Canon EF 500mm F4.0L IS USM Specifications

 

Compatibility:
analog*/digital

Diagonal Angle of View:

Maximum Magnification:
1:8.3

Minimum Aperture:
F32

Number of Aperture Blades:
8

Iris Pattern:
 

Minimum Distance:
450cm

Filter Thread:
52mm via filter holder

Maximum Diameter:
146mm

Length:
387mm

Weight:
3870g

Focus Type:
Ring-USM, internal focus mechanism

Dual Pixel CMOS AF:
supported

E-TTL II Distance Information:
yes

Lens Hood:
ET-138

Produced:
1999 - 2011

Tests:
Fred Miranda Ratings

 

Additional Information:
The lens features a focus limiter (full, 4.5 - 10m, 10m - ∞), focus preset, AF stop functions as well as tripod detection. It comes with a tripod collar. The dedicated Canon Lens Case 500 is optionally available.

 

 

*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 F4.0-5.6 IS USM here).


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