Clarifii Anti-Droplet Lens solution

I have a new favorite in my GoPro gear bag! Ladies and gentelmen, meet Clarifii.

Any time you take your action camera or any other device out in rain or when swimming or doing water sports or whatever situation that has a chance of water splashing on your lens you have a high chance that when youn review your images later at home you fing a lot of them fucked because ow water droplets on the lens.

I use my GoPro a lot when kitesurfing so there’s water splashing around EVERYWHERE and all the time. Since I can’t manually press the shutter I Have the camera set on time lapse. So that in itself is a lottery – the only way I know whether I got a cool shot to parade in front of my friends is if I check all the images alter at home. 9 times out of ten, a shot that looks otherwise great has water spots in the wrong places so the picture is useless.

The Team who invented the product Promises to solve this and this is what it says on its web page: ”
The liquid would cause water to clump together on your lens, increasing its density, and thus making it more likely to slide. ”

AND IT REALLY WORKS!!!

I tested the Clarifii solultion directly on the lens of my GoPro and during my kitesurfing session with the camera set on Time Lapse function taking a shot every 5 seconds. This got me 873 images in total and I ould say around 10-15 of them had water spots on the lens that would ruin a shot. This is pretty impressive and totally not what I expected. I did not think the soluton would work this well and I assume the droplets on the lens just didnt have enough time to slide off as the camera was constantly sprayed with water.

I ended up getting a lot of good shots that I would otherwise just delete!

A much harder test for the Clarifii solution was the Dome test. I have used a super-high-quality KNEKT Dome that has water repellent coating and has no issues with water droplets but a cheap alternative, the Telesin Dome, is very prone to annoying water droplets.

A much harder test for the Clarifii solution was the Dome test. I have used a super-high-quality KNEKT Dome that has water repellent coating and has no issues with water droplets but a cheap alternative, the Telesin Dome, is very prone to annoying water droplets.

I covered half of the dome up with plastic wrap (cling film) to make sure I get a really clean and straight left and right split. I covered the right side with Clarifii solution and the left side got no treatment. It took 3-4 drops to cover the GoPro lens (I think even two drops can do the job) but I used around 10- 15 drops to make sure I cover all of the right side of the dome. I then buffed it off with cloth and let it rest. I set it aside for 24 hours to allow for maximum effect.

The results speak for themselves! Take a look at the sample images- the left side is COVERED with tiny water droplets and the image would be absolutely useless. The right side, treated with Clarifii is almost clean. It`s not 100% clean but the difference is fucking HUUUUUUUGE. I don’t even think it’s possible to keep the dome clean when there’s water constantly splashing around- some droplets might land on the surface right on the second you press the shutter button.

Clarifii Anti-Droplet Lens solution

Left side untreated, Right side treated with Clarifii
Clarifii Anti-Droplet Lens solution

Left side untreated, Right side treated with Clarifii

One thing to note is that it takes some time for the water to slide off so at times you might see the think water coating on the image like this.
Take a look at the two images below – see if you fan spot the water, if I highlighted them on the next image.
But this happens very rarely and at the time the water is still sliding off.

Clarifii Anti-Droplet Lens solution
Clarifii Anti-Droplet Lens solution

But pay no attention to this – it is just not possible to get rid of water with a fraction of a second without using magic I guess. This is just something you need to consider, give it half a second after submerging your GoPro or your Dome or whatever device you have to make sure the water has time to slide off and you are good to go.

It`s pretty cool to see how the left side is completely ruined and the right side is clean as it can be.

Clarifii Anti-Droplet Lens solution
Left side untreated, Right side treated with Clarifii

The solution absolutely, 100% works. Wipe off any dirt from the lens, drop some solution on the lens and buff it off with a cloth. Leave it for a while for the solution to stick to the lens and it`s ready to use. You can even apply it a week in advance and according to the team behind Clarifii it can last up to 6 months on the lens. But for best results apply a fresh coating after every session.

The small bottle costs 20USD and can last up to 100 uses, so it`s incredibly cheap. It`s a small bottle so you will have no issues carrying it around and you can even take it through airpost security.

No doubt, Clarifii now took a spot in my TOP5 GoPro accessories of all times. Small and powerful, just like GoPro.

You WILL GET clear photos 90% of the time and this solution really works!

Get it from:
Amazon.com

Clarifiiusa.com

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