Specifications for the EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM lens

Article ID: ART174639 | Date published: 06/03/2019 | Date last updated: 06/03/2019


Specifications for the EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM lens


  EF500mm f/4L IS II USM
Focal Length/Aperture 500mm f/4.0
Lens Construction 12 groups, 16 elements
Minimum Aperture f/32
Angle of View Diagonal: 5°
Vertical: 2° 45'
Horizontal: 4°
Min. focusing Distance 3.7 m/12.14 ft.
Max. Magnification 0.15x
Field of View Approx. 159 x 238 mm/
6.26 x 9.37 inch (at 3.7 m/12.14 ft.)
Filter Any 52(WII)-series drop-in filter
Max. diameter and Length 146 x 383 mm/5.75 x 15.08 inch
Weight Approx. 3190 g/112.5 oz
Hood ET-138(WII)
Lens Cap E-163B
Case Lens case 500B
  • The lens length is measured from the mount surface to the front end of the lens. Add 26.5 mm when including the lens cap and dust cap.
  • The size and weight listed are for the lens only, except as indicated.
  • The Close-up Lenses 250D and 500D cannot be attached.
  • Aperture settings are specified on the camera.
  • All data listed is measured according to Canon standards.
  • Product specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.

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