Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsCanon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM Lens
  Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM Lens
Mounts On Full Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups 13/10
Angle of View: Diagonal 2°05'
Angle of View: Horizontal 1°45'
Angle of View: Vertical 1°10'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/5.6-32
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 582.4 oz
Actual Weight
Lens Hood Weight
In-Use Weight
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 8.98 x 32.91”
Measured Size (DxL)
Max Length at Full Extension
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL)
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max)
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus /
Filter Size DI 48mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
45.9' (14m) - 98.4' (30m)
98.4' (30m) - ∞
45.9' (14m) - ∞
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 551.2”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.09x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.12-0.01x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.13-0.02x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / Integrated
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / Exclusive Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance
Year Introduced 1993
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