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Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens

An excellent choice for lightweight, portable photography and video, the Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM pancake lens has Movie Servo AF with STM stepping motor technology yet weighs only 130g. view full description

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Product Code: 1240142E


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Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens

A diminutive, versatile lens you can take anywhere. Compact and lightweight, it can go with you anywhere to capture the moments that matter.

  • Portable pancake design
  • Bright f/2.8 maximum aperture ensures great shots in low light
  • Movie Servo AF uses STM stepping-motor technology for smooth quiet focusing when shooting video with compatible camera s
  • Circular 8-blade diaphragm helps produce attractive background blur
  • Super spectra coating reduces flare and ghosting
  • Minimum focusing distance of just 30cm
  • 52mm filter diameter
  • Optional Lens Hood ES-52 and Lens Case ELP811

Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Pancake Lens Specifications

Lens Type Standard zoom
Focal length range 40mm
Aperture range .8
image stabilisation No
Filter Size 5mm
Compatible camera s Canon DSLRs
Dimensions 68.x.8mm
Weight 0g
Autofocus: Yes
Aperture ring: N/A
Constant Aperture: Yes
Lens CIPA Image stabilization rating: N/A
Colour: N/A
Diameter (mm): 68
Length (mm): 22
Weight (g): 130
Distance scale: N/A
DoF scale: N/A
Elements: 6
Environmental Sealing: N/A
Focus distance limiter: N/A
Focal length: 40 mm
Focus method: N/A
Filter Thread: N/A
Full time manual: Yes
Groups: 4
Hood supplied: N/A
Lens Image stabilization: N/A
Lens mount: N/A
Lens Materials: N/A
Maximum focal length: 40
Maximum magnification: 0.18
Maximum aperture (number): 2.8
Maximum aperture (text): N/A
Max Format size: N/A
Minimum focal length: 40
Lens Minimum focus distance (m): 0.3
Minimum aperture (number): 22
Minimum aperture (text): N/A
Motor type: N/A
Number of diaphragm blades: 7
Power zoom: N/A
Special elements / coatings: 1 aspherical element
Tripod collar: N/A
Lens type: N/A
Zoom lock: N/A
Zoom method: N/A
Notes: N/A

Our Verdict

A versatile prime lens perfect for low light shooting. The fast aperture allows precise control of depth of field whilst the innovative STM technology helps achieve near silent servo autofocus tracking in movies, making this a popular choice for shooting video on a DSLR.

We Love

  • Ultra-compact and lightweight, weighs just 130g
  • Fast f/2.8 maximum aperture gives precise control of depth of field
  • Innovative STM technology gives near-silent servo AF in movies

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  • Like New – The equipment is in a condition as if you have just bought it from the manufacturer. The item is still considered to be ‘Like New’ even without the original packaging. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect working order.
  • Excellent – The equipment should be close to being ‘Like New’ but there may be some small cosmetic blemishes that lower its grade. The product has been fully tested and is in perfect excellent order.
    • Cameras – Should have no marks on the LCD screen
    • Lenses – Should have no marks on the elements or dust within the lens
  • Very Good – The equipment may have some slight cosmetic wear to the paintwork and cosmetic blemishes  with only light signs of use and the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – The LCD screen may have small signs of wear that does not affect its display
    • Lenses – The mount of the lens will start to show signs of wear
  • Good – The equipment is showing more obvious signs of cosmetic wear and blemishes, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen may have scratches or wear that is starting to affect the display.
    • Lenses – May have slight dust inside that does not affect images. The mount shows signs of use.
  • Well Used – The equipment will show significant signs of wear. The paintwork will be coming away in large areas exposing the metal work, but the product has been fully tested and is in great working order.
    • Cameras – LCD screen is heavily worn either by de-lamination or has scratches to it. Rubber grips are starting to come away from the body.
    • Lenses – The lens has dust inside that may affect images. The rubber zoom/focus ring is coming away from the barrel of the lens.

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