AF-S Teleconverter TC-20E III

2x teleconverter employing an aspherical lens delivers high performance with Nikon FX format


Key Features

  • Outstanding optical quality to meet the demands of Nikon FX-format camera users
  • Increases the focal length of a prime lens by 100%*
  • An aspherical lens element is adopted - a world first
  • Employing an aspherical lens realizes a compact and lightweight body
  • Newly developed optical design achieves superior contrast and resolution
  • * Lens aperture is reduced by two stops

Specifications

Lens construction
7 elements in 5 groups (with one aspherical lens element)
Closest focusing distance
Same as that of a prime lens
Maximum reproduction ratio
Double that of a prime lens
Weight (approx.)
330 g/11.6 oz.
Dimensions (approx.)
66 mm/2.6 in. (dia.) x 48 mm/1.9 in. (extension from camera's lens mounting flange)
Supplied accessories
Teleconverter Cap BF-3A, Rear Lens Cap LF-1, Flexible Lens Pouch CL-0715

Compatible Lenses

The following AF-S and AF-I NIKKOR lenses are compatible with AF-S Teleconverter TC-20E III

AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED*1
AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VR II
AF-S VR Nikkor 200mm f/2G IF-ED
AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II
AF-S VR Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G IF-ED
AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/2.8D IF-ED II
AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/2.8D IF-ED
AF-I Nikkor 300mm f/2.8D IF-ED
AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/4E PF ED VR*2
AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4D IF-ED*3
AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR
AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8G ED VR
AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8D IF-ED II
AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8D IF-ED
AF-I Nikkor 400mm f/2.8D IF-ED
AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR*3
AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR*3
AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4D IF-ED II*3
AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4D IF-ED*3
AF-I Nikkor 500mm f/4D IF-ED*3
AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR*3
AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR*3
AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4D IF-ED II*3
AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4D IF-ED*3
AF-I Nikkor 600mm f/4D IF-ED*3
AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR*1
AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR
AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II
AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED
AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/4G ED VR*3
AF-S Zoom-Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D IF-ED
AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR*1
AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II*3
AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED*3
AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR*1

*1 Autofocus cannot be used.

*2 Autofocus can be used when attached to an f/8-compatible autofocus camera with the AF mode set to AF-S.

*3 Autofocus can be used when attached to an f/8-compatible autofocus camera.

  • Other lenses cannot be used. Do not attach other lenses, as the rear lens elements will touch and could damage the teleconverter elements.
  • The Vibration Reduction (VR) function operates with VR lenses when used with the following Nikon SLR cameras: FX/DX-format digital SLR cameras, F6, F5, F100, F80 series, F75 series and F65 series.
  • Depending on the combination with digital/film SLR camera, the teleconverter's focal length information may not display correctly in Exif data. Please refer to the teleconverter manual for further information.
  • AF-S TELECONVERTER TC800-1.25E ED is a supplied accessory of the AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR and not sold separately. For details, refer to the product's web page.
  • When effective aperture is f/5.6 to f/8, autofocus is possible when attached to an f/8-compatible autofocus camera. But the focus point that is used for autofocus or manual focus with electronic rangefinder is limited to that located at the center. Also, focus may not be achieved when shooting low-contrast or dark subjects.

Lens Construction