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Canon EF 500 mm f/ 4.5 L USM Lens

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Canon EF 500 mm f/ 4.5 L USM lens

Optical design

Canon EF 500 mm f/ 4.5 L USM optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 1992

Optical design: 8 elements in 7 groups

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The Canon EF 500 mm f/ 4.5 L USM

  • Max. magnification 0.11
  • Diameter 130 mm
  • FTM
  • Internal focusing
  • Compatibility with 1.4х and 2х extenders  with manual focusing only

The Canon EF 500mm f/4L II USM  is a super telephoto prime lens for Canon EF SRL cameras.

The optical scheme consists of eight elements in seven groups. The second element made of artificial fluorite and the fourth UD glass element combat chromatic aberrations.

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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 27.09.2011

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