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


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Specifications Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
Focal Length Range 300mm
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  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-32
Number of Aperture Blades 9
Rounded Aperture? Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 2350g
Actual Weight 2340g
Lens Hood Weight 170g
In-Use Weight 2510g
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 128 x 248mm
Measured Size (DxL) 127.91 x 255.73mm
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 137.8mm
Max Length at Full Extension 255.73mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 155.86 x 145mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 379.28 / 379.28mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 49.35mm
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 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 2000mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 1982mm
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
 
Features  
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 ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 300mm = 10117mm
420mm = 13924mm (w/ 1.4x)
 
600mm x 400mm Target
600mm = 10113mm (w/ 2.0x)
 
History  
Year Introduced 2011
 
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