Canon EF 500mm F4.0L IS II USM Specifications

 

Compatibility:
analog*/digital

Diagonal Angle of View:

Maximum Magnification:
1:6.7

Minimum Aperture:
F32

Number of Aperture Blades:
9

Iris Pattern:
 

Minimum Distance:
370cm

Filter Thread:
52mm via filter holder

Maximum Diameter:
146mm

Length:
383mm

Weight:
3190g

Focus Type:
Ring-USM, IF, Power Focus

Dual Pixel CMOS AF:
supported

E-TTL II Distance Information:
yes

Lens Hood:
ET-138 (WII)

Produced:
2012

Tests:
DxO Labs; SLRgear

 

Additional Information:
The lens features a focus limiter, focus preset, AF stop functions as well as tripod detection. It comes with tripod collar. The dedicated Canon Lens Case 500B is optionally available.
The firmware of lenses with SN 880xxxxxxx through 910xxxxxxx can be updated to v1.1.1 (factory service) to enhance the responsiveness for more precise focus adjustment, especially in AI servo mode.

 

 

*There seem to be some minor incompatibilities and dysfunctionalities when using IS lenses with their IS activated with older analog EOS camera models. See EOS Documentation Project for details (slightly different for the 75-300mm 4.0-5.6 IS USM here).


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