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Canon EF 500 mm f/ 4 L IS USM Lens

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Canon EF 500 mm f/ 4 L IS USM lens

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Canon EF 500 mm f/ 4 L IS USM optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 1999

Optical design: 17 elements in 13 groups

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor, Optical stabilisation
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The Canon EF 500 mm f/ 4 L IS USM

  • Max. magnification 0.12
  • Diameter 146 mm

The Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM   is a super telephoto prime lens equipped with a 2-stop image stabilizer for Canon EF SRL cameras.

The optical scheme consists of 17 elements in13 groups. The front part is equipped with a protective glass. A filter is attached to the rear part.

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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 27.09.2011

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