Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsCanon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens
  Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens
Year Introduced 1990
Year Discontinued 2015
Mounts On Full Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups 6/5
Angle of View: Diagonal 46°
Angle of View: Horizontal 40°
Angle of View: Vertical 27°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.8-16
Number of Aperture Blades 5
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 4.6 oz
Actual Weight 4.8 oz
Lens Hood Weight 0.5 oz
In-Use Weight 5.3 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.68 x 1.61”
Measured Size (DxL) 2.74 x 2.29”
Max Length at Full Extension 2.61”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.32”
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.29 x 0.97”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 3.17 / 3.48”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 0.27”
Filter Size 52mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Micro Motor
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Ring Rotation 77°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 17.7”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.15x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.39-0.24x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.68-0.53x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / ES-62 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1014 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 5.90'
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