High performance, L-series super-telephoto lens, for sports and wildlife photography.
Ultra-high-performance L-series super-telephoto lens, featuring a 4 stop Image Stabilizer with 3 modes. The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM delivers outstanding image quality in a robust design ideal for sports and wildlife photography.
With a large aperture of f/2.8, the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS II USM is an ultra-high-performance super-telephoto lens delivering exceptional image quality in a durable design using magnesium alloy and titanium to reduce weight.
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 highly resistant to dust and moisture.
A 4-stop optical Image Stabilizer – specially designed for the lens’ specific focal length range – works to counteract image blur, which can occur during handheld shooting, or at slow shutter speeds. Automatic panning detection ensures effective performance when tracking moving subjects and, as the IS system is based in the lens, results are visible through the viewfinder during framing.
Ideally suited for all types of action photography especially those disciplines that require the utilization of panning, the new IS mode 3 only activates the image stabilizer element during exposure.
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.
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.
|35mm film equivalent focal length||-|
|Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl)||5°10', 3°30', 6°10'|
|Lens construction (elements/groups)||16/12|
|No. of diaphragm blades||9|
|Closest focusing distance (m)||2.7|
|Maximum magnification (x)||0.17|
|AF actuator||Ring USM¹|
|Filter diameter (mm)||52 Drop in|
|Max. diameter x length (mm)||163 x 343|
|Magnification - Extension Tube EF12 II||0.21-0.03|
|Magnification - Extension Tube EF25 II||0.26-0.07|
|Hard case||Hard case 400C|
|AF actuator||¹ Full time Manual focus|
|Dust/moisture resistance||¹ Lenses with dust/moisture resistance are fitted with a rubber ring on the lens mount which may cause sligth abrasion of the camera mount. This in no way affects either the lens or camera performance.|
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