stains such as oil and lubricant
  • Provides an anti-static barrier to reduce further contamination
  • Nonflammable (can be shipped by airplane)


    • Removes stubborn stains such as oil and lubricant
    • Provides an anti-static barrier to reduce further contamination
    • Compatible with  MXD-100 Green swabs ONLY
    • Non-flammable
    • Non-alcoholic
    • Can be shipped by airplane

    If you have a stubborn stain on the sensor of your digital SLR or mirrorless camera that won’t go away then Smear Away is your answer.

    Specially formulated to protect your sensor as it cleans away oil and lubricant, Smear Away also provides an anti-static barrier to reduce further contamination.

    It is recommended to use Smear Away with MXD-100 Green sensor cleaning swabs ONLY.

    All of our solutions are safe on ITO and non ITO coated sensors.

    VisibleDust liquid cleaners (Sensor Clean, VDust Plus and Smear Away) when used with VisibleDust Sensor Cleaning Vswabs are safe and effective on ALL digital SLR and mirrorless cameras including: newer Canon DSLRs, such as the 400D, 40D, 1D MKIII, and 1Ds MKIII, Newer Nikon D300 and D3 and Alpha Sony 700.

    Smear Away™ is compatible with:

    VisibleDust sensor cleaning swabs and solutions are calibrated to work together to produce optimal and safe results.
    Please DO NOT USE alternative solutions with our swabs.
  • How to clean Sony Alpha 7R mk2 sensor using Smear Away solution and sensor cleaning swabs Vswab MXD-100 Green 1.0 x / 24 mm size  from VisibleDust

    • Refer to your camera’s manual on how to expose the sensor.
    • Brush the sensor surface with Arctic Butterfly® Sensor Brush®. Alternatively, use Zee Pro™ or Zeeion® anti-static bulb blower to remove dry contaminants.
    • Add 2-4 drops of Smear Away™ on the fabric of MXD-100 Green Vswab™.
    • 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.
    • Using Vswab™, wipe across the sensor with gentle pressure once, in a single smooth motion. If it is necessary, turn Vswab over on the other side and repeat. Ensure you wipe in the same direction both times.
    • Discard the swab after a single use.
    • Allow the sensor to dry out completely. If needed, use the Arctic Butterfly® Sensor Brush® for complete cleaning.
    • Proceed with checking the image.
    • Repeat if necessary.
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