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NIKON LensPen Lens Cleaner
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- A simple lens-cleaning system
- Small, pen-style design easily fits in any camera bag
- Soft brush retracts into pen body to stay clean
- Removes fingerprints, dust, and other debris that may compromise your image
- Works with all types of cameras (digital and film), as well as binoculars, telescopes, and other optical products
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My only reservation is that this particular "Cleaning System" is a bit overpriced (at the time I wrote this review, Amazon was selling it for about $21). Essentially identical double-ended Lens Pens without the Nikon name attached cost $8-$10 from many sources, including Amazon (search "Lens Pen"), so you're paying quite a lot to impress your friends ;-)
One more thought: another reviewer mentioned cleaning his lens daily with this product. That's not such a great idea. Camera lenses, and especially their anti-reflection coatings, are quite fragile. The more often you clean your lens, the more likely you'll damage the coating, or even scratch the lens due to a small dirt particle on the cleaning pad (likewise, NEVER clean a lens with bathroom tissues, since they contain tiny, hard wood chips).
The fact is, a moderate amount of dust and dirt on your lens does NOT affect the pictures you take, since anything that close to the lens is so out of focus.
PS -- Here's an update: I just got an Adorama Camera catalog that lists this lens pen, WITH the Nikon name, for $6.50! Imagine that.
1. with one end, extend the brush, and wipe debris away.
2. twist the cap on the other end, and take it off. with that end, wipe in a circular motion, and smudges get polished away.
You use the bush end to remove any debris from the lens, and the pad end to remove fingerprints and the like.
The bush is retractable and soft enough not to damage lenses.
The pad is treated (coated) in such a way as to remove fingerprints without leaving smudges.
I have had excellent results using the Nikon Lens Pen on my Sony DSC F-828 digital camera. However it is important to note that the pad end is much too big to use on the electronic viewfinder (or anything else less than about a half an inch in diameter).
The Nikon Lens Pen appears to be identical to many other LensPens out there (they all seem to be identical except for branding and coloration). Perhaps they are all manufactured by one company (perhaps other than Nikon)?
I would approve the use of this tool though, as there is no other way to safely get into the tight corners of the lens area (not with a cloth anyway), and also on the sensor side of the lens where you have even less space to work, this does come in handy.
As closing remark - I will not get anywhere close to a sensor with this pen. It is not being sold as a sensor cleaner, but just in case you were wondering...
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Hasn't scratched yet - and it's dirt cheap.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Excellent, just what I needed for fogged lens on humid days! No problem with delivery or packaging.Published 8 days ago by Amazon Customer
Hasn't failed yet, and I've had this for a couple of months now. A little tough to get the deeper smudges out but the carton recommends breathing into the lens first and that seems... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Jaime Meyers
Bought two. Works really well for cleaning off not only the camera but the lens.Published 10 days ago by C. SINN
Cleans my lenses.
Uhmmm... Doesn't clean my eyeballs very well?