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Canon 5123B006 Instructions Manual

Canon 5123B006 Instructions Manual

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EF-S55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II


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  • Page 1 EF-S55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II Instructions...
  • Page 2: Conventions Used In This Instruction

    Thank you for purchasing a Canon product. The Canon EF-S55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II lens is a Features high-performance telephoto zoom lens 1. The Image Stabilizer gives the equivalent equipped with an Image Stabilizer, and has effect of a shutter speed four stops faster* been developed for digital SLRs compatible This function provides optimal image stabilization with EF-S lenses*.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is Safety Precautions subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any • Do not look at the sun or a bright light source interference received, including interference that may cause through the lens or camera. Doing so could result undesired operation. in loss of vision. Looking at the sun directly through Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment the lens is especially hazardous. unless otherwise specified in the instructions. If such changes or • Whether it is attached to the camera or not, do modifications should be made, you could be required to stop not leave the lens under the sun without the operation of the equipment.
  • Page 4 Nomenclature Focusing ring (→ 4) Hood mount Focus mode switch (→ 4) (→ 5) Zoom position index Filter mounting thread (→ 8) Image stabilizer switch (→ 6) Zoom ring (→ 5) Contacts (→ 4) Lens mount index (→ 4) For detailed information, reference page numbers are provided in parentheses (→ **). ENG-3...
  • Page 5: Mounting And Detaching The Lens

    Mounting and Detaching the Lens Setting the Focus Mode See your camera’s instructions for details on mounting and detaching the lens. To shoot in autofocus mode, set the focus mode switch to AF. After detaching the lens, place the lens with the To use only manual focusing, set the focus mode rear end up to prevent the lens surface and switch to MF, and focus by turning the focusing electrical contacts from getting scratched. ring. If the contacts get soiled, scratched, or have fingerprints on them, corrosion or faulty connections can result. The camera and lens Do not touch the rotating parts of the lens while may not operate properly. autofocus is active. If the contacts get soiled or have fingerprints on Do not adjust focus manually when the focus them, clean them with a soft cloth. mode switch is set to AF. If you remove the lens, cover it with the dust cap. To attach it properly, align the lens mount index and the ❏ index of the dust cap as shown in the diagram, and turn clockwise. To remove it,...
  • Page 6 Zooming Hood (Sold Separately) The ET-60 hood can keep unwanted light out of the lens, and also protects the lens from rain, snow, and dust. To zoom, turn the lens’ zoom ring. Be sure to finish zooming before focusing. Changing the zoom ring after focusing can affect Turn the hood in the direction of the arrow to the focus. attach it securely. The hood can be reverse-mounted on the lens for storage. When attaching or detaching the hood, grasp the base of the hood to turn it. To prevent deformation, do not grasp the rim of the hood to turn it. Part of the picture may be blocked if the hood is not attached properly. ENG-5...
  • Page 7: Image Stabilizer

    Image Stabilizer You can use the image stabilizer in AF or MF The Image Stabilizer cannot compensate for a mode. blurred shot caused by a subject that moved. This function provides optimal image stabilization The Image Stabilizer may not be fully effective if you shoot depending on shooting conditions (such as from a violently shaking vehicle or other transportation. shooting still subjects and following shots). The Image Stabilizer consumes more power than normal shooting, resulting in fewer shots and a shorter movie shooting time. When shooting a still subject, it compensates for camera shake in all directions. It compensates for vertical camera shake during following shots in a horizontal direction, and compensates for horizontal camera shake during following shots in a vertical direction. Set the STABILIZER switch to When you use a tripod, the Image Stabilizer should be turned off to save battery power. If you are not going to use the image Even with a monopod, the Image Stabilizer will be stabilizer function, set the switch to as effective as during hand-held shooting. However, depending on the shooting environment, When you press the shutter button the Image Stabilizer effect may be less effective. halfway, the Image Stabilizer will start The image stabilizer function also operates when the operating.
  • Page 8 Image Stabilizer The image stabilizer in this lens is effective for hand-held shots under the following conditions. In semi-darkened areas such as indoors or When panning subjects in motion. outdoors at night. In locations where flash photography is prohibited, such as art museums and theater stages. In situations where your footing is uncertain. In situations where fast shutter settings cannot be used. ENG-7...
  • Page 9 Filters (Sold Separately) Extension Tubes (Sold Separately) You can attach filters to the filter mounting thread You can attach Extension Tube EF12 II or EF25 on the front of the lens. II for magnified shots. The shooting distance and magnification are shown below. The front end of the lens rotates, so hold it when Camera-to-Subject attaching the filter. Magnification Distance (mm) Use a genuine Canon filter (58mm). Near Near To adjust the polarizing filter, first remove the lens hood. 55mm 0.25× 0.22× EF12 ll 250mm 1006 5274 0.38× 0.05× 55mm 0.47× 0.48× EF25 ll 250mm 2692 0.46× 0.11× Manual focusing is recommended for accurate focusing.
  • Page 10 Close-up Lenses (Sold separately) Attaching a 250D or 500D (58mm) Close-up Lens enables close-up photography. The magnification will be as follows. Close-up Lens 250D: 0.23x - 1.42x Close-up Lens 500D: 0.11x - 0.86x Manual focusing is recommended for accurate focusing. ENG-9...
  • Page 11: Specifications

    Diagonal: 27° 50’ – 6° 15’ Vertical: 15° 40’ – 3° 30’ Horizontal: 23° 20’ – 5° 20’ Min. Focusing Distance 1.1 m/3.6 ft. Max. Magnification 0.31 × (at 250 mm) Field of View 218 × 328 – 49 × 73 mm/8.6 × 12.9 – 1.9 × 2.9 inch (at 1.1 m) Filter Diameter 58 mm Max. Diameter and Length 70 × 108 mm/2.8 × 4.3 inch Weight approx. 390 g/13.8 oz Hood ET-60 (Sold separately) Lens Cap E-58/E-58 II Case LP1019 (Sold separately) Equivalent to 88-400 mm in the 35 mm film format. The lens length is measured from the mount surface to the front end of the lens. Add 21.5 mm to include the E-58 lens cap and dust cap, and 24.2 mm for the E-58 II. The size and weight listed are for the lens only, except as indicated. Aperture settings are specified on the camera. The camera automatically compensates for variations in the aperture setting when the camera is zoomed in or out. The EF1.4X III/EF2X III extenders cannot be used with this lens. All data listed is measured according to Canon standards. Product specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice. ENG-10...
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