Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS Lens
  Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS Lens
Year Introduced2007
Year Discontinued2011
Mounts OnAPS-C
Lenses / Groups12/10
Angle of View: Diagonal27°50' - 6°15'
Angle of View: Horizontal23°20' - 5°20'
Angle of View: Vertical15°40' - 3°30'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.0-22 / f/5.6-32
Aperture Max by Focal Length 55-73mm = f/4.0
74-95mm = f/4.5
96-153mm = f/5.0
154-250mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 13.8 oz  (390g)
Actual Weight 13.8 oz  (390g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.9 oz  (25g)
In-Use Weight 14.6 oz  (415g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.76 x 4.25”  (70 x 108mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 0 x 4.57”  (0 x 116.2mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 6.95”  (176.6mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.65”  (41.8mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.72”  (18.4mm)
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.37 x 2.17”  (85.6 x 55.2mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 6.65 - 9.03”  (169 - 229.3mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.81” / 2.41”  (20.6mm / 61.3mm)
Filter Size 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates Y
AF Motor Type Micro Motor
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Ring Rotation 81°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 43.31”  (1100mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 39.76” / 41.85”  (1010mm / 1063mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.29x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.6-0.05x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.47-0.11x
Zoom Ring Rotation 77°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / ET-60 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 3 /
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1019 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
55mm = 10.58'
70mm = 13.02'
100mm = 18.42'
135mm = 24.54'
200mm = 37.01'
250mm = 43.71'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
55mm = 3224mm
70mm = 3969mm
100mm = 5613mm
135mm = 7479mm
200mm = 11280mm
250mm = 13323mm
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