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Canon lens EF 400mm f4 DO IS USM User Manual

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    The dedicated Lens Hood ET-120 helps to
    prevent stray light from entering the lens and
    protects the front of the lens from rain, snow or
    attach the hood, loosen the hood locking knob
    by  turning it counterclockwise. Fit the hood onto
    the lens hood mount, and tighten the locking
    knob to fix it in place. Use the same procedure,
    in reverse, to remove the hood.
    8. Hood
    9. Using the Tripod Mount
    Adjusting the Revolving Mount
    You can loosen the orientation lock-knob on the tripod mount to allow it to rotate as needed to fit a
    particular camera model for switching between vertical and horizontal positions.
    First remove the lens from the camera and then remove the tripod mount from the lens as shown
    below. To attach the tripod mount, reverse the procedure.
    Loosen the orientation
    locking knob.
    Rotate the tripod mount and
    align the mounting indicator
    on the tripod mount with the
    one on the lens.Slide off the tripod collar
    away  from the rear of the
    10. Drop-In Filters
    The lens comes with the drop-in Gelatin Filter
    Holder 52 holding a glass filter. The holder
    accepts commercially-available gelatin filters.
    Removing and Installing
    To  remove the drop-in filter, press in the left and
    r ight lock buttons and pull the filter holder straight
    up out of the slot.
    To   install the drop-in filter, push the filter holder
    straight down into the slot until it clicks into place.
    .• The filter holder can be installed facing either forwards
    or backwards.
    Using a Gelatin Filter
    Lift up the holder’s retaining frame
    Tr im the gelatin filter as shown in the figure,
    and mount it in the holder.
    Return the retaining frame to its closed
    Because the lens optics are designed to include a
    glass filter, you must always install the filter
    holder, even if no gelatin filter is fitted.
    The Drop-In Screw-Type Filter Holder 52 and
    Drop-In Circular Polarizing Filter PL-C52 are also
    av ailable (Sold separately).
    11. Extenders (Sold separately)
    •First attach the Extender to the lens, then attach the lens to the camera. Detach it from the
    camera in the reverse order. If you attach the lens to the camera first, misoperation may
    With Extender EF2X II attached to the lens, only manual focus is possible. However, with the EOS-
    1Ds Mark III, EOS-1Ds Mark ll, EOS-1Ds, EOS-1D Mark lll, EOS-1D Mark ll N, EOS-1D Mark ll,
    EOS-1D, EOS-1V/HS, EOS-3 camera, autofocusing with the center focusing point is possible.
    • If you use an Extender on the lens mounted on a EOS A2/A2E/5, set the exposure
    compensation to -1/2 stop for the EF1.4X II or -1 stop for the EF2X II.
    • Only one Extender can be attached to the lens and camera.
    Item With EF1.4X ll Extender With EF2X ll Extender
    Focal length (mm) 560 800
    Aperturef/5.6 – 45 f/8 – 64
    Diagonal4°25’ 3°5’
    Angle of view Vertical 2°25’ 1°40’
    Horizontal3°40’ 2°35’
    Maximum magnification (
    ×) 0.17 0.24
    With Extender EF1.4X ll or EF2X ll attached, the lens specifications wil\
    l change as follows:
    •Autofocusing is still enabled with Extender EF1.4X II attached.
    • When an Extender is attached, the AF speed will become slower by design to retain proper
    AF control.
    Distance (mm)
    Near Far Near Far
    EF12 II 2870 13384 0.16 ×0.03×
    EF25 II 2424 6549 0.20 ×0.07×
    13. Case
    Ke yhole
    ou can attach Extension Tube EF12 II or EF25
    II for magnified shots. The shooting distance and
    magnification are shown below.
    12.Extension Tubes (Sold separately)
    Manual focusing is recommended for accurate
    f ocusing.
    When putting the lens into its case, follow the
    procedure below.
    Attach the hood in reverse, then attach the
    lens cap.
    Position the tripod mount straight upwards
    and lay the lens into the case.
    Secure the lens with the belt.
    Press the lever while holding the lid from the
    top, and lock it.
    Focal Length & Max. Aperture400mm, f/4
    Lens Construction17 elements in 13 groups
    Min. Aperturef/32
    Angle of ViewDiagonal: 6°10’ Vertical: 3°30’ Horizontal: 5°10’
    Min. Focusing Distance3.5 m
    Max. Magnification & Field of view0.12×, 197 ×296mm/7.7 ×11.6 inch (at 3.5 m)
    Filter Drop-in 52-series
    Max. Diameter & Length128 dia.×232.7mm/5 dia. ×9.1 inch
    W eight 1940g/67.9oz
    Lens Hood ET-120
    Lens CapET-145
    Case Lens Case 400B
    •The lens length is measured from the mount surface to the front end of the lens. Add 26.5 mm when including the
    lens cap and dust cap.
    • The size and weight listed are for the lens only, except as indicated.
    • Closeup Lenses 250D/500D cannot be attached.
    • Aperture settings are specified on the camera.
    • All data listed is measured according to Canon standards.
    • Product specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.
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