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

SpecificationsCanon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens
  Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Lens
Year Introduced1990
Year Discontinued2015
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups6/5
Angle of View: Diagonal46°
Angle of View: Horizontal40°
Angle of View: Vertical27°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.8-16
Number of Aperture Blades 5
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 4.6 oz  (130g)
Actual Weight 4.8 oz  (135g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.5 oz  (15g)
In-Use Weight 5.3 oz  (150g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.68 x 1.61”  (68 x 41mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 2.74 x 2.29”  (70 x 58.2mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 2.61”  (66.3mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.32”  (8.1mm)
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.29 x 0.97”  (83.6 x 24.7mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 3.17 - 3.49”  (80.6 - 88.7mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.27”  (6.8mm)
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 17.72”  (450mm)
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'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 1797mm
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