|FD||The lens is designed for Canon 35 mm film SLR cameras and is not compatible with Canon EOS digital SLR cameras due to shorter flange focal distance of Canon FD mount.|
|Position in the lineup|
|Canon EF 100-300mm F/5.6||Mar 1987||⊗|
|Canon FDn 100-300mm F/5.6||May 1980||⊗|
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|Maximum format:||35mm full frame|
|Diagonal angle of view:||24.4°-8.2° (35mm full frame)|
|Lens construction:||14 elements in 9 groups|
|Number of blades:||8|
|Closest focusing distance:||200 cm|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||Ø72.2 x 207 mm|
|Filter size:||58 mm|
Design and Features
This is an affordable high magnification zoom lens covering the continuous range of focal lengths between 100mm and 300mm which are frequently used among telephoto lenses.
By using a new aberration compensation method, well-balanced compensation is performed on various aberrations including astigmatism, coma aberration and chromatic aberration, providing excellent image quality at all focal lengths from maximum aperture, while also being made compact to a telephoto ratio of 0.81.
Moreover, while having a high zoom ratio of 3x, the lens adopts a 1 focusing ring system in which zooming and distance adjustments are performed using a single ring, offering excellent operability.
Alternatives (MF, 88-336 mm)
|Canon FDn 100-300mm F/5.6L||1985||⊗|