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Canon EF-S 55-250mm F/4-5.6 IS STM Lens

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Lens Description

The Canon EF-S 55-250mm F/4-5.6 IS STM is a short telephoto to super telephoto zoom designed for cameras with a APS-C (1.6X) sensor. This variable-aperture zoom covers a 55mm to 250mm focal-range. It provides the same field of view as a 88-400mm lens on a Full-Frame camera. An optical Image Stabilization System built into this lens compensates for of up to 4-stopsMeasured according the the CIPA Standard. of camera shake.

This zoom can focus down to 85cm from the imaging plane. The lens offers a Quick-Shift AF system which lets the user simply rotate the focus-ring to focus manually. A built-in focus motor is used to set the focus-distance. It allowed Canon to optimize the motor precisely for this lens in order to maximize performance.

This lens is only available for Canon EF. Follow this link for all current compatible digital cameras: Canon EF mount cameras with APS-C (1.6X) sensors.

Canon EF-S 55-250mm F/4-5.6 IS STM

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

Brand Canon Model EF-S 55-250mm F/4-5.6 IS STM
Mount Canon EF Max FLM 1.6X
Focal Range 55 - 250mm View Angle 27 - 6.1°
Max ApertureF/4 - 5.6Min ApertureF/22
Min Focus85cmMagnificationUnknown
Filter Size58mm Aperture Blades7
Size (D x L)70 x 111mm Weight375g
TiltN / A ShiftN / A
Stabilization 4-Stops ProtectionNone
Zoom Drive Mechanic Focus Drive AF with Quick-Shift
Zoom Mechanism External Focus Mechanism Internal
Hood Bayonet Focus Motor Internal
Perspective RectilinearIntroduced2013-08-23

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Canon 55-250mm F/4-5.6 Facts


Image Stabilized LensImage Stabilized LensZoom LensZoom LensRectilinear are normal lenses that show straight lines as straight lines.Rectilinear are normal lenses that show straight lines as straight lines.Thread size in milimeters for screw-on filters.Thread size in milimeters for screw-on filters.58Quick-Shift Autofocus, also called Direct Manual-Focus (DMF).Quick-Shift Autofocus, also called Direct Manual-Focus (DMF).
55-250mm Focal-Range F/4-5.6 Max Aperture
58mm Filter Thread AF with Quick-Shift
Canon EF Mount 1.6 Max Crop-Factor
375g Lens Weight 70 x 111mm (D x L)
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