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Enhanced Telephoto Versatility
Affordable and portable gateway to extend telephoto reach; ideal for sports, wildlife, surveillance and more.

Aspherical Lens Element
Virtually eliminates coma and other aberrations, especially at wide apertures.

2x Optical Conversion Factor
Doubles the focal length of select compatible NIKKOR lenses.

Nikon Integrated Coating (IC)
Enhances light transmission efficiency, improves color consistency and reduces flare.

AF-S Teleconverter TC-20E III 4.2 5 13 13
Just a wonderful addition to my camera bag I shot the foto, below, of the moon mid day, useing my Nikon D800 and my Nikon 70-200 VR 2.8 Series 1 lens, and useing the AF_STC20E 111 Tele Converter, the results truly are stellar....... April 23, 2014
BUY IT ! Purchased a refurbished sample from my favorite store in NYC. Excellent teleconverter for 70-200 f/2.8 G lens, at least when paired with my D3s. Extremely sharp and fast focusing. I have even gotten good results in the 1.2x format (480 mm) and DX setting (600 mm) hand held but typically use with a monopod or tripod for best results. March 28, 2013
When length and close focusing matter most I use this occasionally on my 300/4 AF-S and 105/2.8 VR macro (on D7000). While AF can work in good light, I usually manually focus. The fact that the minimum focus distance doesn't change results in 2X life size with the 105 and 0.5X with the 300 (at 600mm it's my longest "macro" lens). I have used both combinations wide open, and had acceptable results, but a stop or two helps with IQ. If you need reach and can't afford the 600/4, this gets you there. If you want more than 1:1 with your 105VR (and a 210mm focal length) this gets you there. If you want a 600mm 0.5X macro lens, this gets you there. If those are places you want to go, get the TC. December 17, 2011
Sharp and clear! I love this teleconverter! I use it with my 70-200 2.8 VRII lens which gives me the equivalent of a 600mm lens on my Nikon D300s. Tack sharp! Buy it. You won't be disappointed. I shot the hawk with this set-up. Look at the detail. Unbelievable! September 3, 2011
Excellent teleconverter! This is an incredible addition to the lens arsenal. The bokeh, for me, is just plain smashing than can range from creamy to abstract. A good solid tripod and shutter release cable are my only recommendations to produce superb images! Well worth the money!! May 12, 2011
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will this work with my D3000 with AF-S DX VR Zoom-Nikkor f/4-4-5g IF-ED lens

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This teleconverter will not damage your lens but you can't attach slow lens on teleconverter. However if you can attach the lens to teleconverter AF will not usable, it will to slow or not focus.
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NO, it will not work or fit any DX lenses, damage is very likely to be caused if you do try and use it.
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yes it will work.
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Yes, they work in both bodies well. I have both Nikon D700 and D800. --Thanks!
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Yes, they work and fit with all Nikon DSLR'S, with the right lens.
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Yes they work with all bodies, its just the lenses that are usable or not
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my Camera is a d5100
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Just to clarify my answer, I assume you mean the AF-S 70-200 f/4. If you mean the f/2.8 you will have no problems as the maximum aperture would be 5.6.
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Yes, you can use it with no issues
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You will have a maximum aperture of f/8. The D5100 will not auto focus with a lens with max aperture of greater than 5.6.
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My camera is a D800.
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Maybe the 300 mm telephoto is not built in with VR technology that affects performance and produce blur images?. In any case AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4D IF-ED by its own produce very good images.
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D800 is f/8 autfocus capable. Difficult to answer without knowing more about settings, type of photos. I would give Nikon service and support a call. In the US is 800-NIKON-US.

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Which camera are you using, you shooting with a maximum aperture of f /8 and only certain Nikons have f/8 autfocus capabilities.
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teleconverter model

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what model fits the nikkor 18-200 lens for Nikon D90?
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Here is a list of the all lens that can use teleconverters.

http://www.nikonusa.com/en_INC/IMG/Assets/Common-Assets/Images/Teleconverter-Compatibility/en_US_Comp_chart.html
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Unfortunately no tc's will fit on the 18-200.
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Fit on AF-D 80-200 f:2,8

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Will this converter fit on Nikkor AF-D 80-200 F:2,8. If it does, are there any limitations?
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You need the AF-S lens

There is a list of compatible lens on the Nikon site.
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Fit but not have AF.
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In the reviews I have read I find the usual, some people like it, some don't, answers but the majority seem to feel that the TC 20E III is a good addition and will work just fine with the 70-200 vr1 f2.8 lens. I am puzzled as to why it is the cheapest of the 3 teleconverters. Are the 1.4 and 1.7 converters better quality? Please advise. Thank you. Don
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I still do not see how that equates to a cheaper lens. Your answer tends to support my idea that the lens should be more expensive. What is bringing the price down? I don't want to take issue with it, just understand the why's and whatfore's.
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The other converters are not higher quality
In fact the TC-20III has the latest technology.
There is a lot less degradation than there was in the previous 2x converter

The problem is that the more you magnify an image, the more any defects in equipment or user technique will show..
You are adding more glass elements to the equation than there are in a 1.4 or 1.7x converter.
The higher image conversion will also negatively effect the f stop and light gathering capacity.
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Compatible w/ Nikkor AF-S DX 55-300 mm VR zoom on a D200?

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Didn't see that lens/camera in other questions.
Thanks
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The TC-20 E III wouldn't work with this lens. The converter would loose two stops of light which would make the resulting lens a 110-600 f9-f11 and auto focus would not be possible. The viewfinder would be so dim that manual focus wouldn't work either.

If you desire more reach, you may consider something like the 80-400 VR (without converters) or Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4D IF-ED (I have this one and its excellent) for use with the TC-14EII.

Good luck,

Greg
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Not compatable or usable on a 55-300.
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Does the TC-20EIII work with your new 18-300mm Nikon lens

Jul 7, 2012 by
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Hi
I have yet to find a list of lenses this will work with..
I own it,, bought it for my 70-200mm 2.8, love it,
I would contact "Service and Support" in the main menu bar above,,,
Jul 8, 2012 by
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No
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I use a D90
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No, it physically will not fit, you would have to use a Sigma tc
Jul 20, 2012 by
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You'll have to ask Sigma.
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