Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

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SpecificationsCanon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Lens
  Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Lens
Mounts On Full Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups 16/12
Angle of View: Diagonal 4°10'
Angle of View: Horizontal 3°30'
Angle of View: Vertical 2°20'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.0-32
Number of Aperture Blades 9
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 138.4 oz
Actual Weight 139.3 oz
Lens Hood Weight 9.9 oz
In-Use Weight 149.1 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 6.61 x 17.64”
Measured Size (DxL) 6.85 x 18.01”
Max Diameter at Tripod Ring 6.9”
Max Length at Full Extension 18.01”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom?
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 7.72 x 7.97”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 24.81 / 24.81”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus / 3.91”
Filter Size DI 52mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 225°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges Y /
14.76' (4.5m) - 52' (16m)
52' (16m) - ∞
14.76' (4.5m) - ∞
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 177.2”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 172.36”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.15x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.17-0.02x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.20-0.05x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? Y / N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch?
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-160 WII Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 / Y
Extender Compatible? Y
Case Included? / Type? Y / Lens Case 600B Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 23.62" x 15.75" Target:
600mm = 33.92'
840mm = 46.35' (w/ 1.4x)
11.81" x 7.87" Target:
1200mm = 33.86' (w/ 2.0x)
Year Introduced 2011
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