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

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SpecificationsCanon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS Lens
  Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS Lens
Mounts On APS-C
Lenses / Groups 12/10
Angle of View: Diagonal 27°50' - 6°15'
Angle of View: Horizontal 23°20' - 5°20'
Angle of View: Vertical 15°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
Actual Weight 13.8 oz
Lens Hood Weight 0.9 oz
In-Use Weight 14.6 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.76 x 4.25”
Measured Size (DxL)
Max Length at Full Extension 6.95”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.65”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 0.72”
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.37 x 2.17”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 6.65 / 9.03”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 2.41” / 0.81”
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 43.3”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 39.76” / 41.85”
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'
Year Introduced 2007
Year Discontinued 2011
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