Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro Lens
  Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro Lens
Year Introduced1987
Year Discontinued2016
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups9/8
Angle of View: Diagonal46°
Angle of View: Horizontal40°
Angle of View: Vertical27°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.5-32
Number of Aperture Blades 6
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 9.9 oz  (280g)
Actual Weight 9.4 oz  (265g)
In-Use Weight
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.68 x 2.48”  (68 x 63mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 2.67 x 2.76”  (68 x 70mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 3.77”  (95.8mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 1.02”  (25.8mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.52”  (13.2mm)
Filter Size 52mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Arc Form Drive
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Ring Rotation 380°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 9.06”  (230mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.50x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.74-0.24x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 1.04-0.54x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / Integrated
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP814 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 5.84'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 1779mm
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