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

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SpecificationsCanon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens
  Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens
Mounts On APS-C
Lenses / Groups 15/12
Angle of View: Diagonal 27° 50' - 6° 15'
Angle of View: Horizontal 23º 20' - 5º 20'
Angle of View: Vertical 15º 40'- 3º 30'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.0-22 / f/5.6-32
Aperture Max by Focal Length 55-63mm = f/4.0
64-99mm = f/4.5
100-154mm = f/5.0
155-250mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 13.2 oz
Actual Weight 13.2 oz
Lens Hood Weight 1.1 oz
In-Use Weight 14.3 oz
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.76 x 4.38”
Measured Size (DxL) 2.79 x 4.78”
Max Length at Full Extension 6.94”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 2.16”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.47 x 2.35”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 6.97 / 9.16”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 2.99” / 0.57”
Filter Size 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type STM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 255°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 33.5”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 30.79” / 32.91”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.31x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.38-0.05x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.48-0.11x
Magnification Range with 250D Closeup Lens 0.23-1.04x
Magnification Range with 500D Closeup Lens 0.11-0.66x
Zoom Ring Rotation 75°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / ET-63 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 3.5 / N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1019 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
55mm = 10.07'
70mm = 12.43'
100mm = 17.95'
135mm = 24.51'
200mm = 35.87'
250mm = 42.88'
Year Introduced 2013
Review Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens
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