Spring 2012

Spring 2012
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What do the cryptic letters "o.m.p." mean for a Canon lens? For example, EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM O.M.P."

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Where are you seeing that? I don't see that on the Canon websites, so it looks like a retailer's acronym. – John Cavan Jul 6 '13 at 14:35
It usually means "original manufacturer's packaging" on used equipment sites. – user2719 Jul 6 '13 at 14:58
Ah, that makes sense. Hadn't encountered that before. – John Cavan Jul 6 '13 at 15:20
It is in LL Lozeau.com website – Claire Jul 6 '13 at 23:35
Thanks for quick reply – Claire Jul 6 '13 at 23:36

It is not really a Canon term as much as it is an abbreviation often used on lists of used photo gear. It is shorthand for "Original Manufacturer Packaging" indicating everything in the original box when new is still with the lens.

Depending on the exact piece of equipment it could include such items as: The box itself, any instruction manuals or guides, software discs, internal plastic wrappers and other packing materials, lens caps & covers, hoods, straps, battery chargers, battery, AV cables, etc.

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