Canon EF 24–85mm lens

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EF 24–85mm f/3.5–4.5
Canon EF 24-85 f3.5-4.5 USM.jpg
Maker Canon
Technical data
Type Zoom
Focus drive Ultrasonic motor
Focal length 24-85mm
Crop factor 1.0
Aperture (max/min) f/3.5–f/32
Close focus distance .5m
Max. magnification 0.16
Diaphragm blades 6
Construction 15 elements in 12 groups
Short back focus No No
Lens-based stabilization No No
Macro capable No No
Application Standard Zoom
Max. length 69.5 mm
Diameter 73 mm
Weight 380 g
Filter diameter 67mm
Lens hood EW-73II
Introduction September 1996

The EF 24–85mm f/3.5–4.5 is an EF mount wide-to-normal zoom lens. It was introduced by Canon in 1996. The lens was originally sold with the Canon EOS IX, an APS film SLR,[1] although it was fully compatible with Canon's 35mm film SLRs. The lens was available in two colour schemes; silver when sold with the EOS IX, and black when sold separately.[2] The lens remained in production during Canon's shift to digital SLRs and was often included in press images of the Canon EOS D30.[3][4] As of June 2010 it is no longer listed on Canon's North American product page.[5]


  1. ^ Canon 24-85mm
  2. ^ Canon 24-85mm
  3. ^ DPReview: Canon EOS D30
  4. ^ Imaging Resource: Canon EOS D30
  5. ^ Canon USA: EOS (SLR) Camera Systems