Canon 400mm f5.6L USM is an Auto Focus (AF) Super Telephoto Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM is a member of Canon's EF L series of lenses. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
EF L Series Lenses in Canon EF Mount
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM is compatible with cameras that have Canon EF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Canon EF lenses are Canon 1D X III, Canon 6D MII and Canon 5D MIV.
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM has a fixed focal lenght of 400mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 640mm.
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM is compatible with the Teleconverter lenses below:
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM Focal Range and Aperture Change with Teleconverter
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Canon 400mm f2.8L IS II USM in Canon EF mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Canon 400mm f5.6L USM With Optical Image Stabilization
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.12x and has a minimum focusing distance of 3.5m. 0.12x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM has a max aperture of F5.6 and a minimum aperture of F32.0.
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM's optical formula consists of 7 elements in 6 groups . Special elements used in this design is 1 UD-glass element.
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM comes with a built-in lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Canon 400mm f5.6L USM is available in Grey and Black color.
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