Weather Seal Your Canon DSLR Lenses With Dust Donut 0

If you’re looking for an affordable way to protect your Canon lenses from dust and moisture, the Dust Donut might just help you in that department.

As a Canon user, you probably already know that almost all Canon EF lens mounts doesn’t come with some kind of protection from dust particles and moisture.

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That’s the reason why Tyler Sterbentz of California started the Dust Donut, a Kickstarter project that is already way beyond its funding goal of $2,000. It means that the camera accessory is going to see the light of day.

According to the project, the weather resistant seal is made “to a level of precision found only in aerospace engineering.”

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Here’s the list of Canon lenses that are compatible with the Dust Donut:

  • Canon EF-S Lenses: EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM, EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM, EF-S 17-55 f/2.8 IS USM, EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM, EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS, EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS, EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
  • Canon EF Telephoto Zoom Lenses: EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM, EF 70-200mm f/4L USM, EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM, EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM, EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM, EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III, EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM,
  • Canon EF Wide Angle: EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye, EF 20mm f/2.8 USM, EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM, EF 28 f/1.8 USM, EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM, EF 35mm f/1.4L USM, EF 35mm f/2 IS USM, EF 35mm f/2
  • Canon Standard & Medium Telephoto: EF 40mm f/2.8 STM, EF 50mm f/1.4 USM, EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM, EF 85mm f/1.8 USM, EF 100mm f/2 USM
  • Canon Telephoto: EF 135mm f/2L USM, EF 135mm f/2.8 with Softfocus, EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM
  • Canon Macro: EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro, MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Photo, EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM, EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM,
  • Canon Tilt Shift: TS-E 17mm f/4L, TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II, TS-E 45mm f/2.8, TS-E 90mm f/2.8

The Dust Donut is expected to come with a retail price of around $25 when it becomes available in the market. But if you pre-order one now through Kickstarter, you can get it for only $20.

[Kickstarter via CNET Asia]