Cleaning up is a redundant activity. To keep something clean, it has to be cleaned. So, the cycle goes on forever. Your cleaning experience can be a real nightmare if you do not possess the right camera cleaning equipment. Cleaning can sometimes be quite tedious and hence everybody needs some sort of equipment to do it. Here we are going to introduce you to some simple yet effective camera cleaning equipment to make your life easy.
- 1 1. AmazonBasics Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
- 2 2. MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths
- 3 3. Altura Photo Professional Cleaning Kit
- 4 4. Nikon 7072 Lens Pen Cleaning System
- 5 5. Belkin Screen Cleaning Kit
- 6 6. MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths (OVERSIZE Pack)
- 7 7. Nikon 8072 Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
- 8 8. VSGO Full Frame Sensor Swab
1. AmazonBasics Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
These ultra-soft and microfiber cleaning towels from AmazonBasics can be used to clean your vehicles or household surfaces. These non-abrasive cleaning clothes are convenient and small (12” x 16”). The cloth is reusable and this pack contains 24 pieces; which means this one pack is enough for your house. Not only that, the manufacturer claims that these super absorbent cloths can soak up eight times of its weight. With being super absorbent this soft microfiber cloth is made to trap dirt and other particles without leaving any scratches on surfaces. You do not have to dispose this cloth after cleaning like tissue papers since these are machine washable. The stack comes in three colors; white, blue and yellow.
When I saw these decent cleaning cloths which are made of 90 percent polyester and 10% polyamide, I understood that I found the cleaning material for my window glasses, car washing and dusting. These hand towel sized cleaning cloths can be used to dry any surface or vehicles because of its super absorbent nature. You have 24 pieces of these small soft clothes in one stack, what else do you need? I would suggest that you buy this product and it will ease up your cleaning work.
2. MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths
These Microfiber cleaning cloths are especially suited for electronic devices. Having said that; you can use these on any surface which need a soft cleaning like your lenses. The size of the cloth is 6×7 inches and has two colors in the pack. The 6 piece pack has 5 black and one is grey colored. These microfiber cloth’s ends are designed in saw tooth pattern to avoid fraying. This cleaning cloth can be easily used to remove oils or fingerprints on your lenses or electronic devices. Each piece is packed in separate polyurethane plastic bags for durability. It is durable and can be washed by hand or machine. The microfiber present in the MagicFiber cleaning cloths makes it ultra-gentle and leaves zero marks or scratches.
When I spoke to people who used these small cleaning cloths I was surprised; because some use it even to clean their expensive SLR cameras and other lenses. This speaks a lot about effectiveness and quality of these MagicFiber cleaning cloths. You can use these on any delicate Surfaces.
3. Altura Photo Professional Cleaning Kit
This is a cleaning kit designed especially for DSLR cameras but can also be used on delicate surfaces of your other electronics devices. This bundle comprises of six items which can come handy while cleaning your delicate optics. The kit includes lens cleaning pen, lens brush, air Blower Cleaner, lens tissue paper (50 sheets), empty spray bottle and MagicFiber cleaning cloths (3 pieces).
One of the important components of this kit is the cleaning pen. It has a soft brush which retracts into the body of the pen helps you clear the dusts and debris. Lens cleaning Pen’s other end has a soft pad to remove fingerprints with the help of a non-liquid cleaning agent. The lens brush has very soft bristles helping you to remove dust from the lens and camera without causing any scratches. With the help of air blower cleaner you can direct a powerful air stream to remove dirt and dust particles camera and DSLR sensor mirrors. The lens tissue paper is a booklet of 50 tissues which are very lightweight and disposable tissues individually packed in polyurethane bags. Along with the disposable lens tissue booklet the kit also has 3 MagicFiber reusable cleaning cloths. By including an empty spray bottle in their Photo Professional cleaning kit, the company has increased its selling proposition. You can fill this bottle with water or cleaning solution to use it on laptops, LCD screens or other glass surfaces. I would say this is a complete cleaning kit and you should have this in your shelf.
