Canon 0570C005AA, 0570C002 9519B002, EF 50mm f/1.8 STM User manual

Canon 0570C005AA, 0570C002 9519B002, EF 50mm f/1.8 STM User manual
EF Lenses
EF50mm f/1.8 STM
● Focusing ring
② Hood mount
③ Filter mounting thread
④ Focus mode switch
⑤ Lens mount index
Thank you for purchasing a Canon product.
EF50mm f/1.8 STM is a compact, lightweight, low-profile high quality standard
●“STM” stands for Stepping Motor.
Safety Precautions
●Do not look at the sun or a bright light source through the lens or
camera. Doing so could result in loss of vision.
Looking at the sun directly through the lens is especially hazardous.
●Whether it is attached to the camera or not, do not leave the lens under
the sun without the lens cap attached. This is to prevent the lens from
concentrating the sun’s rays, which could cause a fire.
●To retract the lens if extended, keep the lens attached to the camera, and
then autofocus at infinity or turn the focusing ring.
Conventions used in this instruction
Warning to prevent lens or camera malfunction or damage.
Supplementary notes on using the lens and taking pictures.
1. Mounting and Detaching the Lens
See your camera’s instructions for details on mounting and detaching the
Handling Cautions
●After detaching the lens, place the lens with the rear end up to prevent
condensation may develop on the lens surface and internal parts. To
prevent condensation in this case, first put the lens into an airtight plastic
bag before taking it from a cold to warm environment. Then take out the lens
after it has warmed gradually. Do the same when taking the lens from a warm
environment into a cold one.
●Do not leave the lens in excessive heat such as in a car in direct sunlight.
High temperatures can cause the lens to malfunction.
●If the contacts get soiled, scratched, or have fingerprints on them,
●If the lens is taken from a cold environment into a warm one,
Usage Precautions
●When using this lens, please check the Canon website for the latest camera
firmware. If the camera’s firmware is not the latest version, be sure to update
to the latest firmware.
●For details on updating firmware, please check the Canon website.
Cautions during shooting
●This lens uses a stepping motor to drive the focusing lens (the lens that has
the job of focusing the shot).
1. Cautions when the power is off
Since the motor does not operate when the camera is off or has been
turned by the auto power-off function, take note of the following points.
•The focus cannot be adjusted in manual focus mode.
2. Cautions when the lens is in sleep mode
This lens has a sleep mode separate from the camera auto power-off
function for saving power when the lens has not been operated for a period
of time.
Since the motor does not operate when the lens is in sleep mode, even if
the camera is turned on, take note of the following points.
•The focus cannot be adjusted in manual focus mode.
•To recover the lens from sleep mode, press the shutter button halfway.
the lens surface and contacts from getting scratched.
corrosion or faulty connections can result. The camera and lens may not
operate properly.
●If the contacts get soiled or have fingerprints on them, clean them with a
soft cloth.
●If you remove the lens, cover it with the dust cap. To attach it properly,
align the lens mount index and the ○ index of the dust cap, and turn
❶ . To remove it, reverse the order.
clockwise ●
2. Setting the Focus Mode
5. Extension Tubes (Sold Separately)
To shoot in autofocus (AF) mode, set the focus mode switch to AF ❷ .
To shoot in manual focus (MF) mode, set the focus mode switch to MF, and turn
the focusing ring to set the focus ❸ .
You can attach extension tube EF12 II or EF25 II for magnified shots. For
shooting distance and magnification, see the extension tube specifications.
MF mode is recommended for accurate focusing.
When the camera AF mode is ONE SHOT AF, focus manually by pressing
the shutter button halfway and turning the focusing ring. (Full-time manual
●The lens length is measured from the mount surface to the front end of the
lens. Add 23.9 mm when including the lens cap and dust cap.
●When turning the focusing ring suddenly, the focus adjustment may be
●The size and weight listed are for the lens only, except as indicated.
●The extenders cannot be used with this lens.
●The close-up lenses cannot be used with this lens. (The end of the lens will
●The focus cannot be adjusted in MF mode while the camera is off.
●Do not touch the front rotating parts of the lens while autofocus is active.
become heavy, causing the focus to become unstable.)
3. Hood (Sold Separately)
The ES-68 hood can keep unwanted light out of the lens, and also protects the
lens from rain, snow, and dust.
To attach the hood, align the hood’s attachment position mark with the red dot
on the front of the lens, then turn the hood in the direction of the arrow until the
lens’s red dot is aligned with the hood’s stop position mark ❹ .
To remove the hood, hold down the button on the side and turn the hood in the
direction of the arrow until the position mark on the hood aligns with the red dot ❺ .
The hood can be reverse-mounted on the lens for storage.
●CASE (Sold Separately) LP1014
●All data listed is measured according to Canon standards.
●Product specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.
●Part of the picture may be blocked if the hood is not attached properly.
●When attaching or detaching the hood, grasp the base of the hood to
turn it. To prevent deformation, do not grasp the rim of the hood to turn
●If the lens is attached to the camera with the hood reverse-mounted,
remove the hood before removing the lens from the camera.
4. Filters (Sold Separately)
You can attach filters to the filter mounting thread (ø49 mm) on the front of the
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference,
and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise
specified in the instructions. If such changes or modifications should be made,
you could be required to stop operation of the equipment.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class
B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance
with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and
on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of
the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Only one filter may be attached.
Extension Tube Specifications
(Sold Separately)
EF50mm f/1.8 STM
Focusing Distance Range
(mm) (inch)
234-325 (9.2-12.8)
204-221 (8.0-8.7)
EF50mm f/1.8 STM
* Sold Separately
Angle of view
Min. focusing
Filter diameter
Max. diameter and length
Lens Cap
69.2x39.3mm (2.7”x1.6”)
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