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Old Apr 6, 2006, 3:08 PM   #1
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I have a D5 and a 70-300.I want to shoot the moon.Any ideas where to find a 2x teleconverter-only ones Ive found are too expensive-would like under 150.00.Thanx
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Old Apr 6, 2006, 3:20 PM   #2
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Try http://stores.ebay.com/Cameta-CameraI just spotted a Phoenix brand there for around $60.00. Cameta is a reliable vendor.
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Here is a good resource that discusses using Teleconverters on KM DSLR models:

http://www.dyxum.com/dforum/forum_po...=2100&PN=1

What kind of 70-300mm lens do you have? With a 2x TC, you'll likely see some degradation in images, and if it's an inexpensive 70-300mm (i.e., maximum aperture of f/5.6 or f/6.3 on the long end), you'll likely need to use manual focus with it (you'll lose 2 stops of light with a 2x TC and the AF isn't going to work at apertures smaller than about f/6.3).




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Old Apr 6, 2006, 11:49 PM   #4
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Its the Maxum 75-300 4.5-5.6-it was only 130.00 at Ultimate electronics.

I guess it might not work with 2x.

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You can probably get it to work with a 2x TC (just don't expect Autofocus to work).




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