Canon EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM

Canon EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM

Lens Summary

Brand: Canon

Also Known As: Canon 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: Full Frame / FX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Canon EF

Release Date: 1990-06-01

MSRP Price: $195

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Poor

Production Status: Discontinued

Lens Description: Highly practical and portable telephoto zoom lens. The five zoom groups make the length only 4.8 in. (121.5mm). With rear focusing, the lens does not change length or rotate during focusing. Any filter effects therefore remain intact. It also makes autofocusing quick and quiet.

Canon EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length100-300mm
Mount TypeCanon EF
FormatFull Frame / FX
Compatible Format(s)35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor Canon (APS-C)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio3x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:1
Image Stabilizer (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximim Aperturef/4.5-5.6
Minimum Aperturef/32-38
Maximum Angle of View (Full frame or larger format)24 °- 8°15'
Optical Information
Lens Elements13
Lens Groups10
Diaphragm Blades8
Focus Information
Built-in Focus MotorYes
UltraSonic Motor (USM)Yes
Rear FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance1.50m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size58mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Dimensions73mm x 121.5mm
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction


MTF Chart

Canon EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM MTF charts 100mm Canon EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM MTF charts 300mm


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