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Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap

You Pay: $3.40
Product Highlights
  • Ideal for Use with Lens Hood
  • Easy Placement and Removal
  • Center-Squeeze Snap-On Style

The 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap from Sensei is a 58mm front lens cap with a squeeze, spring and snap-on mechanism. They're easy to put on and take off, especially when using lens hoods, and they stay on. Lens caps protect your lens from scratches, fingerprints and the elements when the lens is not in use. It's always good to have a spare in your camera bag, too.
 

Construction Plastic
Size 58 mm
Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Sensei58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap
     
    4.8

    (based on 51 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (44)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Durable (16)
    • Rugged (8)
    • Strong construction (7)
    • Easily interchangeable (5)
    • Lightweight (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Photo enthusiast (11), Semi-pro photographer (8), Casual photographer (4), Pro photographer (3)
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No (34)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Cheap, Effective, But Far From Perfect

        The lens cap is solidly made, and the material is of good quality. The center pinch design for a lens cap this size (58mm) doesn't seem to work very well for me though...Read complete review

        The lens cap is solidly made, and the material is of good quality. The center pinch design for a lens cap this size (58mm) doesn't seem to work very well for me though -- the center pinch ledges are too close together since the lens cap is so small, and the springs used in the lens cap is quite strong, so it is hard for my fingers to use the center pinches when removing the cap. Using the regular outside ledges works well though.

        Last but not least, the lens cap was a touch too big for my 18-55 kit lens. The diameter of the cap is a fraction bigger than the 58mm UV filter I have on the lens, so the edge of the cap is not flush against the lens filter. The OEM cap that I lost did not have this problem. Still, the cap fits nice and snug against the filter -- it's just that the outter edge isn't flush.

        VS

        Most Liked Negative Review

         

        Bargain solution

        Being able to squeeze at the center of the lens cap instead of at the edges makes removing and replacing the cap a lot easier -- especially if you have a lens shade in...Read complete review

        Being able to squeeze at the center of the lens cap instead of at the edges makes removing and replacing the cap a lot easier -- especially if you have a lens shade in place. This version is far less expensive than the new Canon cap. I suspect it is also not quite as good. The problem I encounter is it's not so easy to squeeze properly.

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        5.0

        Fits perfectly, easy to remove

        By Rasputin

        from Davie, Florida

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Rugged

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Macro Photography
          • Night Photography
          • Weddings/Events
          • Wildlife Photos

          Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

          Great fit. Looks great. Modern looking.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          50mm

          By Mary

          from Tuscumbia, Al

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easily Interchangeable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

              replacing all of my lens caps with this type, so much easier to get off and on. I had received this type on the 50mm Canon lens I bought for Christmas and flung it off my tractor in deep grass, so while buying a replacement, bought some for all my lenes.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Pretty dope!

              By Silent Photographer

              from New York, NY

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easily Interchangeable
              • Lightweight
              • Rugged
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                  In my opinion these lens caps are much better than the ones that come with the product. You can squeeze the center to snap on or off, which makes it easy and more durable. I just wish it had a string to hang off the lens.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great service - wrong size

                  By NMN

                  from Columbia, KY 42728

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                        Great service. We just order the wrong size. Will be reordering soon.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Works as well as Nikon's

                        By Ron in NYC

                        from NYC

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                              Works as well as Nikon's and costs less. Works better than Zeiss.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Cheap but good

                              By Huseyin The Brain

                              from Sacramento, CA

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • cheap

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                  Costs add up fast with photo/video equipment so best save money when you can. This is a great product with a cheap price.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Great price

                                  By Judy

                                  from Olympia, WA

                                  About Me Casual Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                      The cap is a different style from my original cap but I don't find that to be a problem. The fit is fine and the price was good.

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                                      5.0

                                      Good Spring Tension

                                      By ryandrumsalot

                                      from Asheville, NC

                                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Rugged

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                          This lens cap stays on tight in my bag. It has tighter springs than the Voigtlander (17.5 F0.95) lens cap that I had for the lens.

                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Excellent Knock-off

                                          By David-eye

                                          from Texas Hill Country

                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Works

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • lens protection

                                            Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                            This Nikon copy cap does the job very well at a fraction of the name-nrand price.

                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            Quick and Easy Snap on Cap

                                            By Peter Lemonjello

                                            from San Diego, CA

                                            About Me Pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable
                                            • Quick And Easy

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                I film everything from commercials to weddings and a lot of times I need to be quick with changing out lenses. This snap-on cap is quick and easy to use and stays on tight. No problems with it at all.

