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New Nikon Z teleconverters extend the options for Nikon Z users

Posted on Jul 31, 2020 by Pro Moviemaker

The Z Teleconverter TC-1.4x gives users 40 % more reach, and the Z Teleconverter TC-2.0x lets users double their reach

The first lens to be compatible with these teleconverters is the Nikkor Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S. As the Nikkor Z lens line-up expands, more lenses will be compatible with the Z Teleconverters.

Z Teleconverter TC-1.4x

Nikon’s optical design ensures high-resolution images when using either teleconverter, and the minimum focus distance of the lens remains unchanged.

In addition, the Nikon Z system’s autofocus and vibration reduction ensure the precision users have come to expect from Nikon Z.

Users will be able to turn a telephoto zoom lens into a super telephoto, or extend the reach of a prime lens. All without affecting image performance.

Both of the new Z Teleconverters are tough performers. Sealed to keep dust and moisture out, they are also treated with Nikon’s fluorine coat—which effectively repels dust and dirt.

Z Teleconverter TC-2.0x

Constructed from tough, textured anodized aluminium, the design of the new teleconverters blends smoothly with Nikon Z cameras and Nikkor Z lenses.

Robert Harmon, Senior Commercial Planning Manager, Nikon UK, comments:

“Nikon’s new teleconverters bring a new dimension of flexibility to the Nikon Z mirrorless system. As the Nikkor Z lens line-up expands, your options for using the Z Teleconverters will grow. Whether you shoot action, wildlife, or nature, you’ll be able to get closer to the details without switching lenses.”

 

Summary of key features

  • Z Teleconverter TC-1.4x: Extends the focal length range of a compatible Nikkor Z lens by 40%.
  • Z Teleconverter TC-2.0x: Extends the focal length range of a compatible Nikkor Z lens by 100%.
  • Nikon Z image quality: Nikon’s optical formula ensures sharp images with only one or two stops of light loss depending on the teleconverter used.
  • Sharp: Superb autofocus. Vibration Reduction. Users get the sharpness and speed they’re used to from Nikon Z.
  • Toughness: Z Teleconverters are sealed to keep dust and moisture out. Nikon’s fluorine coat effectively repels dust and dirt, without compromising image quality.
  • Authentically Nikon: Constructed from tough, textured anodized aluminium, Z Teleconverters blend smoothly with Nikon Z cameras and Nikkor Z lenses. 

Read more about the new Nikon Z range here.

Read the Summer 2020 issue of Pro Moviemaker here.

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