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Tiffen 2X teleconvertor telephoto lens

I just receved my Tiffen 2X teleconvertor telephoto lens add on for my 850Z. The camera looks pretty cool with this lens screwed onto it. The pictures look very good also. Frankly, I am surprised. I thought the camera would have a problem with the image quality. I guess Tiffen and Epson worked on this and it came out right.

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Re: Tiffen 2X teleconvertor telephoto lens

I was testing the new Kenko 2x teleconverter I just got. Seems to work, but only at full zoom. But I left the epson supplied adapter ring on when I turned the camera off, and it interferred with the lens cover, and jammed it. It's a 4 leaf shutter assembly, and mine is screwed up so it won't open or close. Needless to say I'm kind of unhappy. I've heard Epson service is good, guess I'm about to find out. If you use the adapter, take it off when you turn the camera on or off!

Posted on Sep 13, 2005

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