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Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens

Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens


The lightweight and compact telephoto Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens is designed for the Canon EOS R Series, perfect for almost any application. Almost the same size as the Canon EF 70-300 f/4.5-5.6 IS II USM Lens, the Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens not only reaches to 400mm, but also features Nano USM Focusing and up to 6 stops of Coordinated IS when used in combination with a Canon EOS R Series camera featuring In-Body Stabilisation such as the Canon EOS R5 and R6.

The Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens features a single Ultra Low Dispersion lens element towards the front of the lens group, correcting chromatic aberrations throughout the zoom range, ensuring bright, crisp and colourful images with minimal colour blur.
When using the Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens in combination with either the Canon RF1.4x or the Canon RF2x Tele Extender, you are able to effectively extend the maximum focal length of 560mm to 800mm. The control ring on the Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens allows for quick setting changes, including shutter speed and aperture.

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/5.6 to f/45
  • One UD Element, One Aspherical Element
  • Super Spectra Coating
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SKU 5050C005AA
Brand Canon

Compact, and Lightweight RF Tele Zoom Lens

The Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens is a compact, and lightweight RF tele zoom lens that's travel-friendly, making it easier for photographers to operate when being around the neck while walking around.

Optical Image Stabilizer with up to 5.5 Stops of Shake Correction

The Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens is specifically designed to share Image Stabilization data, meaning that when combing the lens and camera - you'll be able to effectively reduce the effect of camera shake on your full-frame RF mount camera with up to 5.5 stops of stabilization for accurate and clear content.

Up to 6 Stops of Camera Shake when paired with EOS R Series Cameras Featuring IBIS

Get up to 6 stops of coordinated Image Stabilization when combining the RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens to any EOS R series camera that features In-Body Image Stabilization. The lens will then provide even more steadiness when shooting, resulting in impressively clear results with slower shutter speeds.

Minimum Focusing Distance of 88cm and Maximum Magnification of 0.41x at 400mm

With a minimum focusing distance of 88cm at 200mm, the Canon RF 100-400mm lens is capable of producing sharp and detailed images throughout the focal length. When zooming fully in at 400mm, you can fill the frame with a subject about the size of a credit card providing exceptional versatility and remarkable sharp image quality.

Nano USM Focus System

With the built-in Nano USM Focus System, you can expect really fast and positive autofocus, which is ideal and an advantageous to video users, as it delivers a quiet operation and outstanding smoothness of focus.

9-Blade Circular Aperture

With a circular 9-blade aperture, you'll have no problem when shooting stunning images and getting creative. You'll be able to photograph beautiful smooth out-of-focus background blur, where subjects will stand out, and the background provides a beautiful backdrop.

Control Ring

The lens incorporates a control/focus ring that can be found on the lens barrel. The control ring will allow photographers to directly adjust numerous settings including shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation and more.

In the box
  • Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens
  • Canon E-67 II 67mm Lens Cap
  • Canon Lens Dust Cap RF
Focal Length 100 to 400mm
Maximum Aperture f/5.6 to 8
Minimum Aperture f/32 to 45
Lens Mount Canon RF
Format Compatibility Full-Frame
Angle of View 24° to 6° 10'
Minimum Focus Distance 88 cm
Maximum Magnification 0.41x
Optical Design 12 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 9, Rounded
Focus Type Autofocus
Image Stabilization Yes
Filter Size 67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L) 79.5 x 164.7 mm
Weight 635 g

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