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

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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
Mounts On APS-C
Lenses / Groups 17/12
Angle of View: Diagonal 84º 30' - 18º 25'
Angle of View: Horizontal 74º 10' - 15º 25'
Angle of View: Vertical 53º 30'- 10º 25'
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
Manufacturer Specification Weight 575g
Actual Weight 570g
Lens Hood Weight 30g
In-Use Weight 600g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 81.6 x 87.5mm
Measured Size (DxL) 82 x 97.2mm
Max Length at Full Extension 136.9mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 40.6mm
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 98.8 x 49.3mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 141.97 / 181.63mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 42.5mm / 7.6mm
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
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 350mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 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
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 ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
15mm = 880mm
24mm = 1416mm
35mm = 1977mm
50mm = 2772mm
70mm = 3764mm
85mm = 4374mm
Year Introduced 2009
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