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09-29-2009, 06:25 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Ishpuini Quote
One thing this TC should do more than other TCs is recalculate the focal length. That way SR would continue to work as efficiently as possible. When I use my Tamron 1.4x now, the SR compensates without knowledge of the TC, hence undercompensating. Unfortunately when a lens passes a focal length to the camera, we cannot change this for SR (only for manual lenses), so there's no way to make SR work correctly with a TC.

A TC with weather sealing and focal length recalculation and full SDM compatibility would probably make me buy the DA*60-250/4.

It would be great for the DA* 300mm f/4 too.

09-29-2009, 09:54 AM   #17
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QuoteOriginally posted by RaduA Quote
I think you're looking at the mounting lens end and not at the camera mount one and sealing at that end is provided by the gasket from the DA* or WR lens (or DA 17-70 for that matter).


Oh, I do believe you're right. That would make sense. so does the 17-70 have a seal on the lens mount, but doesn't have all the in lens seals of the DA* line? It's not billed as weather sealed, is it? They should have finished the job and made it fully sealed. Seemed like it was definitely a prototype for the DA* line up. It would be awesome for them to rerelease it as a full DA*.

Anyways, a fuller sealed DA* TC would be awesome, and I would so buy one, or two if they mae a x2 TC as well.
09-29-2009, 10:57 PM   #18
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QuoteOriginally posted by GeneralBenson Quote
It would be awesome for them to rerelease it as a full DA*.
DA WR would be OK to me.
10-01-2009, 06:17 AM   #19
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QuoteOriginally posted by Ash Quote
I couldn't imagine a DA TC not compatible with DA lenses - SDM or not.
Would have to wait and see.
As for WR, it would be an awesome addition to the TC - not sure if it would be a deal-breaker if it wasn't WR though.
The image shows it with the screw drive so it should work with all AF lenses.


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