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  1. Fotodiox Macro Extension Tube Set, M42 Screw Mount (42mm x1)
    Fotodiox Macro Extension Tube Set, M42 Screw Mount (42mm x1)
    Fotodiox Macro Extension Tube Set, M42 Screw Mount (42mm x1)
    Fotodiox Macro Extension Tube Set, M42 Screw Mount (42mm x1)
    Fotodiox Macro Extension Tube Set, M42 Screw Mount (42mm x1)
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  2. Fotodiox Macro Extension Tube Set, M42 Screw Mount (42mm x1)

    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (4 reviews)
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Product Description

  • Kit includes: Extension Tube 1, Tube 2, Tube 3
  • All Metal Construction
  • Any combination for various Macro Effect.
  • 24 Month Manufacture Warranty
Additional Information

A macro extension tube is a wonderful substitution to expensive macro lenses. It maintains the original optical quality while transforming the lens into a macro lens. It is far more desired then the add-on close-up lenses, which will alter the optical quality. The extension tube will work with all Universal M42 Screw Mount cameras.

The camera mount coupling adapter and lens mount coupling adapter can be used independently of the extension tubes or you can add in the tubes for extreme Macro photography. Because no other optical components are added with this kit, the image preserves the original optical properties of the lens. This is an affordable and simple way to turn your existing lens into a MACRO LENS. This tube set includes a lens-coupling ring and a body-coupling ring; three extension tubes of various sizes are also included to build up to the desired magnification. Life size image can be achieved with this set up. See details specification at the table below. Specs are based on a 50mm f1.4 lens.

The extension ring set has no electrical contact, so you will have to set your camera in manual focusing and manual exposure, or aperture priority mode for metering.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

There seem to be some machining tolerance issues - some of the tubes screw in just fine, others have to be forced.
I ended up using the one that works and they work ok.

Image quality wise there are some artifacts. I am getting some ghosting, internal reflections, cast or light leaks. I am not sure if it is the problem with tubes though.
The Fotodiox Macro Extension Tube Set is well constructed, and works well mechanically, but the semi-glossy black paint finish on the inside of the tube walls will almost certainly result in undesirable glare and refections within the tube, which will result in lower contrast images and possible glare/hot spots on your camera's image sensor or film.
Purchased it for a G3 to use 'classic lenses', have yet to really use it. Attaches fine, there have been no problems.
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