Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements


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Specifications Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM Lens
Focal Length Range 300mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 15/11
Angle of View: Diagonal 8°15'
Angle of View: Horizontal 6°50'
Angle of View: Vertical 4°35'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.0-32
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 42 oz
Actual Weight 41.7 oz
Lens Hood Weight
Tripod Ring Weight 3.9 oz
In-Use Weight 45.6 oz
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.54 x 8.7”
Measured Size (DxL) 3.49 x 9.01”
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.4”
Max Length at Full Extension 9.01”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.49 x 3.42”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 11.15 / 11.15”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 2.38”
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 124°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 59.1”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 58.94”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.24x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.3-0.04x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.37-0.09x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / Integrated
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? P / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / /
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / LZ1128 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 300mm = 33.44'
420mm = 45.17' (w/ 1.4x)
 
23.62" x 15.75" Target:
600mm = 33.43' (w/ 2.0x)
 
History  
Year Introduced 1997
 
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