Panasonic 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).
Panasonic Press Release
Panasonic LUMIX announces new 1.4x and 2x teleconverters for LUMIX S telephoto zoom lenses
They can be attached to the LUMIX S PRO 70-200mm F4 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.
Both teleconverters DMW-STC14 and DMW-STC20 will also be compatible with the upcoming 70-200mm F2.8 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.
Lens Composition of 7 lenses including 2 UHR (Ultra High Refractive Index Lens) lenses in 4 groups.
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.