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Old Monday 15th May 2006, 14:11   #1
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FZ20 - Lens on Ebay from Japan (Thoughts?)

I've discovered this Telephoto lens for the FZ20 - I know the Tcon 1.7 lens seems a popular model for use with this camera but this is obviously 3x. Does anyone know anything about this offering or bought/used such a thing and how did it perform?

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Professional 3.0X Telephoto lens For Panasonic DMC-FZ20

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Professional-3...QQcmdZViewItem


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Old Monday 15th May 2006, 16:50   #2
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Teleconverter Comparison ite

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Professional 3.0X Telephoto lens For Panasonic DMC-FZ20

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Professional-3...QQcmdZViewItem
Can't comment specifically on this one. For the price, though, I'd question it. You might read CK's comparisons at http://www.cs.mtu.edu/~shene/DigiCam/User-Guide/FZ-30/

Or e-mail him to see if he's ever looked at the TC you're looking at. For the Pany FZ series, its seems that the Oly TCON-17 at ~$90 is the best for the price. Better IQ is had by the~$350 Nikon 17ED...
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