Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

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Specifications Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens
Focal Length Range 85mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 9/7
Angle of View: Diagonal 28°30'
Angle of View: Horizontal 24°
Angle of View: Vertical 16°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 15 oz
Actual Weight 14.1 oz
Lens Hood Weight 1.1 oz
In-Use Weight 15.2 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.95 x 2.83”
Measured Size (DxL) 2.96 x 3.15”
Max Length at Full Extension 3.15”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.45 x 2.06”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 5.01 / 5.01”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 0.73”
Filter Size 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 81°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 33.5”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.13x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.27-0.15x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.44-0.32x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / ET-65III Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1014 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 85mm = 9.82'
Year Introduced 1992
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