Canon RF 400mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF 600mm F4 L IS USM lenses introduced

Canon RF 400mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF 600mm F4 L IS USM lenses introduced

Along with the first Canon RF mount macro lens, Canon introduced two telephoto lenses of the same system. These are the Canon RF 400mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF 600mm F4 L IS USM models.

The lenses are equipped with image stabilization systems that achieve 5.5 stops of exposure, regardless of which camera the lens is used with. The stabilizer has three modes of operation: one is more suitable for shooting stationary subjects, the second is for panning, that is, shooting with wiring, and the third is for shooting objects that move unpredictably. The optical designs of these lenses are equivalent to those of similar Canon EF mount lenses.

According to the manufacturer, the new telephoto lenses are ideal for shooting sports events, airplanes, trains, cars and wildlife such as birdwatching.

The lenses are compatible with Canon RF 1.4x and 2x Teleconverters. A common design feature of the two models is an adjustable electronic focusing ring with the ability to intervene with autofocus at any time. For added convenience, two focusing positions can be saved with the ability to instantly return to any of them.

Technical data for Canon RF 400mm F2.8 L IS USM (RF 600mm F4 L IS USM):

focal length – 400 (600) mm; maximum aperture – f / 2.8 (f / 4); minimum aperture – f / 32; optical design – 17 elements in 13 groups, including 1 Super UD element and 2 fluorite elements; minimum focusing distance – 2.50 (4.20) m; maximum magnification – 0.17x (0.15x); the number of aperture blades – 9; filter diameter – 52 mm (plug-in); diameter – 168 mm; length – 367 mm (472 mm); weight – 2890 (3090) g.

The lenses are protected from dust and moisture. The front element is coated with a fluorine coating to repel dirt and facilitate cleaning.

The Canon RF 400mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF 600mm F4 L IS USM lenses will go on sale in July for $ 11,999 and $ 12,999, respectively.

Canon RF 400mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF 600mm F4 L IS USM lenses introduced

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