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Tillerykid
28-04-13, 03:39 PM
Hi,
I'm finding my Hoya Pro 1 Protection Filter smears a lot when I clean it. Can anyone PLEASE give me a good solution.
:confused:

wave
28-04-13, 04:49 PM
all i ever use is a dry micro fibre cloth

Tillerykid
28-04-13, 06:23 PM
Hi Wave, I've tried a micro clothe, however where I've smeared the filter by breathing on it, the cloth is not doing anything. Just been on the Tokina/Hoya website and they recommend Eclipse Cleaner from Photo Solutions So I've ordered that along with some Pec Pads from Amazon for 21. Thanks for replying once again.

graham_c
28-04-13, 11:06 PM
Hi I have this problem a lot , what I use is an alcohol free liquid you get from an opticians for cleaning glasses. I spray it on and wipe it free with a camera cloth... Graham

wave
29-04-13, 08:32 AM
good call Graham i should have thought of that as i use glasses lol

Tillerykid
29-04-13, 09:28 AM
Thanks Graham,

Tillerykid
29-04-13, 09:35 AM
Tips & Techniques

How to Clean HOYA and Kenko Filters

To maintain the best optical performance of your filters, here is how we recommend cleaning HOYA and Kenko filters as well as all multi-coated optics.
1.Use high-quality disposable lens tissues and a liquid lens cleaner like Eclipse from Photographic Solutions or Formula MC. ROAR makes one as well.
2.Make sure the glass surface has no dust or grit on it.
3.Take a lens tissue, fold it once or twice (depending on size), and place a couple drops of liquid lens cleaner on the tissue and wipe with the tissue in a circular pattern starting from the center and moving out to the edge.
4.Immediately follow the first tissue with a new dry tissue using the same pattern.

Warning: HOYA and Kenko do not recommend using the standard fabric "lens cleaning cloths" with any liquid because dust and grid can become trapped in the fibers and damage the lens or filter on subsequent uses.

Hoya and Kenko filters are "hard-coated", meaning the metals and chemicals that make up the coating are applied in a furnace to bond them to the surface of the glass.

There have been some new optical cleaning products that have been introduced recently such as Lens Cleanse from Hoodman that work well and will not damage the coatings.

Kenko Tokina USA, Inc. has the most extensive experience with Eclipse by Photographic Solutions. Eclipse comes in a 2 oz. bottle or as individually packaged pre-moistened lens cleaning tissues in foil packs that are easy to carry in a camera bag. Lens Cleanse comes in two-section pack with a pre-moistened disposable tissue on one side and a dry tissue on the other.

Tillerykid
08-05-13, 06:05 PM
Tips & Techniques

How to Clean HOYA and Kenko Filters

To maintain the best optical performance of your filters, here is how we recommend cleaning HOYA and Kenko filters as well as all multi-coated optics.
1.Use high-quality disposable lens tissues and a liquid lens cleaner like Eclipse from Photographic Solutions or Formula MC. ROAR makes one as well.
2.Make sure the glass surface has no dust or grit on it.
3.Take a lens tissue, fold it once or twice (depending on size), and place a couple drops of liquid lens cleaner on the tissue and wipe with the tissue in a circular pattern starting from the center and moving out to the edge.
4.Immediately follow the first tissue with a new dry tissue using the same pattern.

Warning: HOYA and Kenko do not recommend using the standard fabric "lens cleaning cloths" with any liquid because dust and grid can become trapped in the fibers and damage the lens or filter on subsequent uses.

Hoya and Kenko filters are "hard-coated", meaning the metals and chemicals that make up the coating are applied in a furnace to bond them to the surface of the glass.

There have been some new optical cleaning products that have been introduced recently such as Lens Cleanse from Hoodman that work well and will not damage the coatings.

Kenko Tokina USA, Inc. has the most extensive experience with Eclipse by Photographic Solutions. Eclipse comes in a 2 oz. bottle or as individually packaged pre-moistened lens cleaning tissues in foil packs that are easy to carry in a camera bag. Lens Cleanse comes in two-section pack with a pre-moistened disposable tissue on one side and a dry tissue on the other.

Well, it did not do a good job on my Hoya Filters (smeared), only gave it a 1star review on Amazon

Rayel
25-05-13, 09:27 PM
Hi,
I'm finding my Hoya Pro 1 Protection Filter smears a lot when I clean it. Can anyone PLEASE give me a good solution.
:confused:

Well there's many methods cleaning the filter, a simple cloth, wet cleaning wipes, read more on this site:

http://www.topmegapixel.net/how-should-i-clean-my-camera-dslr-lens/

Hope this helps.

Tillerykid
25-05-13, 10:11 PM
Thank You

youdontknow
06-08-13, 10:05 AM
Just bought HOYA HD (HIGH DENSITY) 55MM UV FILTER from here http://www.smifu.com/hoya-hd-high-density-uv-55.html . Can I get some cleaning advice for it.

Tillerykid
06-08-13, 10:53 AM
Just bought HOYA HD (HIGH DENSITY) 55MM UV FILTER from here http://www.smifu.com/hoya-hd-high-density-uv-55.html . Can I get some cleaning advice for it.

Read the thread from the beginning, lots of advice on cleaning Hoya protection filters. And that's what a UV filter helps do, protect your lens.
All The Best
TK

youdontknow
06-08-13, 11:14 AM
Read the thread from the beginning, lots of advice on cleaning Hoya protection filters. And that's what a UV filter helps do, protect your lens.
All The Best
TK

Thanks TK:):)

youdontknow
06-08-13, 11:23 AM
Read the thread from the beginning, lots of advice on cleaning Hoya protection filters. And that's what a UV filter helps do, protect your lens.
All The Best
TK

Thanks TK:):)