Worst Focal Reducer at a Great Price

Started Mar 26, 2019 | Discussions thread
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Worst Focal Reducer at a Great Price
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https://www.ebay.com/sch/m.html?_odkw=&_ssn=fotodioxpro&_armrs=1&_osacat=0&_from=R40&_nkw=excell&_sacat=0

fotodioxpro on eBay is liquidating the Fotodiox Excell+1, a focal reducer that is known to be bad compared to the Metabones Speedboosters, Lens Turbo II focal reducers, and perhaps even the unbranded (RJ, Roxsen, etc) reducers.

As of 3/26/2019 they're selling individually for $25 US shipped within the US but the price goes even lower if you buy more than one.

Even the company admits that it's bad by saying that it introduces 'artsy softness and CA to any lens' (paraphrasing), but with active threads discussing the desire to use the "worst lenses", maybe this product is a special-purpose deal!?

Regarding the product this is a major case of YMMV! I'm mildly curious to see how bad it is and would love to figure out why, or figure out if it can be improved with blackening lens edges and such...

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