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Canon Image stabilizer 1 and 2 differences?

Peter_West 6 248 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 8:49AM
Hi All. i have a Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
It as two settings for the image stabilizer 1 and 2, please can someone explain the difference, since I purchased it it's been on 1. Thanks Pete

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brian1208 Plus
15 11.4k 12 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 8:51AM
1 stabilises in both horizontal and vertical axes and 2 in a single direction only (useful for panning)
Peter_West 6 248 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2012 8:53AM
Oh right cheers Brian. Thanks Pete
cheddar-caveman 14 1.1k England
20 Nov 2012 3:03PM
PLEASE read the manuals that come with any Canon product. It saves a lot of frustration and will let you get the best from your purchaseWink

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