RAINX, Ceramic coating, etc. for Camera Dome to keep it clean and clear?

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Hello

My Cameras look like absolute garbage, especially when it rains. It looks almost unrecognizable.

Is there some kind of product that can keep the plastic so slippery that dust and water will just repeal off it?

Has anyone ever heard of something like this working? I saw in some readit forum that someone said "lotus spray" whatever that is. Someone else said Rainx for plastics.

Has anyone tried anything or heard of something being done to address this issue?

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I don't have any dome cameras but have heard of Rain-X being used on them with some success. One person said he used a micro-fiber cloth which is fine for not leaving lint BUT.....insure it has no nylon, rayon or dacron as it can help generate static which, of course, will attract dust. If it were me, I'd use soft, low-lint cotton rags made from a worn out tee shirt. :cool:
 
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I don't have any dome cameras but have heard of Rain-X being used on them with some success. One person said he used a micro-fiber cloth which is fine for not leaving lint BUT.....insure it has no nylon, rayon or dacron as it can help generate static which, of course, will attract dust. If it were me, I'd use soft, low-lint cotton rags made from a worn out tee shirt. :cool:
Was it normal Rainx for car windows or Rainx for plastics ?


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Was it normal Rainx for car windows or Rainx for plastics ?


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I don't recall it being specified but for sure I'd use the one for plastics if I was using on a non-glass dome.

Along those lines, I used automotive glass cleaner with no ammonia made by Turtle Wax and by Armor All for years on monitor screens and laptop surfaces. It uses an alcohol derivative instead of ammonia that may fog plastics. About the first summer of 2020 after COVID I could no longer find either in a spray bottle, just some wipes from Armor All, However, good ol' Walmart had their GV Brand in a purple colored, great smelling non-ammonia glass cleaner in a spray bottle, been using for about 2 years now with great results. They still have the blue colored, ammonia-based for Windex lovers so be cautious when buying. :cool:
 
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