Patent Number: 7,613,389

Title: Image taking apparatus and assembling method thereof

Abstract: The image taking lens has the minimum effective diameter lens whose effective diameter is minimum, and the maximum effective diameter lens whose effective diameter is maximum on the most image side, and in the space generated in the minimum effective diameter lens periphery by the difference of the outer diameter of the minimum effective diameter lens and the outer diameter of the maximum effective diameter lens, at least a part of an actuator for driving focusing lens group moving at the time of focusing is arranged.

Inventors: Suzuki; Yusuke (Hachioji, JP), Sato; Masae (Machida, JP), Yamaguchi; Susumu (Hachioji, JP)

Assignee: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.

International Classification: G03B 3/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017