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Sensei77-82mm Step-Up Ring
 
4.9

(based on 23 reviews)

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    (20)

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    (3)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Lightweight (10)
  • Durable (8)
  • Compact (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (8)
    • Wildlife photos (6)
    • Travel (5)
    • Family photos (3)
    • Sports/action (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (10), Pro photographer (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (19)

    Reviewed by 23 customers

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    5.0

    Does what it's sopposed to do.

    By David

    from Warwick, RI.

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action
      • Travel
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

      Most inexpensive way to use large filter on smaller lenses. Also a great way to travel lighter and make your equipment do double duty.

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      5.0

      Cost saver

      By Charlie W.

      from Alabama

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

          I would much rather have one of these rings and use one set of filters for my 82mm and 77mm lenses than duplicate sets of filters taking up bth room and budget. Nice design, seems durable and saved a bunch of money.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Save!

          By George

          from Dover, NH

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel
            • Wildlife Photos

            Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

            As step up ring on 77 mm telephoto lens. Enables me to use circular 82mm polarizer.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Works well

            By Mountain Man Rich

            from Colorado

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel
              • Weddings/Events
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

              Very thin so lightweight and out of the way but solidly built.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Nice Quality

              By Jake Jones

              from Vegas

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                  Nice metal rings that smoothly allow me to use different sized filters.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Practical Equipment

                  By TJ

                  from Florida

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                      Basic tool allowing a larger filter to be used on smaller mm lens. Allows a specialty filter to be used on more than one lens.

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                      5.0

                      great way to save money on filters

                      By WyngRyder

                      from Detroit Mi

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Family Photos
                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Wildlife Photos

                        Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                        Threads on and off easily, great way to save on specialty filters, make your own one size fits all solution.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Cost efficient enabler

                        By majormad

                        from NYC

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                              Helps leverage an expensive circular polarizer across multiple lenses cheaply but effectively.

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                              • No

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                              4.0

                              Does what it is supposed to do

                              By Jim

                              from Murrysville, PA

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Landscape/Scenery

                                  Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                  So far, I have not had any problems with the threading. I am careful when attaching and never tighten filters beyond snug. Have not had any problems.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Works Great

                                  By ENormus

                                  from Beaverton, OR

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Compact
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                      It's cheap and it works without any problems

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Basic and no surprises

                                      By sweeperdave

                                      from San Jose, CA

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Precise
                                      • Predictable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Adapting Large Filters
                                        • Avoid Vignetting

                                        Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                        I use the Sensei 77-82 step-up ring to adapt a variable neutral density filter to fit my 77mm filter size lenses which is a Nikon professional size standard. The ring is precisely built and cut so that there's quick engagement and is easy to put on and remove without tough spots and grittiness. It's all you want and need a step-up ring to be without surprises

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                                        5.0

                                        Works well

                                        By Prickly Poppy

                                        from Los Angeles, CA

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy to Use

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                            This step-up ring worked for me.

                                            I used it on a 82mm B + W CPL filter (which fits my 24-70 lens) and put it on a 77mm Canon wide angle 17-40 lens.

                                            It was easy to screw on and off. I didn't over tighten it. I did not get vignetting.

                                            Less expensive option to buying individual filters for each lens.

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                                            5.0

                                            Good quality - good price ...

                                            By Sven

                                            from Inverness, FL

                                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Durable
                                            • Easy to Use

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Landscape/Scenery

                                              Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                              This item is made out of metal and seems to be a pretty good quality for that price !!! Totally satisfied - would buy it again ...

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                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              77-82 MM Step UP

                                              By MP Shooter

                                              from Surrey BC

                                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Easy to Use

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Wildlife Photos

                                                Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                Good quality product at a reasonable price.

                                                Delivery was timely and no hassles

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                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Inexpensive and good quality

                                                By Walt Sheehey

                                                from Syracuse, NY

                                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Compact
                                                • Durable
                                                • Easy to Use
                                                • Lightweight

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Family Photos
                                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                                  • Sports/Action
                                                  • Travel
                                                  • Video
                                                  • Weddings/Events
                                                  • Wildlife Photos

                                                  Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                  There's no reason to spend a lot on step-up rings when you can get this level of quality at this price. It's sturdy and very thin - which is important because a thick ring makes lens flare more likely.

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                                                  4.0

                                                  fits well, but doesn't work with .....

                                                  By Hien

                                                  from Dallas, TX

                                                  Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                  It fits the canon 70-200 II f/2.8
                                                  but it doesn't fit into a Hoya HD protector.
                                                  I would have to take out my Hoya HD protector from the lens.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Does it's job

                                                  By Drew

                                                  from Boston

                                                  Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                  Works great. No cross threading.

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                                                  4.0

                                                  Superb Budget Filters

                                                  By FM

                                                  from Adelaide, South Australia

                                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                        I use step-up rings predominately to mount a larger diameter circular polarizer or ND filter onto a smaller diameter lens thread - this saves me from having to purchase different sized filters (typically costing several hundred dollars each). I've used most of the top brand step-up rings made from different metals and I am always pleasantly surprised when a significantly less expensive product performs near enough to the premium-priced alternative. Sensei rings screw on and off with relative ease, they feel sturdy enough, are adequately labelled and do the job admirably.

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                                                        5.0

                                                        I would buy this product again and again

                                                        By nolimetangere

                                                        from New Jersey

                                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Compact
                                                        • Durable
                                                        • Easy to Use
                                                        • Lightweight

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Landscape/Scenery
                                                          • Travel

                                                          Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                          I used this product to my 82mm filters..
                                                          each filters has its own step-up rings..

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                                                          • No

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                                                          5.0

                                                          Well Made

                                                          By Tom C

                                                          from Los Angeles, CA

                                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Easy to Use
                                                          • Great value
                                                          • Lightweight

                                                          Cons

                                                          • None

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Expanding Filter Use

                                                          Comments about Sensei 77-82mm Step-Up Ring:

                                                          I bought this step-up ring so I could use my 82mm Singh-Ray Vari-ND filter on both my 16-35mm and 70-200mm lenses. Essentially you get two very expensive filters for the price of one. The ring looks well-made and it threads onto the lens and the filter with no binding or rough spots.

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