Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements


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Specifications Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM Lens
Focal Length Range 100-400mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 17/14
Angle of View: Diagonal 24° – 6°10'
Angle of View: Horizontal 20° – 5°10'
Angle of View: Vertical 14° – 3°30'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.5-32 / f/5.6-40
Aperture Max by Focal Length 100-129mm = f/4.5
130-259mm = f/5.0
260-400mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 48.7 oz
Actual Weight 48.4 oz
Lens Hood Weight 3 oz
Tripod Ring Weight 4 oz
In-Use Weight 55.4 oz
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.62 x 7.44”
Measured Size (DxL) 3.6 x 7.75”
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.4”
Max Length at Full Extension 10.91”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 3.17”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.51 x 3.65”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 11.15 / 0”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 0.63” / 0.96”
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 127°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Info Provided to Camera? Y
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 70.9”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.20x
MM with 12mm Extension Tube 0.19-0.03x
MM with 25mm Extension Tube 0.35-0.07x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-83C Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? P / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / /
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / LZ1324 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 100mm = 11.73'
135mm = 15.27'
150mm = 16.75'
200mm = 22.06'
250mm = 27.62'
300mm = 33.00'
350mm = 38.48'
400mm = 43.43'
 
23.62" x 15.75" Target:
560mm = 29.21' (w/ 1.4x)
800mm = 42.86' (w/ 2.0x)
 
History  
Year Introduced 1998
 
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