Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Lens
  Canon EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM Lens
Year Introduced2004
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups22/16
Angle of View: Diagonal75° – 8°15'
Angle of View: Horizontal65° – 6°50'
Angle of View: Vertical46° – 4°35'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/3.5-? / f/5.6-40
Aperture Max by Focal Length 28-39mm = f/3.5
40-59mm = f/4.0
60-69mm = f/4.5
70-109mm = f/5.0
110-300mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 59 oz  (1670g)
Actual Weight 60 oz  (1700g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.6 oz  (45g)
Tripod Ring Weight 5.7 oz  (161g)
In-Use Weight 67.3 oz  (1906g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.62 x 7.64”  (92 x 194mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.59 x 7.59”  (91 x 192.8mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 4.7”  (119.3mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 10.45”  (265.4mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y /
Zoom Extension Length 2.87”  (72.8mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Focus Extension Length
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.48 x 2.74”  (113.8 x 69.6mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 10.07  (255.8mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.89”  (22.6mm)
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 156°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 27.56”  (700mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 25.39” / 22.4”  (645mm / 569mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.30x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.5-0.04x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.5-0.09x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / Y /
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / EW-83G Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 3 / Y
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? Y / LZ1324 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 3.54'
35mm = 4.33'
50mm = 6.06'
70mm = 8.28'
85mm = 9.98'
100mm = 11.42'
135mm = 14.99'
200mm = 21.25'
300mm = 30.67'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 1078mm
35mm = 1320mm
50mm = 1848mm
70mm = 2525mm
85mm = 3041mm
100mm = 3480mm
135mm = 4570mm
200mm = 6476mm
300mm = 9349mm
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