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The Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS zoom lens can be used only with select Canon
EOS digital SLR cameras that are compatible with EF-S lenses, including the Digital Rebel series.
(See list of compatible cameras below.)
Standard Zoom Design: This
standard zoom lens' focal range gives you versatile wide-angle and telephoto
shooting options. It features a wide focal length range equivalent to 29-320mm
in the 35mm format.
Lens Lock: The zoom ring can be fixed to keep the lens at the shortest
point. This keeps the lens from extending when you to carry the camera on a
Optical Image Stabilizer: The lens features an Optical Image
Stabilizer for up to 4-stops of effective correction even at full zoom. Since
the Optical Image Stabilizer system is in the lens, not in the camera, you can
see the stabilized, steadier images through the viewfinder. The Stabilizer
switch is located on the barrel of the lens.
Auto/Manual Focus Modes: To
shoot in Auto Focus mode, you must set the focus mode switch on the lens to "AF."
The Auto Focus adjustment is gear-driven by a DC monitor. To manually focus the camera, you must set the switch to "MF," and focus by
turning the focusing ring. The AF/MF switch is located on the barrel of the
Optional Accessories (available
from Canon): You can attach optional filters (72 mm) to the filter mounting
thread on the front of the lens. You can also use the optional EF 12 II and EF
25 II extension tubes. The following accessories are also available:
- Lens Hood: The EW-78D hood
can keep unwanted light out of the lens and also protects the front of the
lens from rain, snow, and dust.
- Close-up Lens: With the optional 500D (72mm) close-up lens, you
can take close-up pictures at a magnification of 0.39x to 0.04x.
- Filters: You can add the optional 72mm UV protector filter or the
72mm Circular Polarizer filter to this lens. In addition, with the use of an
optional gelatin filter holder, you can add various gelatin filters for
creating special effects.
Compatible Cameras: The lens is compatible with the following
- EOS 50D
- EOS 40D
- EOS 30D
- EOS 20D
- EOS 20Da
- EOS Digital Rebel XS/1000D
- EOS Digital Rebel XSi/450D
- EOS Digital Rebel XTi/400D Digital
- EOS Digital Rebel XT/350D Digital
- EOS Digital Rebel/300D Digital
- Focal Length/Aperture: 18-200 mm f/3.5-5.6
- Lens Construction: 16
elements in 12 groups
- Minimum Aperture:
- f/22-36 (applies to 1/3-stop increments)
- f/22-38 (applies to 1/2-stop increments)
- Angle of View:
- Diagonal: 74º 20' -
- Vertical: 45º 30' - 4º
- Horizontal: 64º 30' -
- Minimum Focusing Distance:
- Magnification: 0.24x (at 200
- Field of View:
approximately 291 x 452 mm - 62 x 93 mm / 11.5" x 17.8"- 2.4" x 3.7"
- Filter Diameter: 72
- Dimensions: Diameter: 3.077", Length=4.4" - 6.79" (w/o caps),
4.854" - 7.25" (w/caps)
- Weight: 595 g/21.0 oz.