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Tamron SP AF 1.4X Pro Teleconverter 35mm Converters

4.2 star rating
                      4.2 / 5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $297.00


  • Magnification1.4x
    CompatibilityStill Photography
    FocusAutofocus
    Optical Construction4 Groups / 5 Elements
    Front Diameter2.8 mm.
    Diameter67.5 in.
    Length0.67 in.
    Weight4.7 oz.
    MPNaf14pn700
    Product ID21850323

Product Description



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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by JS Burnie a Intermediate from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date Reviewed: June 6, 2003

Strengths:    Optical quality good. Purchased to go with Nikkor AF 180mm f/2.8 D IF-ED. No vignetting.

Weaknesses:    When used with Nikon F80, exposure is over by 1 full stop. TC is not sending the correct aperture info. Tamron acknowledges this limitation in the guide with the product.

Bottom Line:   
Nice optical quality but incorrect exposure info.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   Vistek

Similar Products Used:   No

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by surge a Expert from singapore

Date Reviewed: March 10, 2002

Strengths:    optically very good

Weaknesses:    bit pricy considering what it is

Bottom Line:   
i got my as a gift from my girlfriend who prefers that i am busy with photography than other women. i actually wanted the kenko pro300 1.4x as i am using it with tokina 100-300/f4 but many website claims that the tamron is from the same OEM. however, if you visit the individual web of tamron and kenko you will realise that the technical specs. i.e. the number of elemnets are different. Optically it has been great. if AF very well( even with tamron 24-135 at 5.6 on a bright day)and quick. i have shot some slides setting the tokina at 200mm w/o convertor and then with convertor while maintaining image size. w 10x peak loupe, i started picking fault with the convertor but seriously cant tell them apart. good news. i also took clear sky shots to chek for vignetting and found no dark corners.great lens considering it gives me 420/5.6 with a little more wt only. also done macro at 100 setting with 50 mm extension and the convertor( yea call me crazy but it works!) you get a super macro lens that goes down to 1:1 and a420/5.6 lens what else you want?

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Price Paid:    $260.00

Purchased At:   adonowatrala

Similar Products Used:   kenko 2x(soft unless stop down at 2 stops and picture always look milky

Type of photography:   People


Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by FlatlandPhoto a Professional from Kansas

Date Reviewed: December 30, 2001

Strengths:    Small and well made.

Weaknesses:    See comments above about regarding use with Nikon silent motor lenses.

Bottom Line:   
I use this on the Nikon D1 digital and the F5 film cameras. It works well with my 300-2.8. EDIF-AF lens. However it will not work on my 80/200-2.8 or 300-2.8 'S' lenses. The 'S' lenses try to focus using the Tamron SP, but they cant find focus. If you use the Nikon Silent Motor lenses, buy a Nikon e series, it works!

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $120.00

Purchased At:   eBay auction item

Similar Products Used:   Nikon 14E

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Larry a Casual

Date Reviewed: October 2, 2001

Strengths:    Good optics, rugged.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Great product...does everything as advertised. Works with the Canon lenses just fine.

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Duration Product Used:   0-1 years

Price Paid:    $150.00

Purchased At:   Cameraworld

Similar Products Used:   None

Type of photography:   Sports


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Dave Kotila a Intermediate from San Jose, CA

Date Reviewed: July 3, 2001

Strengths:    Retains auto focus functions, Tack sharp and well made. Quick and easy to put on and take off.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
I use this teleconverter with a EOS 3 and a Canon 100-400 IS, 4.5-5.6 lens, it has worked very well. It limits the autofocus to just one center element, but that is not a disadvantage with the type on photos I am taking. I would recommend this teleconverter!

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $173.00

Purchased At:   Adorama

Similar Products Used:   none

Type of photography:   Sports



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