Helicon FB Tube – Compatibility tests

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Helicon FB Tube is compatible with most of modern Canon and Nikon camera models and AF lenses with built-in motor.

Please find below list of lenses which were tested for compatibility:

Camera type Lens Step at f8 Supported configurations: Tested by
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2,8-4E Aubrey S.
Nikon Nikkor 18–35mm f/3.5–4.5G ED Michael P.
Nikon Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G Casper V.
Nikon Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED 57 Helicon Soft
Nikon Nikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED 2 users
Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 40mm f/2.8 Macro 45 J. Engl
Nikon Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G Casper V.
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 60mm f/2.8G ED Andrew P.
Nikon Nikkor 70-200 (@200mm) f/2.8G 20 2 users
Nikon Nikkor 70-200 (@70mm) f/2.8G 30 2 users
Nikon Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G Macro 80 11 users
Nikon Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS Marko B.
Nikon Sigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Marko B.
Nikon Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG Peter L.
Nikon Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS Anne S.
Nikon Sigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro 36 2 users
Nikon Tamron 10-24 F/3.5-4.5 Di II VC Marko B.
Nikon Tamron 100-400 f/4.5-6.3 Di VC Marko B.
Canon Canon EF-S 15-85mm IS USM Patrick Z.
Canon Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM 2 users
Canon Canon EF 17-40mm (@40mm) f/4L 40 all 2 users
Canon Canon EF 17-40mm (@28mm) f/4L 80 all 2 users
Canon Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Jean Pierre K.
Canon Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L 15 all 2 users
Canon Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM Roger W.
Canon Canon EF 24-105 (@105mm) f/4L 40 all 4 users
Canon Canon EF 24-105 (@50mm) f/4L 80 all 4 users
Canon Canon EF 28-135mm f 3.5-5.6 USM IS Jaroslav T.
Canon Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Anthony L.
Canon Canon EF 50mm f/2.5L Macro 60 all 3 users
Canon Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro Dimitri G.
Canon Canon EF 70-200 (@200mm) f/2.8L 57 all 2 users
Canon Canon EF 70-200 (@70) f/2.8L 286 all 2 users
Canon Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Roger W.
Canon Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Roger W.
Canon Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM 21 all 18 users
Canon Canon EF 100-400 mm (@400mm) f/4.5-5.6 7 all 6 users
Canon Canon EF 100-400 mm (@100mm) f/4.5-5.6 36 all 6 users
Canon Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro 24 3 users
Canon Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Patrick H.
Canon Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Andrew S.
Canon Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG Anthony L.
Canon Sigma 105mm f/2.8 30(f5.6) Stephen D.
Canon Sigma 150mm f/2.8 2 users
Canon Sigma 180mm f/2.8 5 1,3 3 users
Canon Tamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di macro 1:1 5 users
Canon Tamron AF 180/3.5 SP Di LD Juhani P.
Canon Tokina AT-X M100 PRO D AF 100mm f/2.8 2 users

 

 

Please note that Helicon FB Tube is only compatible with lenses with built-in motor. Lenses without built-in motor, including Nikon old AF lenses and D series lenses, are not supported.

 

Camera Comments Tested by
Nikon D3300 Casper V.
Nikon D40x Casper V.
Nikon D500 2 users
Nikon D5100 Giorgio P.
Nikon D5500 Helicon Soft
Nikon D610 2 users
Nikon D700 Incompatible Michel D.
Nikon D7100 J. Engl
Nikon D7200 2 users
Nikon D750 3 users
Nikon D7500 Marko B.
Nikon D800 4 users
Nikon D800E 2 users
Nikon D810 6 users
Nikon D850 Victor B.
Canon 1D X mark II 7fps only Mark T.
Canon 1D Mark IV William B.
Canon 100D Dimitri G.
Canon 5D Mark II 5 users
Canon 5D Mark III 4 users
Canon 5D Mark IV 8 users
Canon 5DS R 5 users
Canon 50D 2 users
Canon 550D 2 users
Canon 6D 4 users
Canon 7D 2 users
Canon 7D MarkII 5 users
Canon 70D John P.
Canon 760D Dimitri G.
Canon 80D 3 users
Canon EOS M with the Canon EF-M mount adapter William B.
Canon EOS M3 with the Canon EF-M mount adapter William B.

 

This is a non-exhaustive list of supported lenses and cameras. The list above includes those that have been tested and is updated once we receive compatibility confirmation. However, we do not anticipate any issues with most of other modern Canon and Nikon camera models and AF lenses with built-in motor.