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01-27-2010, 10:20 PM   #1
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Extension for FA50mm

I love my FA50, but I make the AF motor smack against the close end far too often. I'd like to get an extension tube, but I don't want to lose AF or AE. But I can't seem to find any auto tubes, and really, the only manual ones I see are on eBay.

Any help?

01-27-2010, 10:27 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by lavascript Quote
but I make the AF motor smack against the close end far too often.
Not sure what you mean by that.

The best you might do is get auto tubes but they still won't give you auto focus, only metering.

If you want it for macro work, manual focus is much better than auto focus anyway.
01-27-2010, 10:34 PM   #3
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Of course, you know, using an extension tube removes the ability to focus near or at infinity right? Not to mention that f/1.7/1.4 are useless for macro. I would look for a new lens, with a longer focusing distance, maybe around 100mm.

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