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Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM Instructions Manual

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EF135mm f/2L USM
EF200mm f/2.8L II USM
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  • Page 1 EF135mm f/2L USM EF200mm f/2.8L II USM EF300mm f/4L USM EF400mm f/5.6L USM Instructions...
  • Page 2 Thank you for purchasing a Canon product. The Canon EF135mm f/2L USM, the EF200mm f/2.8L II USM, the EF300mm f/4L USM, and the EF400mm f/5.6L USM are high-performance telephoto lenses designed for EOS cameras. ¡“USM” stands for Ultrasonic Motor. Conventions used in this instruction Warning to prevent lens or camera malfunction or damage.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    a Safety Precautions a Safety Precautions • Do not look at the sun or a bright light source through the lens or camera. Doing so could result in loss of vision. Looking at the sun directly through the lens is especially hazardous. •...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Nomenclature Hood mount* (→ 8) Filter mounting thread (→ 9) Focusing ring (→ 4) Focusing distance range selection switch (→ 5) Focus mode switch (→ 4) *1) EF135mm f/2L USM • EF200mm f/2.8L II USM *2,3) EF200mm f/2.8L II USM • EF300mm f/4L USM • EF400mm f/5.6L USM For detailed information, reference page numbers are provided in parentheses Distance scale (→...
  • Page 5: Focusing Ring

    1. Mounting and Detaching the Lens See your camera’s instructions for details on mounting and detaching the lens. ¡After detaching the lens, place the lens with the rear end up to prevent the lens surface and electrical contacts from getting scratched. ¡If the contacts get soiled, scratched, or have fingerprints on them, corrosion or faulty connections can result.
  • Page 6: Distance Scale

    3. Switching the Focusing Distance Range You can choose the focusing distance range with a switch. By setting a suitable focusing distance range, actual autofocusing time can be shorter. ¡EF135mm f/2L USM : q 0.9 m / 3.0 ft. – ∞ w 1.6 m / 5.2 ft. – ∞ ¡EF200mm f/2.8L II USM : q 1.5 m / 4.9 ft.
  • Page 7: Infrared Index* 3

    5. Infrared Index (EF200mm f/2.8L II USM • EF300mm f/4L USM • EF400mm f/5.6L USM) The infrared index corrects the focus setting when using monochrome infrared film. Focus on the subject manually, then adjust the distance setting by moving the focusing ring to the corresponding infrared index mark.
  • Page 8 7. 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. The EF200mm f/2.8L II USM lens can be used with the A II (B) tripod mount ring, sold separately. Detaching Use the following procedures to remove and attach the tripod mount.
  • Page 9: Hood Mount* 1

    8. Hood The lens hood can reduce unwanted reflections and also protects the front of the lens from rain, snow, dust, and other substances. EF135mm f/2L USM • EF200mm f/2.8L II USM Attach and align the hood to the hood mount on the front of the lens, and turn the hood as shown by the arrow to secure it.
  • Page 10: Filter Mounting Thread

    9. Filters (Sold separately) You can attach filters to the filter mounting thread on the front of the lens. ¡If you need a polarizing filter, use the Canon Circular Polarizing Filter. ¡To adjust the polarizing filter, first remove or store the lens hood.
  • Page 11 11. Extension Tubes (Sold separately) You can attach Extension Tube EF12 II or EF25 II for magnified shots. The shooting distance and magnification are shown below. EF135mm f/2L USM Camera-to-Subject Distance (mm) Near EF12 II 1661 EF25 II EF200mm f/2.8L II USM Camera-to-Subject Distance (mm) Near...
  • Page 12 12. Extenders (Sold separately) With Extender EF1.4X ll or EF2X ll attached, the lens specifications will change as follows: EF135mm f/2L USM Focal length Aperture (mm) EF1.4X II f/2.8-45 EF2X II f/4-64 EF200mm f/2.8L II USM Focal length Aperture (mm) EF1.4X II f/4-45 EF2X II...
  • Page 13 Extenders (Sold separately) EF300mm f/4L USM ¡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.
  • Page 14: Specifications

    ¡The size and weight listed are for the lens only, except as indicated. ¡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. EF200mm f/2.8L II USM 200 mm f/2.8...
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