Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsCanon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 16/12
Angle of View: Diagonal 8° 15'
Angle of View: Horizontal 6°50'
Angle of View: Vertical 4°35'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-32
Number of Aperture Blades 9
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 83 oz
Actual Weight 82.6 oz
Lens Hood Weight 6 oz
In-Use Weight 88.6 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 5.04 x 9.76”
Measured Size (DxL) 5.04 x 10.07”
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 5.4”
Max Length at Full Extension 10.07”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 6.14 x 5.71”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 14.93 / 14.93”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 1.94”
Filter Size DI 52mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 225°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
6.56' (2m) - 19.7' (6m)
19.7' (6m) - ∞
6.56' (2m) - ∞
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 78.7”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 78.03”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.18x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.22-0.04x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.28-0.09x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch?
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-120(WII) Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 / Y
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / Lens Case 300B Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 300mm = 33.19'
420mm = 45.68' (w/ 1.4x)
600mm x 400mm Target
600mm = 33.17' (w/ 2.0x)
Year Introduced 2011
Review Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
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