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Extension tube connecting to d5100

Tube does not properly connect to camera

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  • kakima Feb 13, 2014

    Do you mean it won't fit mechanically? Or electronically? If the tube doesn't have the necessary electronics to allow the camera to communicate with the lens, you'll have to use it like a mechanical lens. Set the camera to the manual exposure mode and set the exposure yourself.

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Most after market extension tubes do not have any means to link up with camera electronics,so need to be used in manual mode,but have you forgot a simple rule,all nikon cameras are bayonet mount(reverse to other brands) ??

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