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Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
L Series telephoto zoom lens for Canon EOS SLR cameras
Item # 28070200L | MFR # 2578A002
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Our take on the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM by Crutchfield's Dave Bar
Canon's L Series lenses are world-renowned for their high-performance optics and rugged reliability. You'll really see the difference that pro-quality glass makes with this 70-200mm f/4 telephoto zoom. Fans of outdoor sports or wildlife photography will especially appreciate the razor-sharp images and fast, silent autofocus this versatile lens offers.
The 70-200mm focal range and relatively large maximum aperture also make this lens ideal for capturing stunning portraits. You can softly blur unnecessary background details, while making your crisply focused subject pop from the photo. And unlike many lenses whose aperture and brightness decrease as you zoom closer to your subject, this Canon features a maximum aperture of f/4 which remains constant throughout the zoom range. That means your images stay bright as you zero in, and your exposure values remain unchanged (a very handy feature when shooting manually).
What's in the Box:
- EF 70-200mm f/4L USM telephoto lens
- Lens cap (installed)
- Back cover (installed)
- Lens hood
- Soft carrying pouch
- Warranty Card
- EF 70-200mm f/4L USM telephoto zoom lens
- compatible with Canon EOS film and digital SLR cameras
- effective focal length:
- 70-200mm with full-frame digital or film cameras
- 112-320mm with APS-C sensor cameras
- Canon pro-quality L Series lens for superior image sharpness and durability
- one Fluorite and two UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) glass elements for outstanding contrast and clarity
- ring-type Ultrasonic Motor (USM) for fast, silent autofocus
- available full-time manual focusing
- minimum aperture: f/32
- minimum focus distance: 3.9 feet
- constructed of 16 elements in 13 groups
- filter size: 67mm
- lens is 7-1/8" long, 3-1/16" in diameter
- weight: 24 ounces
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- lens hood (ET-74)
- front and rear lens caps
- soft lens case
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Features and Specs
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Overview: The Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM is a high-performance, L-series telephoto zoom lens that combines a light weight, compact body with an f/4 maximum aperture. Inner focusing and the ring USM enable quick and quiet autofocusing.
Compatibility: The EF 70-200m f/4L USM is an EF Canon lens which means it is compatible with all Canon digital SLRs (those that accept EF and EF-S lenses, plus those that accept EF only; which would be the Full-frame EOS 5D Mark II), as well as Canon EOS film SLRs.
Lens Construction: The Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM lens features a lens construction with 16 elements in 13 groups.
Diagonal Angle Of View: This Canon telephoto zoom lens provides a diagonal angle of view of 34° to 12°.
Zoom: The Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM lens features a 2.9x optical zoom and manual zoom ring.
Ultrasonic Motor (USM): With the Ultrasonic Motor (USM), you can expect fast and quiet focusing capability.
Inner Focusing: Inner focusing affords a long working distance of approximately 3.9'. Ring USM for silent and high-speed AF, and full-time manual focusing is also provided.
Auto/Manual Focus: To shoot in Autofocus mode, set the focus mode switch on the lens to "AF". To manually focus the camera, set the switch to "MF", and focus by turning the focusing ring. The focusing ring always works, regardless of the focus mode.
Focusing Range: You can se the focusing distance range to 3.9' to infinity or 9.8' to infinity. By setting the suitable focusing distance range, the actual autofocusing time can be shorter.
Infinity Compensation Mark: To compensate for shifting of the infinity focus point that results from changes in temperature, the lens features an Infinity Compensation Mark. The infinity position at normal temperature is the point at which the vertical line of the L mark is aligned with the distance indicator on the distance scale.
Infrared Index: The infrared index corrects the focus setting when using monochrome infrared film. Focus on the subject manually, then adjust the distance setting by moving the focusing ring to the corresponding infrared index mark.
Lens Hood: The include hood (ET-74), can keep unwanted light out of the lens, and also protect the front of the lens from rain, snow, and dust.
Optional Accessories: A circular polarizing filter (sold separately) can be attached and used without difficulty because the front lens element does not rotate during focusing. You can also attach an optional Tripod mount, Extenders and Extension tubes.
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Product reviews from the Crutchfield Labs
by Dave Bar
The high-performance Canon 70-200mm L Series lens is unbeatable for shooting sports, wildlife, and portraits. We share our impressions in this short video review.
Why did you buy this?
I wanted a new lens for my sons sporting events. After reviewing lenses, this was the one for me. Crutchfield gave me the best pricing overall. [ Amy Dec 13, 2015 ]
2 questions already asked
Thank you Krissy for your follow up and response. Much appreciated. Dennis [ Dennis Dec 23, 2014 ]
I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: The Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM Lens does not have image stabilization. If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. [ Krissy Dec 23, 2014 ] Staff
Yes. This lens will work with Canon 70D. [ Jeff Feb 03, 2014 ] Staff