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

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

Lens Summary

Brand: Canon

Also Known As: Canon 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS

Lens Type: Zoom Lens

Format: APS-C / DX

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Canon EF-S

Release Date: 2007-01-01

MSRP Price: $179

Made in: Japan

Infrared Rating: Good

Production Status: Discontinued

Lens 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 Image Stabilizer. In other words, if the slowest shutter speed you could formerly hold a 250mm lens steadily was 1/250th of a second, with Canon\'s 4-stop stabilization correction, you could hand-hold at shutter speeds as slow as 1/15th of a second. It also uses a UD-glass lens element to correct chromatic aberration for excellent image quality throughout the zoom range. This new EF-S telephoto lens with great features delivers excellent performance at an affordable price for all photographers.


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

Lens Specifications
Lens TypeZoom Lens
Focal Length55-250mm
Mount TypeCanon EF-S
FormatAPS-C / DX
Compatible Format(s)Canon (APS-C)
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Zoom Ratio4.54x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:3.22
Image Stabilizer (Image Stabilization)Yes
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/4.0-5.6
Minimum Aperturef/22-32
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)27° 50'- 6° 15'
Optical Information
Lens Elements12
Lens Groups10
Diaphragm Blades7
SWC (SubWavelength Structure Coating)No
Super Spectra CoatingYes
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorYes
UltraSonic Motor (USM)No
Internal FocusingYes
Minimum Focus Distance1.10m
Distance InformationYes
Filter Information
Filter Size58mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions70x108mm
Weight390g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack

Lens Construction

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

MTF Chart

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

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