Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM

Brand & mount

  • Autofocus lens, USM
  • Brand: Canon
  • Mount type: Full frame
  • Type: prime


Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM is a autofocus prime lens with ultra-sonic motor for SLR cameras.

The optical scheme comprises 13 elements in 10 groups. Thanks to the 8-bladed aperture, the subjects located outside the depth of field are shown with very smooth features. Equipped with a silent ultrasonic motor providing fast and quiet autofocusing.

This lens has a size of 836 mm. The lens of this size it is difficult to carry. This lens weighs 16500 grams, given the weight of the camera, it may deliver long wearing problems. Minimum focusing distance 14 m is only for shooting distant objects. Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM went on sale in 1993.

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