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


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Specifications Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens
Focal Length Range 70-300mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? N
Lenses / Groups 19/14
Angle of View: Diagonal 34º - 8º 15'
Angle of View: Horizontal 29º - 6º 50'
Angle of View: Vertical 19º 30' - 4º 35'
 
Aperture  
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
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 1050g
Actual Weight 1060g
Lens Hood Weight 65g
In-Use Weight 1125g
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 89 x 143mm
Measured Size (DxL) 89.38 x 150.96mm
Max Length at Full Extension 201.91mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 53.5mm
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 103.8 x 83.06mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 229.13 / 282.57mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 43.1mm / 23.4mm
Filter Size 67mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
 
Focus  
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 1200mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 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
 
Features  
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 ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 70mm = 2461mm
100mm = 3422mm
135mm = 4598mm
200mm = 6740mm
300mm = 9811mm
 
History  
Year Introduced 2010
 
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