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Affordable, light and portable, with L-series quality.
Small and lightweight for its class, the EF 17-40mm f/4L USM combines outstanding L-series build quality with an affordable price tag. Its size makes it easy to carry and comfortable to use, while its versatility and superior optical performance makes it a great general purpose lens. As a landscape lens, the EF 17-40mm f/4L USM features a ring-type ultrasonic motor for superfast, accurate autofocus in near silence, as well as wide open centre and corner sharpness for finely detailed images. Its seven-blade circular aperture delivers excellent OOF (Out of Focus) blur quality, while the lens itself offers superb full frame compatibility and performance. This is a great choice if you are interested in landscape photography or real estate and architecture photography, and is especially handy if you need to work in a tight space!
While your contract is a rental contract, you can make us an offer to purchase at any time. Some price guides are set out above. For further price details at anytime during the rental period please contact us on 1300 858 911 (purchases are subject to approval and some conditions apply).
* Please note an initial freight, handling and account administration fee of $14.90 will be added to the first month's rental payment.
CANON EF 17-40MM f/4L USM
About half the price of the 16-35 f/2.8 lens, this L-series lens has an entirely new optical design with three Aspherical elements and a Super UD-glass element. The combination provides superb contrast and sharpness, even at the widest settings. It’s ideal for both film and digital SLRs, and features the same weatherresistant design, rear gel filter holder, and high-speed Ultrasonic Motor as the EF 16-35mm lens.
Ultra Wide Lens for Analogue EOS SLR Cameras
Ultra wide angle Canon EF zoom lens meant for professional and high amateur SLR EOS camera users.
Standard Zoom Lens for Digital EOS SLR Cameras
Suited for SLR cameras with an imaging sensor size smaller than the 35mm format, This can give an angle of view equivalent to that of a 28-70mm lens.
Superior Optical Performance
Super Spectra Coating on the elements ensures colour balance and minimises ghosting and flare to provide image quality over a 17-40mm zoom range.
Extensive Set of High-End Features
The Auto-focus works silently and quickly thanks to a fast central processing unit with an improved AF algorithm.
An affordable L-series ultra-wide-angle zoom lens that's ideal for both film and digital SLRs. Superior optics are assured by the use of three Aspherical lens elements, in addition to a Super UD (Ultra-low Dispersion) glass element. Optical coatings are optimized for use with digital cameras. This lens focuses as close as 280mm, and offers both Canon's full-time manual focus and a powerful ring-type USM for fast and silent AF. It has a constant f/4 maximum aperture, and offers the choice of screw-in 77mm filters or a holder in the rear of the lens for up to three gel filters. Finally, it offers weather-resistant construction similar to other high-end L-series lenses.
Main Unit Spec
|Focal Length & Maximum Aperture||17 - 40mm; 1:4|
|Lens Construction||12 elements in 9 groups|
|Diagonal Angle of View||104° - 57° 30'|
|Focus Adjustment||Inner focusing system with USM|
|Closest Focusing Distance||0.28m / 0.9 ft.|
|Zoom System||Rotating type|
|Max. Diameter x Length, Weight||83.5 x 96.8mm, 500g|