Nikon Z Teleconverter TC-2.0x

Nikon Z Teleconverter TC-2.0x

Lens Summary

Brand: Nikon

Also Known As: Nikon TC-2.0x

Lens Type: Teleconverter

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Nikon Z

Release Date: 2020-07-21

MSRP Price: $599

Made in: Japan

Production Status: In Production

Manufacturer Link: Product Page

Lens Description: Extend the reach of select Nikon Z-mount lenses with the Z Teleconverter TC-2x. This teleconverter magnifies the image by 2x and retains full communication between the lens and camera body, enabling metering, autofocus, and Vibration Reduction as well as the transmission of Exif data. Its optical design incorporates one aspherical element, and has a Super Integrated Coating, to maintain sharpness and clarity to match the original lens. Additionally, this teleconverter is dust and water resistant and features a fluorine coating on the outer-most optic surfaces to suit working in inclement conditions and to benefit cleaning.

Nikon Z Teleconverter TC-2.0x Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeTeleconverter
Focal Length2x
Mount TypeNikon Z
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)Full Frame / APS-C
Maximum Reproduction Ratio2x
Optical Information
Lens Elements8
Lens Groups5
Aspherical Elements1
Super Integrated Coat (SIC)Yes
Fluorine CoatingYes
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingYes
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions2.9 x 1.3 in (72 x 32.5 mm)
Weight9.6 oz. (270 g)
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction

Nikon Z Teleconverter TC-2.0x Lens Construction

MTF Chart

Below is the MTF chart of the lens when used with the Nikon Z 70-200mm f/2.8 S lens:
Nikon Z Teleconverter TC-2.0x MTF Chart


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Alan Levenson

This teleconverter will not work (because it doesn’t fit) with the Z 24-200. Why Nikon doesn’t come out and specifically say this I do not know. I specifically asked Nikon USA whether it was compatible with the Z 24-200 and they said yes. I pointed out that their marketing literature only mentions the 70-200 and they still said it was compatible with the 24-200. I borrowed one to check it out before buying and was very disappointed to discover that Nikon support personnel were wrong.


They do say it’s only compatible with the 70-200 z


You are correct. I bought a TC-2.0 thinking it would work with my Z 100-400mm but it doesn’t. It also doesn’t work with any F mount lenses (FTZII) either. Since I don’t (yet) own a 70-200mm Z lens, it’s worthless and sitting on my shelf.

John Gallagher

I have now acquired a Z TC 2.0 to use with a Z100 – 400mm.
At 800mm it is F11 and in the light I have to deal with, can require a ISO of 6400 to work at 1/1000s.
I have seen images that have been captured in similar light to which I will work in, and feel confident there will be very good IQ for images captured, when I am using the equipment in a adequate method.