New Patent: Canon 30mm f/2.8 DO Full Frame Mirrorless Lens

Canon has filed a new patent for 30mm f/2.8 DO lens, which is designed for the upcoming Canon full frame mirrorless camera. This Canon full frame mirrorless camera is expected to be announced around Photokina 2016 in September.

This Canon 30mm f/2.8 DO lens should be a light-weight and compact lens. Take a look at the patent details below translated by Google.

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-102851
    • Published 2016.6.2
    • Filing date 2014.11.27
  • Example
    • Zoom ratio 1.00
    • Focal length 31.35
    • F-number 2.86
    • Angle of view 34.61
    • Image height 21.64
    • Overall length of the lens 85.29
    • BF 29.99
  • Canon patent
    • Positive ShiboTadashi
    • Diffractive optical element (the second group of aperture stop image side)
    • Correct axial chromatic aberration and lateral chromatic aberration of the near-infrared light

In addition, Canon has filed a new patent for EF 1000mm f/5.6 DO lens. This lens is believed to be ready for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

via: Egami

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