Re: [OM] Tamron 01A Teleconverter

Subject: Re: [OM] Tamron 01A Teleconverter
From: Chris Trask <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2020 11:26:44 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
     I've been interested in the Olympus/Zuiko 1.4X teleconverter, but they 
tend to be horribly expensive.  I looked into the Tamron 140F (there is an 
affordable one on evilBay), but that one is intended to work only with primary 
(fixed) lenses.

>I sold one a month ago, together with a 1.4x and the 300/2.8 I bought from
>Jan a few years back. No complaints with it (within the constraints imposed
>by physics), but remember it will only ever fit an Adaptall lens - even
>though there are now lots of Chinese mounts to fit Adaptall lenses (or the
>teleconverters) to modern cameras. Suddenly the extraordinary rarity (and
>price) of Adaptall mounts for Pentax screw is ... history.
>If you can find a model 140 1.4x teleconverter, you should be mightily
>impressed. I won't even mention the model 200 2x, for fear of sending you on
>a fruitless search. They are both for a restricted range of SP lenses (in
>fact the 1.4x I sold was a model 140).
>See here, for starters: http://www.adaptall-2.com/lenses/200F.html


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