Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 30, 2007, 12:52 PM   #21
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 750

Thanks for the tip Jim, I don't really plan on using the front mount TC except on rare occassions and even then only on the tripod with the 70-210 Minolta lens.

JimC wrote:
Be careful. Most lenses are not designed to handle the additional weight of a filter thread attached TC, especially with a lens that will rotate the TC when focusing. I'd be concerned about damaging the focus mechanism with a lens like the kit lens. It's construction quality is not that great (lots of plastic), and it's designed to be small and light, not handle TC's attached to it). ;-)
Flying Fossil is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 3:52 AM.