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 390g
Actual Weight 390g
Lens Hood Weight 25g
In-Use Weight 415g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 70 x 108mm
Measured Size (DxL)
Max Length at Full Extension 176.6mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 41.8mm
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 18.4mm
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 85.6 x 55.2mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 169 / 229.3mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 61.3mm / 20.6mm
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 1100mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 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 ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
55mm = 3224mm
70mm = 3969mm
100mm = 5613mm
135mm = 7479mm
200mm = 11280mm
250mm = 13323mm
Year Introduced 2007
Year Discontinued 2011
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