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Nikon TC-14a vs. Kenko Pro 300

mwagner1

Burnet, US
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Tue 12-Feb-02 05:23 PM

Okay...

First, I know that JRP can give an excellent report on this topic..

The decision between a 80-200 f/2.8 AF-S and a 80-400 VR is still causing much angst...

I know that the TC-14e and 20e will work on the 80-200 AF-S, and I seem to have seen here that JRP uses the Kenko Pro 300 1.4x..

However, the Nikon TC-14a is a manual focus 1.4x that would give a max of 540mm at f/8.

Will the Kenko 1.4 work with the AF on the 80-400VR for a max of 540mm
and still autofocus?? Will the Kenko 1.4x with the 80-400VR at the 540mm f/8 give sharp pictures??? Will a fast film (400 ISO +)be needed (as well as a tripod)??

Should I say to heck with the 80-400Vr and just buy the 80-200 AF-S??

Now, don't anyone suggest that I buy both. (though that would be quite nice!!)

Many thanks!!!!

Mark in Austin

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