Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsCanon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens
  Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens
Mounts On Full Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups 17/14
Angle of View: Diagonal 24° – 6°10'
Angle of View: Horizontal 20° – 5°10'
Angle of View: Vertical 14° – 3°30'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.5-32 / f/5.6-40
Aperture Max by Focal Length 100-129mm = f/4.5
130-259mm = f/5.0
260-400mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 1380g
Actual Weight 1370g
Lens Hood Weight 85g
Tripod Ring Weight 114g
In-Use Weight 1569g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 92 x 189mm
Measured Size (DxL) 91.5 x 196.82mm
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 112.5mm
Max Length at Full Extension 276.99mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 80.5mm
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 114.6 x 92.8mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 283.25 / 0mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 16.1mm / 24.3mm
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 127°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 1800mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.20x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.19-0.03x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.35-0.07x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-83C Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? P / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 2 / N
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / LZ1324 Buy ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 100mm = 3576mm
135mm = 4654mm
150mm = 5106mm
200mm = 6723mm
250mm = 8420mm
300mm = 10061mm
350mm = 11728mm
400mm = 13236mm
600mm x 400mm Target:
560mm = 8904mm (w/ 1.4x)
800mm = 13064mm (w/ 2.0x)
Year Introduced 1998
Review Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens
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