Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8L USM Specifications


Side view of the Canon EF 24-70mm F2.8L USM

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Compatibility: analog/digital

Diagonal Angle of View: 74° - 29°

Maximum Magnification: 1:3.4

Minimum Aperture: F22

Number of Aperture Blades: 8

Iris Pattern: rounded

Minimum Distance: 38cm

Filter Thread: 77mm

Maximum Diameter: 83mm

Length: 124mm

Weight: 950g

Focus Type: Ring-USM, internal focus mechanism, parfocal

Full Focus Throw: 130°

Dual Pixel CMOS AF: supported

Zoom Type: rotary

E-TTL II Distance Information: yes

IR Capability: reported by Lens Play and IR Forum

Lens Hood: EW-83F (bayonet mounted, flower shaped)

Produced: 2002

Tests: PhotoZone tested on EOS 350D and on EOS 5D MKII; DxO Labs; SLRgear; LensTests; Popular Photography;
Castleman: EF 2.8/24-70 vs. 2.8/28-70mm

Popular Photography Measurements: 24.95-68.40mm F2.85-2.94 at 1:8.8-1:3.5

Nickname: "Breadwinner Mark II"/"Red Brick"

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