1. Mounting and Detaching the Lens
See your camera’s instructions for details on
mounting and detaching the lens.The lens mount has a rubber ring for enhanced dust- and water-resistance. The rubber ring may
cause slight abrasions around the camera’s lens
mount, but this will not cause any problems. If the
rubber ring becomes worn, it is replaceable by a
Canon Service Center at cost.
● After detaching the lens, place the lens with
the rear end up to prevent the lens surface and
contacts from getting scratched.
● If the
contacts get soiled, scratched, or have
fingerprints on them, corrosion or faulty
connections can result. The camera and lens
may not operate properly.
● If the
contacts get soiled or have fingerprints on
them, clean them with a soft cloth.
● If you
remove the lens, cover it with the dust
cap. To attach it properly, align the lens mount
index and the index of the dust cap as shown
in the diagram, and turn clockwise. To remove it,
reverse the order.
Please be careful when laying the lens
sideways. The lens may roll and fall, resulting