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Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS specs

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS
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Telephoto Zoom


Focal Length & Maximum Aperture
55-250mm f/4-5.6

Lens Construction
12 elements in 10 groups, including one UD-glass element

Diagonal Angle of View
27° 50'- 6° 15' (with APS-C image sensors)

Focus Adjustment
DC motor, gear-driven (front focusing design)

Closest Focusing Distance
3.6 ft./1.1m (maximum close-up magnification 0.31x)

Filter Size

Max. Diameter x Length, Weight
2.8 in. x 4.3 in./70 x 108mm (maximum lens length); 13.8 oz./390g

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Filed in: Canon Camera Lenses

Description: This telephoto zoom lens is designed with Canon's Optical Image Stabilizer technology while retaining compactness and lightness, in response to demands of photographers. This high zoom ratio lens is equivalent to a focal length of 88-400mm in the 35mm format (when used on Canon EOS cameras compatible with EF-S lenses), and the image stabilizer effect equivalent to a shutter speed about 4 stops faster than the same size lens without... read more

Created by MG7 on Jan 27, 2010


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