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Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM DS Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 Instructions...
  • Page 2: Camera Firmware

    Thank you for purchasing a Canon product. Canon RF85mm F1.2 L USM DS is a large Camera Firmware aperture medium telephoto lens with DS coating for use with EOS R series cameras. Please use the latest version of firmware with the camera in use.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Precautions to ensure that the camera is used safely. Read these precautions thoroughly. Make sure all details are observed in order to prevent risks and injury to the user and other people. Details pertaining to risks that may Warning result in death or serious injury.
  • Page 4: General Precautions

    General Precautions General Precautions Handling Precautions Do not leave the product in excessive heat such as in a car in direct sunlight. High temperatures can cause the product to malfunction. If the lens is taken from a cold environment into a warm one, condensation may develop on the lens surface and internal parts.
  • Page 5 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. CAN ICES-3 (B) / NMB-3 (B) Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 6 Nomenclature Focus mode switch (→ 7) Focusing ring (→ 7) Hood mount (→ 9) Filter mounting thread (→ 10) Rubber ring (→ 6) Control ring (→ 8) Contacts (→ 6) Focusing distance range selector switch (→ 8) Lens mount index (→ 6) Lens mount (→...
  • Page 7: Attaching The Lens

    Turn the lens counterclockwise while pressing the camera’s lens release button. Detach the Rubber rings can be replaced at Canon Service lens once it has stopped turning. Center. (chargeable) Please refer to the camera's instructions for details.
  • Page 8: Setting The Focus Mode

    2. Setting the Focus Mode Focus mode switch Quickly turning the focusing ring may result in delayed focus. The lens’ focusing ring is electronic. When AF operation is set to [ONE SHOT], manual focus is possible after autofocusing has been completed by continuing to press the shutter button halfway.
  • Page 9: Control Ring

    1. FULL (0.85 m/2.79 ft. -∞) There are cases in which the sound of control 2. 1.5 m/4.92 ft. -∞ ring operations may be recorded when shooting movies. The clicking sensation of the control ring can be removed by the Canon Service Center. (chargeable) ENG-8...
  • Page 10 5. Hood The custom lens hood cuts out unwanted light and protects the front of the lens from rain, snow, and dust. Attachment position mark Red dot Button Red dot Red dot ●Detaching the Hood Attachment position mark Stop position mark Keep your finger pressed down on the button located on the side of the hood, and then turn ●Attaching the Hood...
  • Page 11 6. DS Coating and DS Effect In addition to being equipped with the same optical system found in the RF85mm F1.2 L USM, the RF85mm F1.2 L USM DS is a shooting lens that features DS coating. DS coating gradually reduces light transmission (obstructs light) from the center of the lens outward.
  • Page 12 DS Coating and DS Effect Since this lens utilizes DS coating which reduces light transmission (obstructs light), the brightness level when the lens is shot wide-open is lower than what is expected when at f/1.2. However, the aperture value displayed by the camera will be displayed as usual using the applicable f-number.
  • Page 13 DS Coating and DS Effect Other Shooting Precautions • Compared to the RF85mm F1.2 L USM, the effect for improving loss of light around the edge of the lens is diminished even when the lens is set to its lowest aperture. (not applicable when Peripheral Illumination Correction is used) •...
  • Page 14 You can attach filters to the filter mounting thread on the front of the lens. Only one filter may be attached. If you need a polarizing filter, use the Canon Circular Polarizing Filter PL-C B. Detach the hood when adjusting the polarizing filter.
  • Page 15: Specifications

    The maximum diameter, length and weight listed are for the lens itself only. Close-up Lens cannot be attached because there is no size that fits the lens. All data listed is measured according to Canon standards. Product specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.
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