Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 Specifications


More pictures of the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8

Photo © 2012 by Waldemar Belter



Compatibility: analog/digital

Diagonal Angle of View: 46°

Maximum Magnification: 1:6.7

Minimum Aperture: f/22

Number of Aperture Blades: 5

Iris Pattern: polygonal

Minimum Distance: 45cm

Filter Thread: 52mm

Maximum Diameter: 67.4mm

Length: 42.5mm

Weight: 190g

Focus Type: AFD, straight helicoid focus mechanism

Full Focus Throw: <180°

Dual Pixel CMOS AF: supported

E-TTL II Distance Information: no

IR Capability: reported by Lens Play and IR Forum

Lens Hood: ES-65 /II /III (ES-65 II doesn't feature flocking)

Produced: 1987 - 1990

Tests: SLRgear; Modern Photography 01/1989

Modern Photography Measurements: 51.09mm f/1.89, 0.46% barrel distortion, 0.7 stops light falloff, optimum performance at F8 - F11 (both 63-56lp/mm), 45-40lp/mm wide open, 50-45lp/mm by F2.8, 56-50lp/mm by F4 and F5.6

Nickname: "Grandad"

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