Teleconverter for S5: Canon TC-DC58B (1,5x) or Raynox DCR-2020Pro (2,2x) ?

Started Feb 21, 2008 | Discussions thread
bluenoser23 Senior Member • Posts: 2,032
Re: Anyone used the Sony wide angle teleconverter (VCL- DH0758)?

Robert Niesen wrote:

I'm wondering if you (or anyone else) have also tried the Sony wide
angle teleconverter lens (VCL- DH0758) on your S5 and how it might
compare to the Canon wide angle teleconverter. I'm not sure how much
use I might have for either of these lenses, but I'm intrigued.


Robert Niesen

From what I've read, when using the Sony WAC you mentioned, the S5's (or S3) fully extended lens mechanism bumps into the back of the Sony lens. This requires that you have a spacer of some sort between the Sony and your adapter. This problem does not occur with either the Canon WAC or the Raynox WAC (I own the Raynox 6600 WAC).

See this post in the S3/S5 forum for details:

-- hide signature --

Canon S3, SD800, A95 & Fuji F31

 bluenoser23's gear list:bluenoser23's gear list
Canon PowerShot A95 Canon PowerShot SD800 IS Canon PowerShot S3 IS Canon PowerShot S95 Nikon D40 +13 more
Post (hide subjects) Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow