Kenko releases new 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters for Canon EF/EF-S lenses
posted Monday, July 13, 2015 at 6:08 PM EDT
Photography accessory manufacturer Kenko has announced two new teleconverters for Canon EF and EF-S lenses, the Teleplus 1.4x HD DGX and 2.0x HD DGX.
The Kenko Teleplus 1.4x HD DGX is made up of three elements in 2 groups and weighs in at 110g with a 25mm barrel length. It offers full autofocus operation on lenses with an maximum aperture of f/4 or brighter, with the exception of Canon’s EF 50mm f/1.8. Exposure is adjusted by one stop and aperture diaphragm coupling is fully automatic. The Teleplus 1.4x HD DGX Teleconverter is set to go on sale for £219 ($340 USD).
The Kenko Teleplus 2.0x HD DGX is made up of 5 elements in 3 groups and weighs in at 157g with a 35.8mm barrel length. The 2.0x HD DGX improves upon its 1.4x counterpart by offering full autofocus operation for lenses with a maximum aperture of f/2.8 or brighter, with the same exception for Canon’s 50mm f/1.8. Naturally, the 2.0x HD DGX reduces exposure by two stops. The Teleplus 2.0x HD DGX Teleconverter is set to go on sale for £219 ($340 USD)
Keno provides a helpful document to check whether your camera and lens combination are compatible with its latest teleconverters, which you can find by clicking here.