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Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM Full-Frame Lens (2014)

MSRP 2399 USDNeoscore 52%

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Product Overview

Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM is a super telephoto zoom lens for Canon EF-mount. It covers the full-frame image circle. Introduced by Canon in 2014, it has 21 elements in 16 groups.
Like most zoom lenses, the Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM is externally-zooming. Fortunately, Canon has provided a zoom lock that at least stops zoom creep. For incremental weathers, Canon is kind enough to include weather sealing.
As a super telephoto zoom lens, the Canon EF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6L IS II USM can be quite useful for wild-life and landscape photography. Built-in image stabilization is almost a must-have at this focal range, and this lens does not disappoint on this front. Owners will also like the available tripod collar.

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What we found**

Neoscore: 52% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Superb image quality
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Solid construction
Cons
  • Large and heavy

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Specifications

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
Colors
White
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar, Distance scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount
Material
Magnesium
Motor
Ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
21 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
16 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Air Sphere, fluorine coatings; Super ED element groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
Size | Diameter
94 mm / 3.70 in
Size | Length
193 mm / 7.60 in
Weight
1570 g / 55.48 oz

Function

Angle Of View
24.4° Diagonal | 20.4° Horizontal | 13.7° Vertical (wide) ~ 6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/4.5–5.6 ~ f/32–40
Autofocus
Yes
Focal Length
100 mm ~ 400 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.31x
Min Focus Distance
980 mm / 38.58 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: ET-38D (supplied)
Debut
2014-11-11

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