Many of you like us must be excited to see the inner side of the lens Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II prime lens , which is the brand new lens that has been torn down to show us the actual engineering of this lens by Roger Cala of Lensrentals.com. According to him the lens is well built including increasing weather resistance and durability. Remember, it first lens that features the company’s new Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics (BR Optics) technology.
Here is the whole tear down show of Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II by Roger and Aaron…
This lens is massively over-engineered compared to any other prime we’ve ever disassembled. It’s built like a tank where it counts; on the inside. Moving parts are huge and robust. Six big screws are used in locations where 3 smalls screws are common in other lenses. Heavy roller bearings move the focusing group, it doesn’t slide on little nylon collars.
…If I had to summarize the mechanical design of this lens, I would say simply that no expense was spared, no corner was cut.
Sometimes things are expensive because they’re worth it. Sometimes they’re heavy because they’re so solidly constructed. This is one of those times. Read the full article