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 Post subject: Canon 5d sensor
PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 5:58 pm 
Can anyone tell me if the 5d has a tin oxide coated sensor? Thanks.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 6:47 pm 
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Hi Frank,

Your question has made me aware that this has been a subject for discussion elsewhere. However, I don't understand why anyone other than Canon service personnel would need to know as I assume you can only get to the 5D sensor by removing the anti-aliasing and/or IR filters in front of it. Could you elucidate please.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 8:33 am 
Hi Frank,

I think you mean the glass(IR/anti-aliasing/low-pass) filter in front of the sensor? This link says it does, not sure how reliable it is but I have read about this on other sites as well.

Bob,

Some cleaning solutions such as Eclipse are damaging to the tin-oxide solution so it's something people take into account when attempting a wet cleaning.


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 Post subject: Tin oxide
PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 12:41 am 
That's why I asked the question.If Eclipse is not safe what is?


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 8:44 am 
For wet cleanings E2 is supposed to be a safe alternative to Eclipse. I think they are manufactured by the same company, I could be wrong. For "dry" cleanings, anything should do.


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