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Canon EF 500mm F4L IS II USM Lens

Canon EF 500mm F4L IS II USM Lens

€10,469.00


EAN / UPC : 013803134124

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The EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM is a high-magnification, super-telephoto lens featuring integrated Image Stabilizer technology. The perfect solution for wildlife, nature and sports photographers working in the field.

  • High-performance 500mm lens
  • Fluorite and UD lens elements
  • Fast f/4 max aperture
  • Ring-type USM for fast AF
  • 4-stop Image Stabilizer
  • Protective fluorine coating on front and rear elements
  • 3.7m min focus
  • 9 blade aperture
  • Power focus for video
  • Dust and moisture resistant

Professional image quality meets high magnification



Compact lightweight super-telephoto
The EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM features a lightweight magnesium alloy and titanium construction, which reduces weight without compromising on strength and build quality.

Sophisticated optical design
A complex optical design that features fluorite and UD lens elements to tackle aberrations and distortions. A fast f/4 maximum aperture enables use of the Canon Extender EF 2.0x III while retaining AF on EOS-1 series cameras.

Fast, quiet auto focus
A ring USM (Ultrasonic motor) uses ultrasonic frequency vibrations to drive extremely rapid auto focus with near-silent operation. A high-speed CPU and optimised AF algorithms contribute further to AF speed. Full time electronic manual focus override is available without having to switch out of AF.

Image Stabilizer
Built-in Image Stabilizer technology enables hand-held shooting with shutter speeds up to four stops slower than normal without incurring camera shake. Multiple IS modes improve image quality when panning.

IS Mode 3
Ideally suited for all types of action photography especially those disciplines that require the utilisation of panning, the new IS mode 3 only activates the Image Stabilizer element during exposure.

Enhanced image quality with SWC coating
Designed for use in digital photography, Canon's patented Subwavelength structure coating helps minimise the ghosting and flare caused by internal reflections. By eliminating the cause, the coating reduces reflections and helps to deliver crisp, clear images.

Power focusing
The EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM's two-speed Power Focus mode allows focus to be adjusted at a smooth constant speed - perfect when shooting video.

L-series quality
The L-series is Canon's flagship professional lens range, representing the best in precision-designed EF optics. L-series lenses combine superior performance with superlative handling, and are resistant to dust and moisture.

Accessories
The EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM is supplied with Lens Hood (ET-138 WII), Lens Cap (E-163B) and Lens case 500B.

Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 4?, 2?45', 5?
Lens construction (elements/groups) 16/12
No. of diaphragm blades 9
Minimum aperture 32
Closest focusing distance (m) 3.7
Maximum magnification (x) 0.15
Distance information Provided
Image stabilizer 4-stops
AF actuator Ring USM?
Dust/moisture resistance Yes
Filter diameter (mm) 52 Drop in
Max. diameter x length (mm) 146 x 383
Weight (g) 3190
Magnification - Extension Tube EF12 II 0.18-0.03
Magnification - Extension Tube EF25 II 0.22-0.06
Lens hood ET-138 (WII)
Soft case Lens Case 500B
G.F.Holder III (hood III*) NC?
G.F.Holder IV (hood IV*) NC?
Extenders EF1.4x II and EF2x II Compatible

As Canon Europe's biggest Professional Imaging Partner in Ireland for Cameras, Video Cameras, Cinema EOS, and Printing we are delighted that Canon Ireland have agreed to automatically upgrade the normal 1 year manufacturer's warranty to a 2-Year Europe-wide Canon Manufacturer's Warranty for all Cameras, Lenses, Video Cameras, and Professional Printers.

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