Sigma 1.4x EX DG Tele Converter reviews: Lens

21 customer reviews
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+ This lens has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on image quality.

£199 – £225 at 3 retailers out of 423 retailers checked

8.2 out of 10 based on 21 reviews.
Diameter: 6.85 cm, 1.95 See full product description

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Most helpful reviews

Paul, Gateshead Professional portrait photographer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Ease of use and value for money over Canon and better option than buying a 400mm or 500mm, when a 300mm 2.8 can be converted to 420mm F4
Bad points:
No
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 31 Oct 2015

Russell, Northampton No

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Excellent with Sigma 300mm prime and Canon body.
Bad points:
None really, could always be of better build but, as it is, it is perfectly adequate.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 8.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 29 Mar 2015

Aidan, East Grinstead

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Quick and effective attachment to lens
Bad points:
Doesn't fit all my Sigma OR Canon lenses.....
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 8.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 22 Aug 2013

Richard, Gloucester

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
A great value buy and a good quality product.
Bad points:
None but buyers must be aware that converters do reduce effective aperture and will not allow autofocus on some lenses.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 8.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Jun 2013

George, Solihull

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Excellent quality and build.
Bad points:
I cannot fault this item.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Jul 2014

Craig, Tyne and Wear Event photographer

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Works well with my Sigma 70-200mm to give that extra reach.
Bad points:
None, so far.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 8.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Mar 2015

John, West Yorkshire

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Compact
Easy to use
Bad points:
Loss of auto focus (applies to my longest telephoto not to all lenses)
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Dec 2013

Product Features

Autofocus No
Diameter in cm 6.85
Length in cm 1.95
Weight (g) 143
Type of image stabiliser No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 F2.8 - F32
 

Manufacturer's Description

The 1.4 EX is placed between the lens and the camera, and allows the photographer to use the 70-200mm f/2.8 lens as a 98-280m f/4 lens, and the 300mm f/2.8 lens as a 420mm f/4 lens; the high optical performance is maintained and the AF speed is not affected


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