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RF16mm F2.8 STM

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Date 11.29.21
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Focal Length 16mm
Maximum and Minimum Aperture F2.8 F22
Lens Mount Type RF Mount; Metal Mount
Compatible Cameras Canon EOS R-series, including full-frame
Minimum Focusing Distance 5.1 in. / 0.43 ft. / 0.13m
Maximum Magnification 0.26x
Field of View, at Minimum Focus Distance Approx. 5.3 x 3.5 in. (134 x 90mm)
Angle of View (Diagonal) Approx. 108°10"
Lens Construction 9 elements in 7 groups
Special Elements (One) Aspherical element
Lens Coating Canon SSC (Super Spectra Coating)
Filter Size Diameter ø43mm
Aperture Blades 7; circular shape
Image Stabilization None (with EOS R5 in-body stabilization 5.5 stops correction)
Focusing Drive System Canon STM (Stepping motor; gear-type)
Full-time Manual Focusing Yes
(after One-Shot AF; after Servo AF with compatible EOS R-series cameras)
Dual Pixel CMOS AF Coverage (Horizontal x Vertical)
  • EOS R/RP Approx. 88% x 100%
  • EOS R5/R6 Approx. 90% x 100%
  • Face Detect + Tracking Approx. 100% x 100%
Control Ring Dual-function Manual focus ring / Control Ring (selected with switch on lens)
  • No clicks when set to Control Ring function
Manual Focus Ring Electronic ring system
  • Full-time Manual focus possible
  • No physical limit to ring rotational angle
AF/MF Switch None - focus mode selected in camera menu
MF/Control Ring Switch Provided on lens barrel
Distance Scale Yes
(after One-Shot AF; after Servo AF with compatible EOS R-series cameras)
Distance Limiter Switch None
  • Distance scale available in EVF or Live View LCD screen of compatible EOS R-series cameras
Dust / Weather Resistant Construction None
Maximum Outer Diameter x Length Approx. 1.6 in. x 2.7 in. (40.1 x ø69.2mm)
Weight Approx. 5.8 oz. / 0.4 lb. / 165g
Lens hood Canon EW-65C
  • Bayonet-mount, petal-shaped hood
  • Optional accessory, sold separately
Lens Cap (Front) Canon E-45 (center pinch-type) (Bundled)
(Rear) Canon Dust Cap RF
Dust Cap Canon Lens Dust Cap RF (Bundled)
Lens Case Canon Lens Case LP1014
  • Optional accessory, sold separately
Extension Tubes None (No Canon RF mount extension tubes)
Close-up Lenses 250D / 500D None (no ø43mm size available)
Canon RF Extender 1.4x/2x Not compatible
Canon Gelatin Filter Holder III/IV Not compatible


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