cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

is it possible to use TC- 80N3 with canon 70d?

josephus656
Apprentice

70d,5d

2 REPLIES 2

TCampbell
Elite

Yes there is.  But this is where it gets strange.

 

Canon actually makes the adapter.  If you buy a Canon 60Da (a special version of the 60D adapted for astrophotography) you actually GET this adapter included with the camera.

 

The Canon part is called the "RA-E3"

 

Now here's where it gets strange... I have _never_ been able to figure out how to buy one of these from Canon other than buy purchasing an entire Canon 60Da system so that you can get the one they include in the box.

 

I did find the following on eBay which is basically the same part:  

 

[Mod note - removed link per FORUM GUIDELINES]

 

If someone from Canon can chime in and tell us how to buy the Canon part RA-E3, I'd love to hear how you do this.

 

Tim Campbell
5D III, 5D IV, 60Da

After a bit of searching, I finally found someone at Canon that helped me find it.  The RA-E3 adapter is available from Canon's Jamesburg Parts Order Department at 866-481-2569.  You may have to talk the Customer Service rep through what you need because it's not part of the "regular stuff" that they ship.  Specifically, they may not find it in their catalog as what they sell is usually replacement PARTS, not accessories (as this is).  So be prepared to be patient if he/she doesn't initially understand.

 

The adapter is about $45 plus shipping and tax, which is rather steep considering the cost of a new remote, but I use a couple of different remotes that made it worth it for me.

Announcements

08/09/2022: New firmware version 1.2.0 is available for CR-N 300
08/09/2022: New firmware version 1.2.0 is available for CR-N 500
07/28/2022: New firmware version 1.2.1 is available for EOS-R3
07/21/2022: New firmware version 1.6.0 is available for EOS-R5
07/21/2022: New firmware version 1.6.0 is available for EOS-R6
07/21/2022: New firmware version 1.1.0 is available for EOS-R7
07/21/2022: New firmware version 1.1.0 is available for EOS-R10
07/14/2022: New firmware version 1.0.1 is available for CR-X300
07/01/2022: New firmware version 1.3.0 is available for PowerShot PICK
06/30/2022: Service Notice: EOS 70D: Error 70 or Error 80
06/10/2022: Service Notice:UPDATE: Canon Inkjet Printer continuous reboot loop or powering down
06/07/2022: New firmware version 1.3.2 is available for PowerShot G7 X Mark III
06/07/2022: New firmware version 1.0.3 is available for EOS M50 Mark II
05/31/2022: Did someone SAY Badges?
05/26/2022: New firmware version 1.0.5.1 is available for EOS-C500 Mark II
05/26/2022: New firmware version 1.0.3.1 is available for EOS-C300 Mark III
05/10/2022: Keep your Canon gear in optimal condition with a Canon Maintenance Service
05/05/2022: We are excited to announce that we have refreshed the ranking scale within the community!
04/26/2022: New firmware version 1.0.1.1 is available for EOS R5 C
03/23/2022: New firmware version 1.0.3.1 is available for EOS-C70
02/09/2022: Share Your Photos is back!
02/07/2022: New firmware version 1.6.1 is available for EOS-1DX Mark III
01/19/2022: READY FOR ANYTHING EOS-R5 C
01/13/2022: Community Update. We will be retiring the legacy profile avatars on 01/20/2022. Click this link to read more.
01/05/2022: Welcome to CES 2022!
12/7/2021: New firmware version 1.3.0 is available for Mount Adapter EF-EOS R 0.71x