Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM

Fixed Focal Length

EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM

Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM

Canon's most powerful supertelephoto lens

This lens is an EF 1200mm 5.6L USM.


  • Lens construction: 13 elements in 10 groups
  • (protective glass and drop-in filter included)
  • Diagonal angle of view: 2°-5°
  • Focus adjustment: Inner focusing system with USM
  • Closest focusing distance: 14m / 46ft
  • Filter size: 48mm rear drop in

Detailed Features

The world’s largest interchangeable SLR AF lens, in terms of both focal length and maximum aperture. Two large fluorite elements eliminate secondary spectrum, resulting in extremely sharp, high-quality images. With Extender EF 1.4x or 2x. a whopping focal length of 1700mm f/8 or 2400mm f/11 can be obtained respectively.

Product Specification

Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl) 1°45', 1°10', 2°05'
Lens construction (elements/groups) 13/10
No. of diaphragm blades 8
Minimum aperture 32
Closest focusing distance (m) 14
Maximum magnification (x) 0.09
AF actuator USM
Filter diameter (mm) 48 Drop-in
Max. diameter x length (mm) 228 x 836
Weight (g) 16,500
Magnification - Extension Tube EF12 II 0.12 - 0.01
Magnification - Extension Tube EF25 II 0.13 - 0.02
Lens hood Built-in
Hard case Exclusive
Soft case -
G.F.Holder III (hood III*) NC
G.F.Holder IV (hood IV*) NC
  • *Maximum number of Hood III/IV attachable. In case of zoom lenses, the maximum number applies to the
  • short focal lenght