Overview: The Canon EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM lens is a
lightweight, 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 four stops of shake correction.
There are two 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.
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
Focusing Range Switch: The Focusing Range Switch lets you
select a focusing range of either 1.2m/5.9' to infinity or 3m/9.8' to infinity,
depending on shooting conditions. By setting an appropriate focusing range, the
actual focusing time can be reduced.
Lens Hood: The included ET-74 lens hood can keep unwanted
light out of the lens, and protect the front element. When attached, the lens
hood adds approximately 3-1/8" 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 II or
EF1.4X III Extender, the focal length becomes 98-280mm with an aperture of
f/5.6-45. With the EF2X II or
EF2X III Extender attached, the focal length changes to 140-400mm with an
- Focal Length: 70-200mm
- Lens Construction: 20 elements in 15 groups
- Maximum Aperture: f/4
- Minimum Aperture: f/32
- Minimum Focus Distance: 3.9' (1.2m)
- Angle of View:
- Diagonal: 34° to 12'
- Vertical: 19°30' to 7°
- Horizontal: 29° to 10°
- Filter Size: 67mm
- Diameter: 3.018"
- Length: 7" (7.794" with lens caps)
- Weight: 26.8 ounces
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