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
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 130g
Actual Weight 135g
Lens Hood Weight 15g
In-Use Weight 150g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 68 x 41mm
Measured Size (DxL) 69.5 x 58.2mm
Max Length at Full Extension 66.3mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 8.1mm
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 83.6 x 24.7mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 80.6 / 88.5mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 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 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 ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 1797mm
Year Introduced 1990
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