For a newbie please recommend which teleconverter to get.

Started Sep 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
Tom K.
Tom K. Senior Member • Posts: 1,624
Re: For a newbie please recommend which teleconverter to get.

leerob wrote:

Is this converter any good?

http://www.amazon.com/Telephoto-Panasonic-DMC-FZ150K-DMC-FZ200K-MicroFiber/dp/B005LRSJGO/ref=sr_1_23?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1347911446&sr=1-23&keywords=fz200

Short answer - NO.

Longer answer - Two lenses for $40, claiming .45 for the WA and 2.2 for the tele? No. Undoubtedly garbage. Don't believe me? Buy them and try them but check the return policy first.

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