Canon Is Developing EF 1000mm f/5.6 IS DO Monster Lens

Last Updated on June 7, 2016 by PixelPluck

Canon Is Developing EF 1000mm f/5.6 IS DO Monster Lens.

If you thought that 800mm was not enough for you then Canon heard you and is working on a 1000mm lens. A new patent registered by Canon shows that they have developed the right optics formula for this super telephoto lens.

According to patent publication No. 2016-102852, Canon has developed the optical formula to create a massive EF 1000mm f/5.6 DO lens. DO stands for Differential optics. 1000mm canon lens

Here are the complete details of the patent filing for Canon EF 1000mm f/5.6 IS DO :

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-102852
  • Published 2016.6.2
  • Filing date 2014.11.27
  • Zoom ratio 1.00
  • Focal length 950.00
  • F-number 5.80
  • Angle of view 1.30
  • Image height 21.64
  • Overall length of the lens 485.94
  • BF 0.40
  • Canon patent
  • Positive and negative Shibomake
  • Diffractive optical element (first group)
  • Inner focus (the second group)


1000 mm patent canonA 1000mm lens would definitely be great replacement for 800mm lens from Canon. At this zoom it will work as an specialized lens for specific uses like wildlife and sports. On a lighter note if you can afford this lens then you will also need to afford someone who will carry it for you. 🙂

Read about the Battle of Biggest Super Telephoto Lenses to check out the list of biceps busting lenses.

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