Sensor dust/dirt = spots on imagesAdrianW::2005-07-08 12:59
Most dSLRs will get sensor dust eventually - how dusty and how soon will depend on your environment, and the lenses you use. Only a few come dSLRs come with an ultrasonic sensor cleaner built in - just Olympus currently.

Sensor dust is currently a fact of life. The good news is that it's also fixable, by you, at low cost :)

Pixel Sweeper

My total cost so far? 4 quid!

Remember you're not actually cleaning the sensor itself, you're cleaning a low pass/IR filter in front of it. Obviously I've been careful, you'll probably invalidate your warranty, and I may have been lucky - there is a serious risk of sensor/shutter damage if you're clumsy, incautious or just plain unlucky. If you have any doubts, take it to be professionally cleaned at an authorised service centre!

This has worked for me, there's no guarantee it'll work for you. Proceed at your own risk...
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Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images AdrianW Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 185 N: 215] (710)::2005-07-08 12:59
:Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images AdrianW Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 185 N: 215] (710)::2005-07-08 13:02
:Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images Fisher Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1540 W: 309 N: 2234] (8915)::2005-07-18 21:04
::Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images AdrianW Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 185 N: 215] (710)::2005-07-20 20:04
::Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images marhowie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5731 W: 1197 N: 98] (486)::2006-05-11 07:58
:::Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images AdrianW Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 185 N: 215] (710)::2006-08-30 19:55
:Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)::2005-07-29 17:45
::Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)::2005-07-29 17:46
::Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images AdrianW Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 185 N: 215] (710)::2005-07-29 18:56
:::Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)::2005-07-29 19:04
::::Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)::2005-07-29 19:05
:::::Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images AdrianW Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 185 N: 215] (710)::2005-07-31 09:00
:Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images AdrianW Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 185 N: 215] (710)::2006-05-09 21:48
:Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images marhowie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5731 W: 1197 N: 98] (486)::2006-05-11 07:52
::Re: Sensor dust/dirt = spots on images flagman Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 351 W: 44 N: 607] (2408)::2006-09-11 07:08
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