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1.4x Digital Teleconverter

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by jcm5, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. jcm5

    jcm5 Mu-43 Veteran

    212
    May 12, 2014
    USA
  2. kevinparis

    kevinparis Cantankerous Scotsman

    Feb 12, 2010
    Gent, Belgium
    only works on new 40-150 and the unreleased 300/4 ... adorama are wrong... Look at the pictures of the teleconvertor and you see a big glass element that will stick into the back of the lens.... all current m/43 lenses have elements too close to the lens mount

    K
     
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  3. Carbonman

    Carbonman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 10, 2014
    Vancouver BC
    Graham
    Adorama is mistaken; the 1.4x converter will only work with the new 40-150mm f2.8 and 300mm f4.0 lenses. The elements protrude too far into the rear of the other M43 lenses.
     
  4. LowriderS10

    LowriderS10 Monkey with a camera.

    May 19, 2013
    Canada
    *sadface* was hoping to toss this on my O75 for a 105 2.5.
     
  5. jcm5

    jcm5 Mu-43 Veteran

    212
    May 12, 2014
    USA
    Yeah I figured, based on that front element; I just wanted to make sure... Sad news!


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  6. OzRay

    OzRay Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 29, 2010
    South Gippsland, Australia
    Ray, not Oz
    One way that it could possibly work is with 4/3 lenses and the MMF-2/3 adapter, maybe even with legacy lenses and an appropriate adapter.
     
  7. Phocal

    Phocal Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 3, 2014
    This is something I will have to try with my FD lenses.
     
  8. Grinch

    Grinch Mu-43 Top Veteran

    813
    Jan 9, 2011
    Canada
    Not the first time Adorama has mis-represented. When I bought my E-P2 kit the pic showed the all black kit with the pen F lens cap for the black 17 F2.8. The cap was the only reason I ordered from them instead of B&H, as pricing was on par. When it arrived no cap, it took me 3 months to get the cap, but I had to get Adorama to forward me the funds, and then I had to buy it off of eBay. Never trusted Adorama since, and would call and confirm every detail if I dealt with them again. I will say though, they did do the right thing, and make up for their mistake.
     
  9. Growltiger

    Growltiger Mu-43 Top Veteran

    642
    Mar 26, 2014
    UK
    It isn't a digital teleconverter! It is a real one.
     
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  10. LowTEC

    LowTEC Mu-43 Regular

    I am with you, 75 would be perfect working with a 1.4x, given its ultimate sharpness and large aperture. :crying:
     
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