front lens cap for canon 2x extender mark I

Discussion in 'Canon' started by Paul V Biron, Jun 4, 2004.

  1. Paul V Biron

    Paul V Biron Guest

    I just bought a canon 2x extender mark I (the old version, not the
    newer mark II)...it came minus the front lens cap (the side that fits
    to the lens). I have been told by several local stores that the
    regular EOS body cap will fit...but it doesn't. Perhaps the body cap
    fits the newer mark II? I'm not sure. I have also tried calling
    canon and they weren't too helpful.

    Anyway, does anyone know where I can get one of these old 2x front
    lens caps?

    pvb
     
    Paul V Biron, Jun 4, 2004
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  2. The Standard body cap should fit it. Is there a lens that protrudes from the extender? ( entneders dont have lens, teleconverters
    do)

    The canon web site will list the options for the lens.

    Cheers
     
    Martin Riddle, Jun 5, 2004
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  3. Paul V Biron

    dslr Guest

    Extender is the Canon name for teleconverter.
    It does have a protruding front element, so a body cap will not fit. My 1.4x
    came with a screw-on cap that fits over the protrusion.
     
    dslr, Jun 5, 2004
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    Bill Guest

    Bill, Jun 5, 2004
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    Bill Hilton Guest

    From: "Martin Riddle"
    No, it won't fit. The 2x cap is a bit deeper.
     
    Bill Hilton, Jun 5, 2004
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  6. As others have replied, a regular body cap will not fit. Earlier
    extenders came with a screw-on cap, later ones with a deep version of a
    body cap. I prefer the body caps and purchased one from B&H to replace
    the original screw-on cap. Email me (privately) if you're interested in
    a screw cap.
     
    Dave Herzstein, Jun 7, 2004
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