Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

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Specifications Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS II USM Lens
Focal Length Range 70-200mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 23/19
Angle of View: Diagonal 34° - 12°
Angle of View: Horizontal 29° – 10°
Angle of View: Vertical 19°30' – 7°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-32
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 52.6 oz
Actual Weight 52.4 oz
Lens Hood Weight 3.4 oz
Tripod Ring Weight 4.1 oz
In-Use Weight 59.8 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.5 x 7.83”
Measured Size (DxL) 3.49 x 8.15”
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.3”
Max Length at Full Extension 8.15”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? Y / N
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.41 x 3.69”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 11.55 / 11.55”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 1.57” / 1.71”
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 137°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
3.94' (1.2m) - ∞
8.2' (2.5m) - ∞
Distance Info Provided to Camera? Y
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 47.2”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 45.2” / 45.2”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.21x
MM with 12mm Extension Tube 0.28-0.06x
MM with 25mm Extension Tube 0.36-0.14x
MM with 500D Closeup Lens 0.14-0.60x
Zoom Ring Rotation 62°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-87 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 / Y
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / LZ1326 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 8.69'
100mm = 11.83'
135mm = 15.71'
200mm = 22.22'
280mm = 29.75' (w/ 1.4x)
400mm = 43.24' (w/ 2.0x)
Year Introduced 2010
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