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Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM Lens

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Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM lens

Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM lens

Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM lens

Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM lens

Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM lens

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Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM MTF Chart

Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM MTF Chart

Optical design

Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 1999

Optical design: 16 elements in 13 groups

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor
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Average price: $740

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
70mm - 200mmf/4.0f/3281.267705/24,9172/6,8

Additional information:

The Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM  is considered to be one of the best Canon zoom lenses.

The lens is rather light and compact (just 172 mm and 705 g), only the Canon EF 70-210 f/4 is lighter and more compact, but its build is not so good. So the lens is fit for travels and voyages.

The optical scheme includes two UD glass elements and one fluorite element.

The Super Spectra coating minimizes flare and halation.

There is some vignetting visible at f/ 4.

Pictures taken with this lens are sharp, contrastive, with beautiful natural color.

The ring ultra-sonic motor makes focusing fast and silent. The lens can boast an excellent quality of the build and it is very convenient in use.

The Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L USM does not extend on zooming, the front lens is non-rotating, focusing is internal.

Compatible hood:  ET-74


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Posted by: Sergei Borodin   Date of publication: 09.08.2010



Photos taken with this lens Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM:


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Mechanical quality4.297
Optical quality3.717
Usability3.727
Pricing / Value3.867
Bokeh3.437
Overall lens rating
3.80

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Owner reviews: Canon EF 70-200 mm f/ 4 L USM

Ivanoff 1.1.2000 00:00:01
Period of use: 1 year

Strengths:

Light

Weaknesses:

low contrast and aperture ratio


Comments:

as the second lens - a good budget option for travel. Easy, reliable.