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You need to be aware of this before buying
on 4 December 2010
At the price, it's fine. But I didn't realise until after my purchase that the following is true, which I found out on a camera discussion forum, having asked why on my Nikon D40 when the tubes were fitted I couldn't take any photos and got a message saying "Lens Not Attached" :
"I don't think this lens/tube configuration is going to work. The lens is a G-type - no aperture ring - and the camera doesn't know there's a lens attached, so you have no way of adjusting aperture. You need either a set of tubes with the contacts and aperture lever, or a lens with an aperture ring. You might be able to pick up a cheap AI prime lens to use in this combination. I think that Kenko extension tubes have all the right connectors."
In short, if you have the AF-S Nikkor 18-55mm lens which comes with the camera when purchased new from Dixons etc, these tubes will not work. This lens is pared-down in its features to keep the camera price down.