The TC-DC58C telephoto converter lens applies a 2x magnification to the photos taken with the Canon PowerShot G9. The adaptor does not directly attach to the lens. Instead, it uses the LA-DC58H lens adaptor, which is sold separately by Canon. The adaptor directly attached to the camera provides a solid foundation for the converter lens. Additionally, for proper image processing, specific settings must be set on the camera.
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Things you need
- Canon PowerShot G9
- LA-DC58H lens adaptor
- TC-DC58C lens converter
Turn the camera off. Press and hold the ring release button near the lens on the camera body.
Turn the ring counter-clockwise until the white and black circles are aligned. Lift off the ring.
Align the black circle on the LA-DC58H lens adaptor with the black circle on the camera body. Turn the adaptor clockwise until it locks into place.
Insert the TC-DC58C lens into the adaptor and turn it clockwise until it locks.
Turn on the camera and enter its menu mode. Select the "Converter" option and use the arrow buttons to select "TC-DC58C."
Tips and warnings
- Do not touch the glass portions of the lens. Dust or fingerprints may cause the camera's autofocus to become less effective.
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