Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens
  Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens
Year Introduced2010
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups19/14
Angle of View: Diagonal34º - 8º 15'
Angle of View: Horizontal29º - 6º 50'
Angle of View: Vertical19º 30' - 4º 35'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4-32 / f/5.6-45
Aperture Max by Focal Length 70-103mm = f/4.0
104-154mm = f/4.5
155-228mm = f/5.0
229-300mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 37.1 oz  (1050g)
Actual Weight 37.4 oz  (1060g)
Lens Hood Weight 2.3 oz  (65g)
In-Use Weight 39.7 oz  (1125g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.5 x 5.63”  (89 x 143mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.52 x 5.94”  (89 x 151mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 7.95”  (201.9mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 2.11”  (53.5mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.09 x 3.27”  (103.8 x 83.1mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 9.02 - 11.12”  (229.1 - 282.6mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.92” / 1.7”  (23.4mm / 43.1mm)
Filter Size 67mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 150°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 47.24”  (1200mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 40.91” / 43.82”  (1039mm / 1113mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.21x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.29-0.04x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.38-0.09x
Zoom Ring Rotation 92°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? O / Y
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? Y
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ET-73B Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 / Y
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? Y / LP1424 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 7.94'
100mm = 11.22'
135mm = 15.08'
200mm = 22.11'
300mm = 32.18'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 2461mm
100mm = 3422mm
135mm = 4598mm
200mm = 6740mm
300mm = 9811mm
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