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

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

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

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

Optical design

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

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 2011

Optical design: 12 elements in 10 groups (1UD)

Features: Optical stabilisation
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Average price: $193

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
55mm - 250mmf/4.0 - f/5.6f/2271.158390/13,8108/4,3

Additional information:

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

  • Diagonal angle of view 27º 50' - 6º 15'
  • Horizontal angle of view 23º 20' - 5º 20'
  • Vertical angle of view 15º 40'- 3º 30'
  • Equivalent focal length 88-400 mm
  • Minimum aperture  22 - 35
  • Max. magnification ratio 0.31 (at 250 mm)
  • Max. magnification Extension tube  EF12 II  0.6 -0.05
  • Max. magnification  with Extension tube  EF25 II  0.47-0.11
  • Distance information is transmitted to the camera
  • Micro-motor AF drive
  • Incompatibility with Canon extenders
  • Diameter 70 mm
  • Hood ET-60
  • Soft case LP1019

The Canon EF-S 55-250 mm F4-5.6 IS IIis an all-purpose telephoto zoom lens, equipped with a 4-stop image stabilizer, for APS-C cameras only (incompatible with full-frame cameras).  It can be included in double lens kits for some cameras (550D,600D,60D).

The optical scheme of  the Canon EF-S 55-250 mm f/ 4-5.6 IS II includes 12 elements in 10 groups, including one UD element.  Super Spectra lens coating.

It is still unclear what distinguishes it from the predecessor.


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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 14.06.2011


Mechanical quality3.002
Optical quality4.502
Usability4.502
Pricing / Value5.002
Bokeh3.502
Overall lens rating
4.10

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