                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Very nice replacement cap.

                                                By Kw Ghostship

                                                from Pittsburgh, PA

                                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Durable
                                                • Rugged
                                                • Strong Construction

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                    Bought this to replace standard Canon lens cap. This cap is great with the center-pinch style and is very easy to access with a hood on. Feels very quality and has been working great. Grips onto lens very secure.

                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                    • No

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                                                    5.0

                                                    Exactly what I needed.

                                                    By Angelica

                                                    from Chicago, IL

                                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                          Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                          Easy to snap on. Just exactly what I needed.

                                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                                          • No

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                                                          5.0

                                                          Why spend more?

                                                          By DH

                                                          from Xenia, Ohio

                                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Durable
                                                          • Rugged
                                                          • Strong Construction

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                              Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                              Looks better and works as well as the name brand lens caps. I like the plain black finish and low cost with free S&H!

                                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                                              • No

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                                                              5.0

                                                              Snaps on easily and securely

                                                              By Bob in Western MA

                                                              from Western MA

                                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                              Verified Buyer

                                                              Pros

                                                              • Durable
                                                              • Easily Interchangeable

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                  Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                  Snaps on easily and securely

                                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                                  • No

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                                                                  5.0

                                                                  Works Great

                                                                  By Mike

                                                                  from Greenville, SC

                                                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                                  Pros

                                                                  • Durable

                                                                  Cons

                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                      Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                      If you use lens hoods this is a must have item.

                                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                                      • No

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                                                                      5.0

                                                                      Extra lens cap for my Canon Rebel SL1

                                                                      By TP

                                                                      from Southwest USA

                                                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                                      Pros

                                                                        Cons

                                                                          Best Uses

                                                                            Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                            Wanted a couple of extra lens caps in case I lose one and these fit better than the ones that came with the lens

                                                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                                                            • No

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                                                                            5.0

                                                                            Fits well, easy to use

                                                                            By Barb

                                                                            from PA

                                                                            About Me Casual Photographer

                                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                                            Pros

                                                                            • Lightweight

                                                                            Cons

                                                                              Best Uses

                                                                                Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                                Fits perfectly. Easy to use and doesn't "pop" off or anything. Would have been nice if it had come with a small lanyard but that seems to be a separate purchase, oh well.

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                                                                                • No

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                                                                                5.0

                                                                                good buy

                                                                                By hobbyguy

                                                                                from Framingham, MA

                                                                                Verified Buyer

                                                                                Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                                Wanted a second cap for times that I want to use a lens cap keeper and this has a smooth surface to attach one.

                                                                                Fair price, fits well, no complaints.

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                                                                                4.0

                                                                                Cheap, Effective, But Far From Perfect

                                                                                By Rick

                                                                                from Vancouver, BC

                                                                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                                                Verified Buyer

                                                                                Pros

                                                                                • Durable
                                                                                • Good Material Quality
                                                                                • Rugged
                                                                                • Strong Construction

                                                                                Cons

                                                                                • Imperfect Fit

                                                                                Best Uses

                                                                                  Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                                  The lens cap is solidly made, and the material is of good quality. The center pinch design for a lens cap this size (58mm) doesn't seem to work very well for me though -- the center pinch ledges are too close together since the lens cap is so small, and the springs used in the lens cap is quite strong, so it is hard for my fingers to use the center pinches when removing the cap. Using the regular outside ledges works well though.

                                                                                  Last but not least, the lens cap was a touch too big for my 18-55 kit lens. The diameter of the cap is a fraction bigger than the 58mm UV filter I have on the lens, so the edge of the cap is not flush against the lens filter. The OEM cap that I lost did not have this problem. Still, the cap fits nice and snug against the filter -- it's just that the outter edge isn't flush.

                                                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                                                  • No

                                                                                  Share this review

                                                                                   
                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                  Better that the original

                                                                                  By Cypress John

                                                                                  from Palmetto, FL

                                                                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                                                  Pros

                                                                                  • Durable
                                                                                  • Rugged
                                                                                  • Secure

                                                                                  Cons

                                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                                    • Keeps Lens Clean
                                                                                    • Protection

                                                                                    Comments about Sensei 58mm Center Pinch Snap-On Lens Cap:

                                                                                    The original lens cover that came with my new Fuji lens felt loose. I was afraid I would loose it, so when I saw this I thought If I did loose it, it would be no great loss and worth the try.
                                                                                    To my surprise, this is the best lens cover I have ever had from any manufacturer. It fits perfectly and holds securely. I am planning on buying these caps for all my lenses.

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                                                                                    • No

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