Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens
  Canon EF-S 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens
Year Introduced2009
Mounts OnAPS-C
Lenses / Groups17/12
Angle of View: Diagonal84º 30' - 18º 25'
Angle of View: Horizontal74º 10' - 15º 25'
Angle of View: Vertical53º 30'- 10º 25'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/3.5-22 / f/5.6-38
Aperture Max by Focal Length 15-17mm = f/3.5
18-26mm = f/4.0
27-37mm = f/4.5
38-60mm = f/5.0
61-85mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Rounded Aperture? Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 20.3 oz  (575g)
Actual Weight 20.1 oz  (570g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.1 oz  (30g)
Tripod Ring Weight
In-Use Weight 21.2 oz  (600g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.21 x 3.44”  (81.6 x 87.5mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.23 x 3.83”  (82 x 97.2mm)
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring
Max Length at Full Extension 5.39”  (136.9mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y /
Zoom Extension Length 1.6”  (40.6mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Focus Extension Length
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.89 x 1.94”  (98.8 x 49.3mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 5.59 - 7.15”  (142 - 181.6mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.3” / 1.67”  (7.6mm / 42.5mm)
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 106°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 13.78”  (350mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 12.95” / 12.4”  (329mm / 315mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.21x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.44-0.15x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube
Magnification Range with 500D Closeup Lens 0.28-0.03x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 62°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N /
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / EW-78E Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 3 / Y
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1116 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
15mm = 2.89'
24mm = 4.65'
35mm = 6.49'
50mm = 9.09'
70mm = 12.35'
85mm = 14.35'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
15mm = 880mm
24mm = 1416mm
35mm = 1977mm
50mm = 2772mm
70mm = 3764mm
85mm = 4374mm
 
History  
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