Here’s a low-cost, high-quality wide angle solution. The .55x Wide Angle Adapter offers a lightweight single-element design that allows the user to go substantially wider without noticeable distortion. This adapter nearly doubles the angle of view and it allows close focusing – right up to the lens front – on many camcorders. When this adapter is attached, angle of view is increased by 45%. Partial zoom adapter, allows zoom capability from wide angle to mid-range when using the camera in auto focus mode.