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Another Film Cleaning Solution?

Post by Tscan » Sun May 07, 2017 6:11 pm

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/ ... eaner.html
Bristles seem counter-intuitive but for $53 it could be a low cost solution. Every other option would cost at least $500. Has anyone used anything like this with any success or damage?
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Re: Another Film Cleaning Solution?

Post by MovieStuff » Sun May 14, 2017 2:34 am

It's not really a film cleaner in the "scrub-your-film" sense. It's just an anti static brush to help remove dust particles.

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Re: Another Film Cleaning Solution?

Post by Andreas Wideroe » Sun May 14, 2017 1:44 pm

Weren't some of these brushes radioactive?

http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/la ... dget-28372

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Re: Another Film Cleaning Solution?

Post by Tscan » Sun May 14, 2017 5:03 pm

Andreas Wideroe wrote:
Sun May 14, 2017 1:44 pm
Weren't some of these brushes radioactive?

http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/la ... dget-28372

Beware :-??
Yikes, It would probably be ok if I didn't have curious kids. Black Magic Design is now selling a PTR set of 4 for $299, that goes with their scanner, so no spindle set-up available to make use of. I keep my films pretty clean but would like to have something to remove the dust and lint which can accumulate from handling.
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Re: Another Film Cleaning Solution?

Post by Andreas Wideroe » Sun May 14, 2017 11:03 pm

I think the Sony Vialta filmscanner used airknives. (atleast I heard of a scanner that did ..)

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