Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsCanon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens
  Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Lens
Mounts On Full Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups 7/6
Angle of View: Diagonal 6°10'
Angle of View: Horizontal 5°10'
Angle of View: Vertical 3°30'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/5.6-32
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 1250g
Actual Weight 1220g
Lens Hood Weight
Tripod Ring Weight 131g
In-Use Weight 1351g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 90 x 257mm
Measured Size (DxL) 90.04 x 265.17mm
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 99.4mm
Max Length at Full Extension 265.17mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 90.16 x 102.6mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max)
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 72.4mm
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 150°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
11.48' (3.5m) - ∞
27.89' (8.5m) - ∞
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 3500mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 3348mm
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.12x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.16-0.03x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.21-0.07x
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? N
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / LZ1132 Buy ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 400mm = 13576mm
600mm x 400mm Target:
560mm = 9362mm (w/ 1.4x)
800mm = 13595 (w/ 2.0x)
Year Introduced 1993
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