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DeafEyeJedi

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Canon vs. Nikon Teleconverters to use with Canon bodies...
« on: August 09, 2015, 07:38:11 AM »
BTW--I got a Nikon 2x tele extender on ebay pretty cheap. That might do the trick for you. Love how you can adapt so many lenses so easily to the EOS-M. Nikon manual lenses on Canon bodies are a staple with stop motion animation because they don't flicker.

Question... does it make more sense to go with Nikon Teleconverter as oppose to Canon's even if I use Canon adapters on the Nikon lenses that I use?

Because if I do use a Nikon Teleconverter then that means I'll still need to use an adapter on it and just use the Nikon lens on the converter WITHOUT the adapter in between.

I thought of this only because I wasn't sure Nikon glass going through a Canon glass would cause some weird artifacts or something strange... better or worse who knows?

May be worth to try both haha but here's what I found online for used Nikon teleconverters:

https://www.keh.com/search/list?s=Nikon+Teleconverter+TC-201

Which one of these is the one that you use?

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Re: Canon vs. Nikon Teleconverters to use with Canon bodies...
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2015, 04:04:58 AM »
Wow, look at all those teleconverters. I'm pretty sure the one I have is the "real" Nikon TC-201 but I'll have to double check when I get home. I only have an EOS-M and the Nikon to Canon EF-M adapter is easy to mount and remove.

I do have some Redrock Micro Nikon to Canon EF adapters that use set screws to make a solid connection and can see how a Canon teleconverter would be easier to deal with. Guess you're going to have to try out both to see which works best for you.  :D

Of course using manual lenses you don't need a teleconverter with electronics connections so the Nikon manual adapter is less expensive. About $50. I got mine along with a 55mm Micro-Nikkor lens and an extension tube so I'm not really sure what I paid for it.
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Re: Canon vs. Nikon Teleconverters to use with Canon bodies...
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2015, 05:02:59 AM »
get the nikon. u want the adapter to be as close to the glass of your taking lens as possible. besides, nikon coatings on both lenses will ensure that color doesnt change when u use teleconverter

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Re: Canon vs. Nikon Teleconverters to use with Canon bodies...
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2015, 06:51:00 AM »
Little offtopic:
I alwas used the Tc-16A on Nikon bodies. Owned 3 of these ofc only the modified version which enabled me to autofocus my Nippon Kogaku manual lenses:
http://www.foolography.com/free-stuff/modify-tc-16a/
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