A lightweight, compact telezoom delivering professional performance and accomplished handling.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The lens comes supplied with a lens hood and a soft case.
|Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl)||29° - 10°, 19°30' - 7°, 34° - 12°|
|Lens construction (elements/groups)||16/13|
|No. of diaphragm blades||8|
|Closest focusing distance (m)||1.2|
|Maximum magnification (x)||0.21 (at 200mm)|
|Filter diameter (mm)||67|
|Max. diameter x length (mm)||76 x 172|
|Magnification - Extension Tube EF12 II||0.29 - 0.06|
|Magnification - Extension Tube EF25 II||0.39 - 0.13|
|Lens Cap||E-67U / E-67II|
|Extenders EF1.4x II and EF2x II||Compatible|
|AF actuator||¹ Mechanical full-time manual focusing built-in.|
Fits to the front of the EF 70-200mm f/4L USM, EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM, EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM and EF 135mm f/2L USM reducing ‘flare’ caused by light shining directly on the lens’ front element.
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