Specifications for the EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM lens

Article ID: ART174693 | Date published: 06/07/2019 | Date last updated: 06/07/2019


Specifications for the EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM lens


  EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM​
Focal Length/Aperture 800mm f/5.6
Lens Construction 14 groups, 18 elements
Minimum Aperture f/32
Angle of View Diagonal: 3° 5'
Vertical: 1° 40'
Horizontal: 2° 35'
Min. focusing Distance 6 m/19.7 ft.
Max. Magnification 0.14x
Field of View Approx. 171 x 256 mm/
6.7 x 10.1 inch (at 6m)
Filter Drop-in 52-series
Max. diameter and Length 163 x 461 mm/6.4 x 18.1 inch
Weight 4500 g/158.7 oz.
Hood ET-155
Lens Cap E-180D
Case Lens case 800
  • 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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