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 typeLensStep at f8Supported configurations:Tested by
NikonNikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2,8-4E  Aubrey S.
NikonNikkor 18–35mm f/3.5–4.5G ED  Michael P.
NikonNikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G  Casper V.
NikonNikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED57 Helicon Soft
NikonNikkor 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED  2 users
NikonNikkor AF-S DX 40mm f/2.8 Macro45 J. Engl
NikonNikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G  Casper V.
NikonNikkor AF-S 60mm f/2.8G ED  Andrew P.
NikonNikkor 70-200 (@200mm) f/2.8G20 2 users
NikonNikkor 70-200 (@70mm) f/2.8G30 2 users
NikonNikkor 105mm f/2.8G Macro80 11 users
NikonSigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS  Marko B.
NikonSigma 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3 DC  Marko B.
NikonSigma 24-105mm f/4 DG  Peter L.
NikonSigma 150mm f/2.8 Macro36 2 users
NikonTamron 10-24 F/3.5-4.5 Di II VC  Marko B.
NikonTamron 100-400 f/4.5-6.3 Di VC  Marko B.
CanonCanon EF-S 15-85mm IS USM  Patrick Z.
CanonCanon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM  2 users
CanonCanon EF 17-40mm (@40mm) f/4L40all2 users
CanonCanon EF 17-40mm (@28mm) f/4L80all2 users
CanonCanon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS  Jean Pierre K.
CanonCanon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L15all2 users
CanonCanon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM  Roger W.
CanonCanon EF 24-105 (@105mm) f/4L40all4 users
CanonCanon EF 24-105 (@50mm) f/4L80all4 users
CanonCanon EF 28-135mm f 3.5-5.6 USM IS  Jaroslav T.
CanonCanon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM  Anthony L.
CanonCanon EF 50mm f/2.5L Macro60all3 users
CanonCanon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro  Dimitri G.
CanonCanon EF 70-200 (@200mm) f/2.8L57all2 users
CanonCanon EF 70-200 (@70) f/2.8L286all2 users
CanonCanon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM  Roger W.
CanonCanon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM  Roger W.
CanonCanon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM21all18 users
CanonCanon EF 100-400 mm (@400mm) f/4.5-5.67all6 users
CanonCanon EF 100-400 mm (@100mm) f/4.5-5.636all6 users
CanonCanon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro24 3 users
CanonCanon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM  Patrick H.
CanonCanon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM  Andrew S.
CanonSigma 24-105mm f/4 DG  Anthony L.
CanonSigma 105mm f/2.830(f5.6) Stephen D.
CanonSigma 150mm f/2.8  2 users
CanonSigma 180mm f/2.851,33 users
CanonTamron SP 90mm F/2.8 Di macro 1:1  5 users
CanonTamron AF 180/3.5 SP Di LD  Juhani P.
CanonTokina 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.

CameraCommentsTested 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 D700IncompatibleMichel D.
Nikon D7100 J. Engl
Nikon D7200 2 users
Nikon D750 3 users
Nikon D7500 Marko B.
Nikon D5 Radovan K.
Nikon D800 4 users
Nikon D800E 2 users
Nikon D810 6 users
Nikon D850 Victor B.
Canon 1D X mark II7fps onlyMark 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 Mwith the Canon EF-M mount adapterWilliam B.
Canon EOS M3with the Canon EF-M mount adapterWilliam B.
Canon EOS M6with the Canon EF-M mount adapterHelicon Soft
Canon EOS Rwith the Canon EF-R mount adapterDirk M.
Canon EOS RPwith the Canon EF-R mount adapterHelicon Soft

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.