16x9 Inc. 169-HDWC8X-EX EXII 0.8x Wide Angle Converter

16x9 Inc. 169-HDWC8X-EX EXII 0.8x Wide Angle Converter

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Product Highlights

  • Compatible with Sony EX1/EX3
  • 0.8x Wide Angle Conversion
  • Multi-Coated
  • Full Zoom Through
  • Bayonet Mount
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You Pay: $590.00

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The 16x9 Inc. 169-HDWC8X-EX EXII 0.8x Wide Angle Converter is an 0.8x add-on conversion lens designed specifically for the Sony EX1/R and EX3. The lens has a full zoom-through and provides additional wide-angle capability. Featuring two multi-coated glass elements, the 169-HDWC8X-EX can be used in virtually any shooting environment while preserving the highest quality images with exceptional sharpness.

Higher Quality, Lower Price
With the introduction of the EXII 0.8X Wide Converter, 16x9 Inc. offers a superior, HD-quality lens converter at an even lower price than the original EX. The move is part of an aggressive pricing structure 16x9 Inc. has put into place across the entire EXII line of lenses.
Wider Coverage & Full Zoom Thru
Featuring a two-element design, the compact, lightweight EXII 0.8X Wide Converter increases wide-angle coverage by 20% over the stock lens with minimal barrel distortion. Better yet, the EXII 0.8X is full zoom-thru.
Compact and Lightweight Design
Weighing only 17 oz. (482g) the EXII 0.8X Wide Converter has been elegantly engineered and crafted with no sacrifice in quality.
Mattebox Compatible
The EXII 0.8X is fully compatible with popular mattebox systems such as those from Chrosziel. For a neat shading solution, 16x9 offers an optional lightweight Rubber Lens Shade.
Type Wide Angle Conversion
Lens Mount Bayonet
Magnification 0.8x
Zoom Through Yes
Elements 2
Filter Size 105mm Round Filter--Requires Rubber Lens Shade (Not Included)
Length 1.42" (3.6cm)
Weight 17 oz (482g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.1 x 4.6 x 3.5"
16x9 Inc. 169-HDWC8X-EX EXII 0.8x Wide Angle Converter
  • Pouch
  • 2 x Lens Caps
  • Adapter Ring
  • 1-Year Warranty

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    16x9 Inc.169-HDWC8X-EX EXII 0.8x Wide Angle Converter

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    Wow - what a great addition to my EX3!

    By Colorado Creative

    from Aurora. CO

    About Me Professional Videographer

    Verified Buyer


    • Compact Design
    • Distortion Free
    • Easy To Use
    • Great Price
    • Highly Compatible
    • Improves Performance
    • Just Enough Wide Angle
    • Lightweight
    • Professional Quality
    • Quick Mount


    • Chrosziel Shade Issue

    Best Uses

    • Complex Projects
    • Documentaries
    • Field Production
    • Independent Films
    • In The Studio
    • News Gathering

    Comments about 16x9 Inc. 169-HDWC8X-EX EXII 0.8x Wide Angle Converter:

    Easy to use. Distortion free and just that extra bit of wide angle I need for most situations. I can't say enough positive things about the 16x9 0.8 adapter. Love the bayonet mount to my Fujinon lens on my EX3 - wish my matte box adapater had one as well (threaded adapters are scary). This piece of glass is clean, clear and completes my system.

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    Best EX1/3 wide angle on the market

    By B-Roll

    from Melbourne Australia

    About Me Film Professional

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    Verified Buyer


    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Great price
    • Interfaces Well With Camcorder


      Best Uses

      • Panoramic Filming
      • Shooting Indoors
      • Shooting Outdoors

      Comments about 16x9 Inc. 169-HDWC8X-EX EXII 0.8x Wide Angle Converter:

      This wide angle does such a great job. It also can be used with a matte box making it a whole lot more useful than the Sony one. Filming beautiful wide scenic shots with ND grad filters looks amazing!

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