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Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM Lens

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Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

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Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM MTF Chart

Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM MTF Chart

Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM MTF Chart

Optical design

Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM optical design

Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 2005

Optical design: 15 elements in 10 groups (One element of extra-low dispersion UD)

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor, Optical stabilisation
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Average price: $493

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
70mm - 300mmf/4.0 - f/5.6f/3281.558630/22,2143/5,6

Additional information:

The Canon EF 70-300 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 L IS USM   is a new (marketed in Oct., 2010) professional high-performance zoom lens, equipped with a 4-stop optical image stabilizer. It is compact (just 143 mm long), dust and water resistant.

The characteristics of the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 L IS USM:

  • image stabilizer offers  4 stops of improvement
  • ring-type ultra-sonic motor AF drive
  • full-time manual (FTM) focusing (even during autofocus operations)
  • floating mechanism of focusing (Float)
  • internal focusing (I/R)
  • circular 8-blade aperture
  • two UD elements
  • Super Spectra coating, eliminating flare and spurious reflections
  • new fluorite coating of extreme elements preventing from water and dirt
  • diagonal angle of view 34° - 8° 15′
  • horizontal angle of view 29° – 6° 50′
  • vertical angle of view 19° 30’ – 4° 35′
  • minimum aperture 32-45
  • max. magnification ratio 0.21 (at 300 mm)
  • magnification with Extension Tube EF12 II     0.29-0.04
  • magnification with Extension Tube  EF25 II   0.38-0.09
  • maximum diameter - 89 mm
  • lens hood ET-73B and case LP1424 included in standard delivery kit
  • additional  C (WII) tripod mount ring
  • incompatibility with extenders
  • recommended retail price $1,600

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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 20.09.2010



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