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May 26, 2014 10:00 |  #1

Hi everyone!

Long time not posted a question, so its time :)

I want to buy a 1.4x teleconverter with its main use on my 70-300L and a few times on my 24mm TS-E.

Since canons tcon will not work and kenkos will, im asking you which is the best kenko (newest) they offer?

Thanks in advance!


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May 26, 2014 18:42 |  #2

These are the top of the line.
Kenko Teleplus PRO 300 DG AF 1.4x
Kenko Teleplus PRO 300 DGX AF 1.4x

Optically they are supposed to be the same. The older DG version does not report in the EX data.


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May 26, 2014 18:43 |  #3

Heya,

Pro Series 300 DGX are excellent and inexpensive for what they are.

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May 27, 2014 12:32 |  #4

The DGX model is the newer, I think. Autofocus with it does work with lenses that will go above f5.6 when the tc is added (e.g. Canon 400 f5.6L), although you need a lot of light.


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May 27, 2014 13:09 |  #5

I've got an MC4 x1.4 Kenko TC and I love it. I'm using it with a Sigma 50-500 (non-OS) that has been recalibrated and is pin sharp, these were taken using that lens and a 1D Mk2.

Quality at f/8 is ok, but not the best so I'm using it around f/10 - f/13 with ISO around 400-800. AF's great on the 1D too..

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These could be alot sharper using just the 50-500, but it's the only way I can afford 700mm at the moment! :)

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May 28, 2014 16:26 |  #6

Thanks for the responses.

Top of the line is almost good for me :P

Image samples look good. I guess with a 70-300L or the TS-E it can produce still fairly sharp images!

Just ordered it :)


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