Question About 70-200mm f4L IS

Started Jan 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Peter Kwok
Peter Kwok Senior Member • Posts: 2,276
It is the gyro

I think the 70-200 f4 IS is the last Canon lens with mechanical rotating gyros to sense movement. The gyros are on continuously. Newer IS use non-moving piezoelectric sensors. Only the motors that move the glass elements make sound.
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