Canon EF 1200mm F5.6L USM Specifications

 

Nickname:
"The Cannon"

Compatibility:
analog/digital

Diagonal Angle of View:
2.05°

Maximum Magnification:
1:11.1

Minimum Aperture:
F32

Number of Aperture Blades:
8

Iris Pattern:
 

Minimum Distance:
1400cm

Filter Thread:
48mm via filter holder

Maximum Diameter:
228mm

Length:
836mm

Weight:
16500g

Focus Type:
Ring-USM, Electronic-Manual (electronically accellerated manual focus, 3 steps of speed), rear focus

Dual Pixel CMOS AF:
not supported (camera will switch to Contrast AF)

E-TTL II Distance Information:
yes

Lens Hood:
built-in

Produced:
1993 - 2005

Tests:
The Digital Picture

 

Additional Information:
The lens design is based on the FD 5.6/1200L. It was strictly built on request only with lead times of 18 months. Reportedly approx. 2 samples per year were ordered. The lens features a focus limiter (full, 14 - 30m, 30m - ∞), focus preset, a tripod collar and a big carrying grip on top. A dedicated alloy case was available.


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