4. Nikon 7072 Lens Pen Cleaning System
The cleaning Pen manufactured by Nikon is the simple lens-cleaning system. This lens pen weighs just over 13 grams and is 6 inches long. You can carry around this simple yet effective cleaning pen wherever you go. The retractable soft brush combined with self-replenishing non-liquid compound on a tip made of natural chamois removes smudges, grease marks and fingerprints. This product has two different cleaning tools at each end. The retractable brush at one end takes off the dust particles. The other end houses a soft pad with the cleaning agent to remove fingerprints or other stubborn dirt without damaging the anti-reflection coating on the surface of the lens.
This works with all types of cameras, the modern digital as well as the conventional film cameras. You can also use this to clean telescopes, binoculars and other optical equipment. If you are in search of simple and compact cleaning equipment for your cameras or optical lenses; this is the answer.
5. Belkin Screen Cleaning Kit
The Belkin Screen cleaning kit includes a microfiber cloth and cleaning solution. This kit can be used to clean your laptop screen or LCD screen of your TV. The cleaning solution is residue and alcohol free solution to ensure there are no damages for your laptop screen. The soft and non-abrasive cloth wipes your notebook or laptop displays complete clean. It is tough on those dirt-particles that stick to the screen, but gentle on the screen. The cleaning solution is quite viscous, so you don’t have to worry about those accidental spills that can ruin your device.
This was the first laptop cleaning kit I used for my laptop and no other product gets my laptop screen as clean as Belkin Screen Cleaning Kit.
6. MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths (OVERSIZE Pack)
MagicFiber products are made of high quality microfiber material to give them softness and to make them lint free. The cleaning cloths come in separate polyurethane bags to keep them safe and long lasting. This pack contains 4 pieces; 3 black pieces having size of 16 x 16 inches and one grey colored piece of size 6 x 7 inches. These large pieces can be used to clean your LCD TV screen, camera lenses, tablets, smartphones or any glass surfaces. These large clothes are ideal for removing oil, smudges and fingerprints and are more effective if you use them for dry cleaning.
I use these ultra-soft cloths to clean my LCD TV screen, laptop screen and smartphone display. You will be surprised when you see how neat and clean the surface (I used to clean my tablet screen) became without any smudges or streaks.
7. Nikon 8072 Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
This cleaning cloth is manufactures by Nikon and is very convenient to use. This microfiber cloth comes attached to a clip-on carry case. This very compact cleaning cloth made from durable material can be used to clean any lens optics like cameras, telescopes and binoculars. It comes with a little clip to connect it to your camera strap or waist pouch. This 6” x 6” cleaning cloth can be folded conveniently into its elastic pouch making it perfect to keep in your camera bag. You can literally use them anytime to remove that deposit of grime, dust or oil from your camera filter or lens.
You can use this as often as required to get those smudges off the lens of your binocular or camera that you regularly use. With such a handy design, I would say this should accompany your optical device everywhere it is taken.
8. VSGO Full Frame Sensor Swab
The VSGO Full Frame Sensor Swab kit comprises of non-alcoholic water (15 ml cleaning solution) and 12 pieces of 24 mm swabs. VSGO has adopted vaccum packing for swabs to keep them pollution free. Superfine microfiber is used to make the swab tongue in order to make the cleaning perfect and to sweep off dust particles. This can also be used to clean optical lenses and smartphones. Just use one drop of gel-like active cleaning ingredient and wipe off the dust and dirt.
You will be amazed by the way the surface gets cleaned without leaving any traces of the stubborn stains that it has dissolved. You can confidently use this to clean CCD / CMOS chips and other hard to reach but delicate optical or imaging devices.
If you own an imaging device, or even a computer or smartphone you should have this in your kitty. You would love the way these cleaning clothes keep your devices neat and shiny. I bet, they would be worth the money you spend on them.