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Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM

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Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
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  • Fluorite and UD lens elements
  • Super Spectra coatings
  • 8 aperture blades
  • Resistant to dust and moisture
  • Metal mount
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
MTF Charts: 
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM MTF Chart at 70mm
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM MTF Chart at 200mm

Overview

Description by canon:

Lens Discontinued (replaced by the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM)

A high-performance telephoto zoom lens. The EF 70-200mm 1:4 L USM delivers excellent image quality in a varierty of situations. Its compact, lightweight design make it an excellent travel companion.

  • L-series optics
  • Light and compact
  • Constant f/4 maximum aperture
  • Fluorite and UD lens elements
  • Fast autofocus
  • Super Spectra coatings
  • Circular aperture for pleasing background blur

A lightweight, compact telezoom delivering professional performance and accomplished handling.

L-series quality
The L-series is Canon's flagship professional lens range, representing the best in precision-designed EF optics. L-series lenses combine superior performance with superlative handling, and are resistant to dust and moisture.

Professional features
A maximum aperture of f/4 is available at all focal-length settings, ensuring shutter speeds do not change as the lens is zoomed. A non-rotating front element simplifies the use of filters, such as polarisers and grads.

Ultrasonic focusing
A ring-type ultrasonic motor drives autofocus extremely quickly, and in near silence. Excellent holding torque ensures the point of focus is reached accurately, without overshooting. Furthermore, full-time manual override is available, making it possible to adjust focus without leaving AF mode.

Super Spectra coating
Super Spectra coatings ensure accurate colour balance and enhance contrast. They also reduce flare and ghosting – a common problem caused by light bouncing off a camera's sensor.

Reviews

"On a sub-frame camera like our 20D testbed, the Canon 70-200mm f/4L delivers outstanding performance across its full focal length range, and at all apertures from wide open up to about f/16 or so. Wide open, it's sharp from corner to corner from 70-135mm, showing only a little softness in the corners at

Post date: 24/08/2011 - 00:00

"The Canon ET-74 Lens Hood and an inexpensive lens pouch are included in the box when the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0 L USM Lens is purchased from a reputable retailer. The Canon Tripod Mount Ring A II (W) (or the prior non-II A version), although relatively expensive, can be purchased as an accessory. The tripod collar is nice to have, but with a solid tripod/head combination it is not

Post date: 30/08/2010 - 16:33

Specifications

Specifications
Lens type: 
Zoom
Lens Mount: 
Canon EF mount
Canon EFS mount
AF Motor type: 
Ring type USM
Optical characteristics
Focal Length: 
70 - 200mm
Internal zooming: 
Yes
Angle of view: 
34° - 12°
Zoom Ratio: 
2.8x
Max Magnification: 
0.2x
Lens construction: 
16 elements in 13 groups (Fluorite and UD lens elements)
Diaphragm Blades: 
8 aperture blades
Maximum Aperture: 
f/4.0
Minimum Aperture: 
f/32.0
Aperture ring: 
No
Internal Focusing: 
Yes
Front lens element rotating: 
No
Minimum Focusing Distance: 
1.20m
Distance Scale: 
Yes
Full-Time manual focus: 
Yes
Auto Focus / Manual Focus switch: 
Yes
Physical characteristics
Diameter: 
76.0mm
Length: 
172.0mm
Body material: 
Metal
Weather sealing details: 
Dust and moisture resistant
Filter Diameter: 
67
Lens Hood included: 
Yes

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