Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM is an Auto Focus (AF) Telephoto Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Canon EF mount cameras.
Lenses in Canon EF Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Canon 70-200mm f4.0L 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 70-200mm f4.0L 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 70-200mm f4.0L USM has a focal range of 70-200mm and 2.9X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.6x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 112 - 320mm.
Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM is compatible with the Teleconverter lenses below:
Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM Focal Range and Aperture Change with Teleconverter
Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 70-200mm f4.0L 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 70-200mm f2.8L IS II USM in Canon EF mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM With Optical Image Stabilization
Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.21x and has a minimum focusing distance of 1.2m.
Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f4 from 70mm all the way to the 200mm .
Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 13 groups .
Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM doesn't come with a lens hood but there is an optional lens hood with a part code of ET-74 that you can order separately.
Canon 70-200mm f4.0L USM is available in Grey and Black color.
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