Canon EF 100–300mm lens

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Canon 100-300 mm

The EF 100–300mm refers to three telephoto zoom lenses produced by Canon. They are of the EF lens mount that is compatible with the EOS line of cameras.

The three versions are:

  • f/5.6
  • f/5.6L
  • f/4.5–5.6 USM

Lenses[edit]

Attribute f/5.6 [1] f/5.6L[2] f/4.5–5.6 USM[3]
Image stabilizer No No
Ring USM No No Yes Yes
L-series No No Yes Yes No No
Diffractive Optics No No
Ultra-low dispersion glass element No No Yes Yes No No
Synthetic Fluorite glass element No No Yes Yes No No
Macro Yes Yes
Short back focus No No
Maximum aperture f/5.6 f/4.5–5.6
Minimum aperture f/32 f/40
Weight 685 g 695 g 540 g
Max. Diameter x Length 75 mm x 166.8 mm 75 mm x 166.6 mm 73 mm x 121.5 mm
Filter diameter 58 mm
Horizontal viewing angle 20°–6°50'
Vertical viewing angle 14°–4°35'
Diagonal viewing angle; 24°–8°15'
Groups/elements 9/15 10/15 10/13
# of diaphragm blades 8
Closest focusing distance 2 m 1.5 m
Currently in production? No No
Release date March 1987 June 1987 June 1990

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canon Inc. "EF100-300mm f/5.6". Canon Camera Museum. Retrieved 2016-05-18. 
  2. ^ Canon Inc. "EF100-300mm f/5.6L". Canon Camera Museum. Retrieved 2016-05-18. 
  3. ^ Canon Inc. "EF100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM". Canon Camera Museum. Retrieved 2016-05-18. 

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