Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM Lens
  Canon EF 300mm f/4L IS USM Lens
Year Introduced1997
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups15/11
Angle of View: Diagonal8°15'
Angle of View: Horizontal6°50'
Angle of View: Vertical4°35'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.0-32
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 42 oz  (1190g)
Actual Weight 41.7 oz  (1180g)
Tripod Ring Weight 3.9 oz  (111g)
In-Use Weight 45.6 oz  (1291g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.54 x 8.7”  (90 x 221mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.49 x 9.01”  (89 x 228.7mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.4”  (111mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 9.01”  (228.7mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.49 x 3.42”  (88.7 x 86.8mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 11.15 - 11.15”  (283.1 - 283.1mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 2.38”  (60.4mm)
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 124°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 59.06”  (1500mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 58.94”  (1497mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.24x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.3-0.04x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.37-0.09x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / Integrated
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? P / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 2 / N
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / LZ1128 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 300mm = 33.44'
420mm = 45.17' (w/ 1.4x)
23.62" x 15.75" Target:
600mm = 33.43' (w/ 2.0x)
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 300mm = 10191mm
420mm = 13769mm (w/ 1.4x)
600mm x 400mm Target:
600mm = 10189 (w/ 2.0x)
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