Nikon TC-14E III vs. TC-14E II specifications comparison, lens compatibility

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Nikon TC-14E III vs. TC-14E II specifications comparison:

Nikon TC-14E III (new version) Nikon TC-14E II (old version)
Nikon AF-S TC-14E III teleconverter (new version) Nikon AF-S TC-14E II teleconverter (old version)
 Lens design Nikon AF-S TC-14E III teleconverter lens design Nikon AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E II lens design
Lens construction 7 elements in 4 groups  5 elements in 5 groups
Minimum focus distance Same as that of a prime lens Same as that of a prime lens
Maximum reproduction ratio Approx. 1.4x that of a prime lens Approx. 1.4x that of a prime lens
Diameter x length
(distance from camera lens mount flange)
64 x 24.5mm  66 x 24.5mm
Weight Approximately 190g  200g
Price  $496.95  $499.95 (grey market: $399)

Nikon USA lists the new TC-14E III to be compatible only with the Nikkor 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens which obviously a mistake. Here is a quote from Nikon UK:

Compatible lenses: the AF-S Teleconverter TC-14E III is compatible with a wide range of Nikon’s AF-S NIKKOR lenses, including: AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF ED¹, AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VRII, AF-S VR NIKKOR 200mm f/2G IF-ED, AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II, AF-S VR NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G IF-ED, AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR, AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8G ED VR, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR, AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR, AF-S NIKKOR 70–200mm f/2.8G ED VR II, AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 70–200mm f/2.8G IF-ED, AF-S NIKKOR 70–200mm f/4G ED VR, AF-S NIKKOR 200–400mm f/4G ED VR II, AF-S VR Zoom-NIKKOR 200–400mm f/4G IF-ED, AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR², and the AF-S NIKKOR 80–400mm f/4.5–5.6G ED VR².

¹ AF not possible.
² Can be used when attached to f/8-compatible camera body

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