Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

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Specifications Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM Lens
Focal Length Range 75-300mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 13/9
Angle of View: Diagonal 32°11' – 8°15'
Angle of View: Horizontal 27° – 6°50'
Angle of View: Vertical 18°11' – 4°35'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.0-32 / f/5.6-45
Aperture Max by Focal Length 75-94mm = f/4.0
95-139mm = f/5.0
140-239mm = f/5.0
240-300mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 480g
Actual Weight 480g
Lens Hood Weight 25g
In-Use Weight 505g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 71 x 122mm
Measured Size (DxL) 70.8 x 130.3mm
Max Length at Full Extension 197.5mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 61.3mm
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 13.9mm
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 86.7 x 55.6mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 183.25 / 251.5mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 76.6mm / 18mm
Filter Size 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates Y
AF Motor Type Micro Motor
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Ring Rotation 114°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Info Provided to Camera?
Distance Scale? / Type N
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 1500mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 1369mm / 1449mm
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.25x
MM with 12mm Extension Tube 0.21-0.04x
MM with 25mm Extension Tube 0.39-0.09x
Zoom Ring Rotation 90°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch?
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / ET-60 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1019 Buy ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 75mm = 2907mm
100mm = 3741mm
135mm = 4999mm
200mm = 7225mm
300mm = 10,361mm
Year Introduced 1999
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