Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsCanon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens
  Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens
Mounts On Full Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups 15/10
Angle of View: Diagonal 34° - 8° 15'
Angle of View: Horizontal 29° - 6°50'
Angle of View: Vertical 19°30' - 4°35'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.0-32 / f/5.6-45
Aperture Max by Focal Length 70-84mm = f/4.0
85-134mm = f/4.5
135-224mm = f/5.0
225-300mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 22.2 oz
Actual Weight 22.2 oz
Lens Hood Weight 1.9 oz
In-Use Weight 24.2 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.01 x 5.62”
Measured Size (DxL) 3.29 x 5.89”
Max Length at Full Extension 8.67”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 2.07”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.64”
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.81 x 2.83”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 8.57 / 11.3”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 1.82” / 1.06”
Filter Size 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates Y
AF Motor Type Micro USM
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 59.1”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 53.9” / 56.26”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.25x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.22-0.32x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.4-0.39x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? Y
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / ET-65B Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 3 / Y
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1222 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 8.85'
100mm = 11.96'
135mm = 16.00'
200mm = 23.13'
300mm = 34.08'
Year Introduced 2005
Review Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens
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