High resolving power and beautiful bokeh
An optical construction of 16 elements in 12 groups, including one aspherical lens, one Super ED lens, and three ED lenses has been adopted. Chromatic aberrations are suppressed by arranging the ED lenses in a well-balanced position and spherical aberrations are suppressed thanks to the aspherical lens, securing high resolution performance.
Beautiful macro image thanks to newly adopted AF system
Adopts Floating Focus System*, divides focus lens group into "Front Focus Group" and "Rear Focus Group", and drives them depending on the shooting distance with high accuracy. This system leads to high resolution when shooting macro, where the aberrations become easily noticeable.
A newly developed "Ball Slide System" controls lens movement by arranging ceramic balls along the guide rail. This system makes it possible to achieve high image quality from the center to the edge by suppressing any inclination of the two focus lens groups and keep its clearance with high accuracy.
The focus lens groups move within the lens barrel meaning that the length of the lens does not change. Therefore there is no need to worry about accidentally touching the object you are shooting.
OIS suppressing Shift Shake
The lens has adopted the Optical Image Stabilization system to suppress shift shake, which can have a larger impact when shooting macro. Angle shake and shift shake is suppressed by using a gyro sensor and an acceleration sensor with high accuracy, which achieves 5-stop image stabilization (CIPA guidelines).
Fast and quiet AF
The focus lens is driven by a linear motor which is both quiet and quick, achieving fast and silent AF.
Weather and Dust resistant, -10°C low-temperature operation with fluorine coating
The lens features 11 weather and dust resistant seals, allowing you to shoot with confidence in tough outdoor environments.
The fluorine coating, which has been applied to front lens elements, is water repellent, less susceptible to smudges and is easily cleaned.
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Pre-Owned Cosmetic Grading Scale
10- | LIKE NEW
Item shows no visible signs of use. Usually includes some, if not all, of the original packaging. Item can be considered like new
9+ | Very good
Item shows very slight handling wear. Item is almost new, but used lightly.
9 | GOOD
Item shows minor handling wear, usually shows some signs of edge wear.
8+ | AVERAGE
Item shows regular signs of use, some edge wear, and normal cosmetic marks from general use.
8 | BELOW AVERAGE
Item shows significant wear from normal use. Some paint loss, and edge wear. Regular cosmetic marks are visible.
7+ | ACCEPTABLE BARGAIN
Item shows nominal signs of heavy use. Significant paint loss, edge wear and cosmetic marks are visible throughout the item.
7 | AVERAGE BARGAIN
Item shows significant signs of heavy handling. Significant paint loss, edge wear, and visual marks can be seen throughout the item.
6+ | EXTREME BARGAIN
Item shows extreme signs of heavy handling. Extreme paint loss, edge wear and visual marks can be seen throughout the item.