Raynox DCR Series conversion Lens

DCR-5000 Wideangle conversion lens 0.5x

 DCR-5000 expands the field of view 100% !










The lens is designed for use with almost all popular digital still cameras and video camcorders in the market by using either a Lens Holder Tube or an Adapter Ring or the both of them, which are available separately from us. DCR-5000 lens broadens angle of view 100% more than original camera lens.
The lens was designed to be used when the camera is in the " Macro mode" and zoom lens is set at maximum wideangle position.

There will be no reduction of light value when this conversion lens is attached on the camera's lens.
Production discontinued - July 2008

Go to DCR-5000 comparison shots

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An actual image taken with DCR-5000


  Specifications & Measurements
  Magnification Nominal 0.5x
Actual 0.44x Diagonal, 0.5x Horizontal
  Lens construction 1-group/1-element, Coated optical glass elements
  Image distortion -26%(max.wideangle)
  Front Filter thread None
  Mounting thread 52mm
  Dimensions 26mm x 90mm
  Weight 140g(4.9oz)
  Accessories Lens pouch, Lens caps, Instruction manuals
DCR-5000 is also suitable to 3-CCD chip or mega-pixel Digital Camcorders.
(Use at maximum wide-angle position.)A LIST OF ADAPTERS for your Camcorder filter thread sizes
Cross reference table
DCR-5000 on DMC-FZ30



Digital cameras cross reference table_デジカメ適合表
When use with OLYMPUS C-4100Zoom Camera: Set the camera in " SUPER MACRO MODE".
DCR-5000 was designed to be used when the camera is set in Macro mode.
OLYMPUS C-5050Zoom,C-3100Zoom cameras are not compatible with DCR-5000 lens.

The specifications and cosmetic designs may change without a notice.
** The lens may cause vignetting( darkening one or more corners of the picture)
Exposing the conversion lens to a warm atmosphere in an instant way from the cold area may create some dew on and inside the lens. When it happened inside the lens, keep the lens in a dry area till the dew disappear before using. Repeating such may leave dirt spot - (mildew) and affect the image.
All of Raynox conversion lenses are proudly made in Japan. At our owned manufacturing subsidiary, every stage of production is rigorously checked and tested so that the lens elements compensate effectively for astigmatism, distortion and spherical aberration.... for an excellent image quality.
The lens is neither made for dust-free nor moisture/water-proof.
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