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9.2 out of 10

Canon WD-H43

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Overall 10
10

Very pleased

Toninwa, B&H Photo
16 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Used with Canon Hv40 camcorder. Pleased with the quality as well as ease of mounting. Quality of video better than expected.
  • Pros: Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Expensive, Large, Heavy, Works Very Well

Semi-Pro Landscape Videographer, B&H Photo
7 January 2013
  • Excerpt: I shoot landscape video semi-professionally. The Canon M500 camcorder is a great unit because of its Pro Sensor but has a 50mm-500mm zoom lens. The 50mm setting is just too tight. With the WD-43, I can get a 35mm setting which is wide enough.I like the fact that I can also slightly zoom and still get a good image, though I only do do up to ~50mm (I mean, what's the point if the native lens goes 50mm-500mm). With other lens converters, the image quickly becomes blurry.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable
  • Cons: Heavy, Makes Camera Bigger, No filter threads
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Overall 6
6.0

Does the job.

Vixter, B&H Photo
5 January 2013
  • Excerpt: I own a very similar Canon lens, but it is for a 37mm lens filter (eg. Canon HF-10). I'd been using the 37mm lens on a 43mm mount (Canon HF M400), but finally purchased this, the proper-fitting lens for this camera. To be honest, I feel the 37mm Canon wide adapter is nicer. It seems clearer and is easier to keep free of smudges/fog, etc. For some reason, this lens (which, unlike the 37mm lens adapter, has a flat front element) seems more difficult to keep "clean".
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Difficult to Clean
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Overall 10
10

Use this all the time

Bearden, B&H Photo
27 December 2012
  • Excerpt: We use this lense all the time. It is great for basketball and football games.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Big, heavy and very good

Trekguy1951, B&H Photo
29 August 2012
  • Excerpt: This lens has solved the problem of not being able to get close to subjects with my Canon Vixia HF M41 camcorder (an excellent camcorder except for that significant drawback). I just shot several minutes of video under low-light conditions with great results. Be warned that this lens has a bigger diameter than the camcorder and weighs more, as well. Fortunately I use a camera bag, because the combined unit won't slip into anybody's pocket.
  • Pros: Good in low light, Sharp Image, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

I would buy this product again and again

Race Director, B&H Photo
18 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Home use and it's very good product.
  • Pros: Fast / accurate auto-focus, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

Quality Glass

rhinotherunt, B&H Photo
18 May 2012
  • Excerpt: It is high quality glass, but not that much more additional coverage for the price.
  • Pros: Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Well Made Lens

Jim Crowley, B&H Photo
11 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I got this for my new Canon HFM500. Im used to using an AG DVX100B camcorder. and although the Canon M500 shoots beautiful video and people rave about how small it is. I don't like having a small looking camcorder.I feel it doesnt excite people and doesn't look as professional. So that said the lens is a high quality lens and heavy. But come on.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Great addition to my camcorder gear

H007, B&H Photo
7 February 2012
  • Excerpt: Great addition to my Canon HV40! Makes it easier to record in a confined space!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Prosumer Lens

SecondhandBuddah, B&H Photo
25 January 2012
  • Excerpt: I use the WD-H43 on my Canon HV40 cameras. The WD-H43 has the build quality one has come to expect from Canon. Compared to other wide angle lenses in the prosumer range, this is a fairly large and heavy lens, but this is actually just indication of the lens quality. The WD-H43 produces a consistent and clear wide angle image, even when fully zoomed in. It was certainly worth paying the premium for the lenses.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Rugged, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Heavy
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