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10-18-2012, 01:08 PM   #1
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Compatibility of A1.4 S Converter

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I Had the opportunity to get one of these rare converters. Now I found that it is not compatible with FA200 and FA300 - does anybody have experiences in combination with The DA200 and DA300?

10-18-2012, 01:29 PM   #2
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In what way is the converter not compatible, except the obvious lack of AF and other digital transmitted lens info ?
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I don't use my TCs much, but I have this TC and I'm sure I've used it with my F*300 before. And my DA*200 should be arriving tomorrow - I don't think it will have any trouble with it either.
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The official compatibility list for that unit predates the DA series. Since it doesn't have a protruding front element (as the L-converters do), it should physically fit onto any lens. And because it is plain KA-mount, it should work on the DA* lenses (of course without any of the features of later mounts: autofocus, lens and MTF data).

BTW, the compatibility list for the L-converters does include the DA*200; those converters are apparently still manufactured on special order. That list is also incomplete, I can attest as I use both converters with the A400/5.6 which is not on the list.

DSims: congrats on the DA*200!

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