Patent Number: 8,743,487

Title: Lens barrel enabling lens inclination adjustment and imaging apparatus provided with same

Abstract: A lens barrel is configured to adjust a position of an adjusted lens in the direction of an optical axis with respect to another lens. The lens barrel includes a lens frame configured to retain the adjustment lens and a base frame configured to adjustably retain the lens frame. The lens frame includes a first adjustment stepped surface including a plurality of adjustment surfaces that are adjacently disposed in the direction of rotation of the lens frame and are provided with different heights, and a second adjustment stepped surface. The second adjustment stepped surface is disposed at a position exhibiting a 180 degree rotational phase from the position of the first adjustment stepped surface. The base frame includes a support surface configured to abut with the first adjustment stepped surface and the second adjustment stepped surface.

Inventors: Miyoshi; Kaori (Fuchu, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G02B 7/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-06-03 0:00:00