Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 L USM Macro Lens Specifications and Measurements

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Specifications Canon EF 180mm f/3.5 L USM Macro Lens
Focal Length Range 180mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 14/12
Angle of View: Diagonal 13°40'
Angle of View: Horizontal 11°25'
Angle of View: Vertical 7°40'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/3.5-22
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 1090g
Actual Weight 1060g
Lens Hood Weight 55g
Tripod Ring Weight 115g
In-Use Weight 1230g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 83 x 187mm
Measured Size (DxL) 82.6 x 194.37mm
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 1091mm
Max Length at Full Extension 194.37mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 99.5 x 77.6mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 266.28 / 266.28mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 59.5mm
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 227°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Info Provided to Camera? Y
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 480mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 474mm
Maximum Magnification (MM) 1.00x
MM with 12mm Extension Tube 1.09-0.07x
MM with 25mm Extension Tube 1.21-0.15x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y /
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-78II Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / LZ1324 Buy ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 180mm = 6304mm
252mm = 8484mm (w/ 1.4x)
360mm = 12296mm (w/ 2.0x)
Year Introduced 1996
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