Canon RF200-800 vs 100-500 with 1.4x

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RDM5546
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Re: Canon RF200-800 vs 100-500 with 1.4x

Zeee wrote:

dmanthree wrote:

R2D2 wrote:

EJ Fudd wrote:

Per Canon the IQ is better then the 100-500 with 1.4X

Are you referring to that MTF chart?

I think the jury is still out regarding IQ until we start to see more results coming in (upon the 200-800's release). I don't doubt the l/mm spec, but there would also be concerns IMHO about contrast, micro-contrast, aberrations, distortion, corners, color fidelity, veiling glare, etc (largely due to the less expensive price point, ie guts).

R2

Agreed, while the charts can be useful, well, I prefer looking at images.

Just like I expected. We knew the 100-500 edged out the 200-800 but are neck in neck when you put the 1.4 on the 100-500.

https://www.canonrumors.com/a-look-at-the-canon-rf-200-800mm-f-6-3-9-is-usm-mtf

Thank you for the MTF reference. I liked looking at it

https://www.canonrumors.com/a-look-at-the-canon-rf-200-800mm-f-6-3-9-is-usm-mtf/

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