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


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Specifications Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens
Focal Length Range 70-300mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 15/10
Angle of View: Diagonal 34° - 8° 15'
Angle of View: Horizontal 29° - 6°50'
Angle of View: Vertical 19°30' - 4°35'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/4.0-32 / f/5.6-45
Aperture Max by Focal Length 70-84mm = f/4.0
85-134mm = f/4.5
135-224mm = f/5.0
225-300mm = f/5.6
Number of Aperture Blades 8
Rounded Aperture? Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 630g
Actual Weight 630g
Lens Hood Weight 55g
In-Use Weight 685g
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 76.5 x 142.8mm
Measured Size (DxL) 83.6 x 149.66mm
Max Length at Full Extension 220.1mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 52.6mm
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? N / Y
Focus Extension Length 16.2mm
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 96.7 x 72mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 217.7 / 286.9mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 46.3mm / 27mm
Filter Size 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates Y
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type Micro USM
Full Time Manual Focus N
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type N
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 1500mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 1369mm / 1429mm
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.25x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.22-0.32x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.4-0.39x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? Y
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / ET-65B Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 3 / Y
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1222 Buy ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 2697mm
100mm = 3644mm
135mm = 4879mm
200mm = 7051mm
300mm = 10389mm
 
History  
Year Introduced 2005
 
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