Overview: The Canon EF70-200mm f/4L IS II USM lens is a
versatile, high-performance telephoto zoom lens for Canon EOS full-frame and
APS-C cameras. When
used on APS-C cameras, the focal length is equivalent to 112-320mm. It has a
standard Canon EF-mount, and comes with front and rear lens caps, a lens hood,
and a padded storage case.
Image Stabilizer: The EF70-200mm zoom lens has an optical
image stabilization system that provides up to five stops of shake correction.
There are three stabilizer modes:
- Mode 1: Corrects vibrations in all directions; mainly
for shooting still subjects.
- Mode 2: Compensates for vertical camera shake while you
are panning the camera, following a moving subject. It also compensates for
horizontal camera shake when tilting the camera in a vertical direction.
- Mode 3: Corrects vibrations only during exposure.
During panning shots, this mode corrects vibration during exposure only in
one direction, the same as Mode 2.
In Modes 1 and 2, pressing the shutter button halfway stabilizes the image
in the viewfinder and enables stabilization. In Mode 3, pressing the shutter
button halfway initiates the computation of stabilization. Pressing the
button all the way enables stabilization.
AF/MF Switch: A switch on the lens barrel lets you select
Auto Focus (AF) or Manual Focus (MF). Full-time manual focus
allows you to manually focus with the focus ring, even while the lens is in AF
mode. The focusing ring on the lens always works, regardless of the focus mode
Focusing Range Switch: The Focusing Range Switch lets you
select a focusing range of either 1 m/3.28' to infinity or 3 m/9.84' to infinity,
depending on shooting conditions. By setting an appropriate focusing range, the
actual focusing time can be reduced.
Aperture: The EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM features a 9-blade,
circular aperture which creates beautiful out-of-focus areas and soft
Lens Hood: The included ET-78B lens hood can keep unwanted
light out of the lens, and protect the front element. When attached, the lens
hood adds approximately 2-7/8" to the overall length of the lens. When not in
use, the hood can be mounted in reverse on the lens.
Optional Lens Extenders: You can attach an optional Canon
Extension Tube for magnified shots. With the
EF1.4X III Extender, the focal length becomes 98-280mm with an aperture of
f/5.6-45. With the
EF2X III Extender attached, the focal length changes to 140-400mm with an
- Focal Length: 70-200mm
- Lens Construction: 20 elements in 15 groups (including
one Fluorite element and two UD elements)
- Maximum Aperture: f/4
- Minimum Aperture: f/32
- Aperture Type: 9-blade circular aperture
- Maximum Magnification: 0.27x (at 200mm)
- Minimum Focus Distance: 3.28' (1.0m)
- Angle of View:
- Diagonal: 34° to 12'
- Vertical: 19°30' to 7°
- Horizontal: 29° to 10°
- Filter Size: 72mm
- Diameter: 3.196"
- Length: 7.196" (7.889" with lens caps)
- Weight: 27.5 ounces
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