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Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Super Telephoto Lens

The Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM super telephoto is the updated mark II version of this lens and is ideal for sports, wildlife or action, featuring 4 stop stabiliser with dust and moisture resistance.

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Product Code: 1240361G

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Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens

A high-magnification L-series super-telephoto lens, ideal for wildlife, nature and sports photography. The EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM delivers outstanding image quality, whilst the lightweight design uses magnesium alloy and titanium.

  • Part of Canon's flagship L Series lens range, made using the finest optics
  • Bright f/4 maximum aperture ensures great shots in low light
  • Fast, quiet autofocus with ring USM for full-time manual focusing
  • 4 stop image Stabiliser ensures shake free shots
  • 3 image Stabiliser modes suited to sports and action photography
  • Circular 9-blade diaphragm helps produce attractive background blur
  • Super spectra coating reduces flare and ghosting
  • Power focus mode enables smooth focus transition, useful for video
  • Minimum focusing distance of 3.7m
  • 52mm drop-in filter diameter
  • Dust and moisture resistant construction
  • Supplied with lens hood and hard lens case

Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Super Telephoto Lens Specifications

Lens Type Telephoto
Focal length range 500mm
Aperture range 4.0
image stabilisation Yes
Filter Size 5mm
Compatible camera s Canon DSLRs
Dimensions 46x8mm
Weight ,90g
Autofocus: Yes
Aperture ring: N/A
Constant Aperture: Yes
Lens CIPA Image stabilization rating: N/A
Colour: N/A
Diameter (mm): 146
Length (mm): 383
Weight (g): 3190
Distance scale: Yes
DoF scale: N/A
Elements: 16
Environmental Sealing: N/A
Focus distance limiter: N/A
Focal length: 500 mm
Focus method: N/A
Filter Thread: N/A
Full time manual: Yes
Groups: 12
Hood supplied: Yes
Lens Image stabilization: Yes
Lens mount: N/A
Lens Materials: N/A
Maximum focal length: 500
Maximum magnification: 0.15
Maximum aperture (number): 4
Maximum aperture (text): N/A
Max Format size: N/A
Minimum focal length: 500
Lens Minimum focus distance (m): 3.7
Minimum aperture (number): 32
Minimum aperture (text): N/A
Motor type: N/A
Number of diaphragm blades: 9
Power zoom: N/A
Special elements / coatings: 2 fluorite elements
Tripod collar: Yes
Lens type: N/A
Zoom lock: N/A
Zoom method: N/A
Notes: N/A

Our Verdict

A great choice for professional photographers who want a high performance super-telephoto lens with high magnification. Proven L series optical quality and construction is matched with a bright f/4 aperture and 4 stop IS system with 3 modes, ideally suited to sports and fast action photography.

We Love

  • Bright f/4 maximum aperture with circular diaphragm produces beautiful background blur
  • Amazing image quality
  • USM motor for fast, accurate focusing with full-time manual focusing
  • Advanced third IS mode (mode 3), activates only when the shutter button is fully pressed, ideal for panning with fast moving subjects

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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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