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Cheap UK focal reducer (Camdiox) - No infinity focus?


Inazuma

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Hi guys,

I received this today,  branded "Camdiox" (linked here). It's a £72 Nikon F/G to Micro Four Thirds focal reducer / lens turbo / speed booster.

 

At first, I thought all was well. But as I played around more I found that my lenses weren't focusing to infinity. The lenses in question - a new Sigma 18-35mm f1.8 and an old Tokina 80-200mm D f2.8. Both have great renderings but failed to focus to infinity.

 

Has anyone else had similar experiences with cheap focal reducers?

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Hi Inazuma, can you give us your impressions of the Camdiox product please? It's good to know we now have some home grown reducers in the UK but it would be good to know the quality of it, could you upload any images taken through it, or can you compare it with a Metabones (which seems to be the "standard") Thanks :)

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Hi Inazuma, can you give us your impressions of the Camdiox product please? It's good to know we now have some home grown reducers in the UK but it would be good to know the quality of it, could you upload any images taken through it, or can you compare it with a Metabones (which seems to be the "standard") Thanks :)

I posted a report here: >

Hope it helps :)

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