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Nikon TC-14E III (AF-I,AF-S) Teleconverter

KEH Model# 364805

* Item pictured for illustrative purposes only, actual item not pictured. See ‘Notes’ next to grade for included items.

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Nikon TC-14E III (AF-I,AF-S) Teleconverter
Cond. Notes Price Qty
Like New Minus

The rating of the equipment is at 97 to 99 percent of original condition. Only the closest inspections will reveal slight wear. Perfect glass, but the box and accessories are usually not included.

With Caps
$449.00
Excellent Plus

The rating of the equipment is at 90 to 96 percent of original condition. Exceptionally nice, but may have slight wear on finish visible only under close inspection. Glass will be very clean.

With Caps
$432.00
* Item pictured for illustrative purposes only, actual item not pictured. See ‘Notes’ next to grade for included items.

Description

DETAILS

The Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E III (Nikon USA part # 2219) is a high-end 1.4x magnification tele-extender optimized for and designed to exclusively fit select professional Nikkor lenses*.  The pro grade TC-14E III is ideal for sports, wildlife, surveillance, perspective compression, and other photography applications where some extra magnification or range is desired from a lens with minimal loss of image quality and brightness.

The TC-14E III increases the focal length of compatible lenses by 40% and reduces brightness by only one f/stop; for example when attached to a 300mm f/2.8 lens, the TC-14E III transforms it into a 420mm f/4 equivalent.  It's a convenient way to turn one lens into a second lens as needed.  Teleconverters inherently add compromises to an optical system but Nikon's no-nonsense approach to design and compatibility makes for the best outcomes possible.  The TC-14E III features an all new 7 element 4 group optical design with a larger front element and enhanced coatings to produce outstanding results with negligible loss of image quality.  To maximize optical performance, the front optics of the TC-14E III prominently protrude past the lens mount and actually sit just inside the mount of compatible lenses.  Consequently only select* large aperture telephotos with extra clearance in the lens mount area are physically compatible.  Even though the TC-14E III uses a modified mount that prevents non compatible lenses form being connected, care should be taken not to damage lens elements when attempting to mount lenses.

Introduced in 2014, the TC-14E III is sucessor to the TC-E14 II which is still a great choice for owners of AF-I and some earlier AF-S telephotos (Pre-VR) which aren't compatible with the TC-14E III.

With it's outstanding glass and compact form factor the TC-14E III is an extremely useful companion to premium late model Nikkor teles.  You may not use it for every shot but it's a super handy solution that keeps options open.

Key Features

  • Ultra high quality tele-converter for select* professional Nikkor telephoto lenses
  • Enhanced 7 element in 4 group optics
  • Fully multicoated optics minimize flare and ghosting
  • Fluorine coatings on exterior optic surfaces repel dust and smudges
  • 1.4x focal length for 40% more magnification
  • Less cumbersome than carrying another large lens
  • Reduces effective aperture by one f-stop
  • Electronic connections for AF-S lenses
  • Compatible with VR
  • Weighs just 190g (6.7oz)

Available accessories include: BF-3B Front Cap (specially designed with clearance for front optics protruding beyond mount), LF-4 Rear Lens Cap, CL-0715 Soft Lens Case, CL-S1 Flexible Lens Pouch, CL-30S Hard Lens Case.

*Note: not compatible with most lenses.  Not compatible with BF-1A Body Cap.  Mounting requires lenses without rear element close to mount (otherwise damage can occur); extra lens mount flange on TC-14 E III only allows mounting to select Nikkor lenses.  Autofocus requires AF-S motor in lens and Camera AF sensors sufficiently sensitivity to effective maximum aperture of converter/lens combination.  Some older camera/lens combinations may not display adjusted/effective aperture values.

Compatible lenses include:
  • AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF ED VR (AF Not Possible)
  • AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II
  • AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G IF ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II
  • AF-S Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR (AF requires camera focus points having f/8 sensitivity)
  • AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR (AF requires camera focus points having f/8 sensitivity)
  • AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G IF ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II
  • AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4E PF ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II
  • AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8G ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4G ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4E FL ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4E FL ED VR
  • AF-S Nikkor 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR (AF requires camera focus points having f/8 sensitivity)


Additional Information

General
Brand Name Nikon
GTIN 018208022199
Manufacturer Part Number 2219
Optics
Focus Type Autofocus (lens motor)
Lens Mount Nikon F Mount AF (pre-D), Nikon F Mount D Type, Nikon F Mount "G" Type, Nikon F "E" Electromagnetic Aperture

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