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Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS (Image Stabilizer) USM Lens USA

B&H # CA5004LISEF Mfr # 2532A002
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Product Highlights
  • Superb Image Quality
  • 17 Elements in 13 Groups
  • Fast Auto Focusing (AF)
  • 52mm Drop-in Filter Size
  • Built-in Tripod Collar

Canon's EF 500mm f/4L IS (Image Stabilizer) USM Lens provides AF with any EOS body even when used with the EF 1.4x Extender. Weather-resistant construction, excellent durability, superb AF speed and optical quality combine with Canon's Image Stabilization for incredible imaging potential. This lens weighs 8.53 lb (3.87 kg) so a tripod or monopod is a required accessory. A tripod collar is built into the body of the lens.

Fluorite & UD elements eliminate secondary spectrum chromatic aberration
Full-time manual focus override
AF Stop function shuts off autofocus when an obstruction appears
Dust & moisture resistance made exceptional by magnesium alloy lens barrel and new rear gasket at lens mount
Two-stage image stabilization; dual-axis camera shake correction or vertical axis only (for panning)
3-stage focus limiter
Focus preset function allows for returning to a specifically set focus by turning a ring in front of the focus ring
Focal Length 500mm
Aperture Maximum: f/4
Minimum: f/32
Camera Mount Type Canon EF
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Canon (APS-C)
Angle of View
Minimum Focus Distance 14.76' (4.5 m)
Magnification 0.12x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:8
Elements/Groups 17/13
Diaphragm Blades 8
Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar Yes
Filter Thread 52 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 5.8 x 15.2" (14.73 x 38.61 cm)
Weight 8.53 lb (3.87 kg)
Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS (Image Stabilizer) USM Lens
  • E-163 Lens Cap
  • Lens Dust Cap E (Rear)
  • ET-138 Lens Hood
  • Carrying Case 500
  • 52mm Drop-In Gel Filter Holder (with glass filter mounted)
  • Wide Strap
  • 1-Year Warranty
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