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Panasonic Lumix S 1.4x 2.0x Teleconverters Announced

Panasonic has announced two new teleconverters, a 1.4x and 2.0x, for Panasonic Lumix S telephoto zoom lenses.

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2.0x Teleconverter

Panasonic has announced two new teleconverters, a 1.4x and 2.0x, for Panasonic Lumix S telephoto zoom lenses.

The weather-sealed teleconverters are designed to work with the the current 70-200mm f/4 OIS lens, and the upcoming 70-200mm f/2.8 S lens, due later this year. The teleconverters will be available from June 2019, with an RRP of £489 for the 1.4x teleconverter, and £579 for the 2.0x teleconverter. .

 

 

From Panasonic: Panasonic LUMIX announces new 1.4x and 2x teleconverters for LUMIX S telephoto zoom lenses

Panasonic LUMIX has introduced two new teleconverters for the LUMIX S Series telephoto zoom lenses – a 1.4x teleconverter (DMW-STC14) and a 2x teleconverter (DMW-STC20).

They can be attached to the LUMIX S PRO 70-200mm f/4 O.I.S. (S-R70200)*1 enabling use as a super telephoto lens with its extended zoom range up to a maximum of 400mm with high-speed, high-precision AF. The rugged dust/splash-resistant*2 design withstands use under harsh conditions even in 10 degrees below zero for high mobility.

1.4x teleconverter

Both teleconverters DMW-STC14 and DMW-STC20 will also be compatible with the upcoming 70-200mm f/2.8 S Series lens, which will be available later this year.

Available from June 2019, recommended retail prices are £489.99 (Ireland €569.99) for the 1.4x teleconverter DMW-STC14 and £579.99 (Ireland €669.99) for the 2.0x teleconverter DMW-STC20.

 

DMW-STC14 Specifications:

  • Lens Composition of 7 lenses including 2 UHR (Ultra High Refractive Index Lens) lenses in 4 groups.

 

DMW-STC20 Specifications:

  • Lens Composition of 8 lenses including 2 UHR (Ultra High Refractive Index Lens) lenses in 4 groups.

 

*1 The firmware needs to be updated to its latest version.

*2 Dust and Splash Resistant does not guarantee that damage will not occur if this lens is subjected to direct contact with dust and water.

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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