Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM

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Lens Specifications
Name Canon EF 70-300mm ƒ/4-5.6L IS USM
Image Circle 35mm
Type Telephoto Zoom
Focal Length 70 - 300mm
APS Equivalent 112 - 480mm
Max Aperture ƒ/4 - 5.6
Min Aperture ƒ/32 - 45
Diaphragm Blades 8 (rounded)
Lens Construction 19 elements in 4 groups, including 2 UD elements
Diagonal Angle of View(Based on image circle) 34 to 8.3 degrees
Focus Details Ultra-sonic Motor (USM) with AF/MF switch
Front Element Rotation No
Zoom System Rotary
Closest Focus 1.2m / 3.9 ft.
Magnification Ratio 0.21x / 1:4.8 (at 300mm)
Filter Size 67mm
Dimensions(Length x Diameter) 143mm x 89mm / 5.6 in. x 3.5 in.
Weight 1050g / 37 oz
Notes Image Stabilization (4-stops). Included Accessories: Lens hood, soft case. Tripod mount optional.
Typical Online Price US$1,500 (Avail. late October 2010)