Canon EF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements


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Specifications Canon EF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM Lens
Focal Length Range 800mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 18/14
Angle of View: Diagonal 3° 5'
Angle of View: Horizontal 2° 35'
Angle of View: Vertical 1° 40'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/5.6-32
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture? Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 4470g
Actual Weight 4600g
Lens Hood Weight 320g
In-Use Weight 4920g
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 163 x 461mm
Measured Size (DxL) 163.11 x 472.02mm
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 169.52mm
Max Length at Full Extension 472.02mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 197.1 x 162.67mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 609.28 / 609.28mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 85.23mm
Filter Size DI 52mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 228°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
19.7' (6m) - 65.6' (20m)
65.6' (20m) - ∞
19.7' (6m) - ∞
Distance Info Provided to Camera? Y
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 6000mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 5973mm
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.14x
MM with 12mm Extension Tube 0.16-0.02x
MM with 25mm Extension Tube 0.19-0.04x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-155 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 / Y
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / Lens Case 800 Buy ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 600mm x 400mm Target:
800mm = 13613mm
 
300mm x 200mm Target:
1120mm = 9430mm (w/ 1.4x)
1600mm = 13632 (w/ 2.0x)
 
History  
Year Introduced 2008
 
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