Canon FD Lens Info

This is an attempt to compile specifications for all the major Canon FD lenses ever manufactured. Please send any corrections or additions.

Lens NameGrp -ElAngle of ViewDiaphMin. AperMin. Focus (m.)Diameter X LengthWeight (g.)Filter SizeHoodNotes
Fish-Eye 7.5mm f/5.68-11180°Man.2272x67.8380Note 1
Fish-Eye 7.5mm f/5.6 S.S.C.8-11180°Man.2272x62380Note 1
New Fish-Eye 7.5mm f/5.68-11180°Man.2272x62365Note 1
Fish-Eye FD 15mm f/2.8 S.S.C.9-10180°Auto160.376x60.5485Notes 2,3
New Fish-Eye FD 15mm f/2.89-10180°Auto220.276x60.5460Notes 2,3
New FD 14mm f/2.8L10-14114°Auto220.2574x83.5500Notes 3,4
FD 17mm f/49-11104°Auto220.2575x5649072
FD 17mm f/4 S.S.C.9-11104°Auto220.2575x5645072
New FD 17mm f/49-11104°Auto220.2576.5x5636072BW-72
FD 20mm f/2.8 S.S.C.9-1094°Auto220.2575x5834572
New FD 20mm f/2.89-1094°Auto220.2576.5x5830572BW-72
FD 24mm f/1.4 S.S.C. ASPHERICAL8-1084°Auto160.375x6850072
New FD 24mm f/1.4L8-1084°Auto160.376.5x6843072BW-72
New FD 24mm f/29-1184°Auto220.363x50.628552BW-52C
FD 24mm f/2.88-983°Auto160.366x52.541055BW-55B
FD 24mm f/2.8 S.S.C.8-984°Auto160.366x52.533055BW-55B
New FD 24mm f/2.89-1084°Auto220.363x4324052BW-52C
FD 28mm f/2 S.S.C.8-975°Auto220.366x6134355BW-55B
New FD 28mm f/29-1075°Auto220.363x47.226552BW-52B
FD 28mm f/2.8 S.S.C.7-775°Auto220.364.6x4928055BW-55B
New FD 28mm f/2.87-775°Auto220.363x4017052BW-52B
FD 28mm f/3.56-675°Auto160.4?x49.032555BW-55B
FD 28mm f/3.5 S.C.6-675°Auto160.464x4429055BW-55B
FD 35mm f/28-962°Auto160.364x6042055BW-55ANote 5
FD 35mm f/2 S.S.C.8-963°Auto220.365.3x6034555BW-55ANote 5
New FD 35mm f/28-1063°Auto220.363x4624552BW-52ANote 5
TS 35mm f/2.88-1062.6°Man.220.3?x7258Note 6
TS 35mm f/2.8 S.S.C.8-963°Man.220.367x74.555058BW-58BNote 6
New FD 35mm f/2.85-663°Auto220.3563x4016552BW-52A
FD 35mm f/3.56-664°Auto160.464x49.032555BW-55A
FD 35mm f/3.5 S.S.C.63°Auto220.464.3x49.023655BW-55ANote 5
New FD 50mm f/1.26-746°Auto160.565.3x45.631552BS-52
New FD 50mm f/1.2L6-846°Auto160.565.3x50.538052BS-52
FD 50mm f/1.46-745°Auto160.4566x4937055BS-55Note 5
FD 50mm f/1.4 S.S.C.6-745°Auto160.4565.3x4930555BS-55Note 5
New FD 50mm f/1.46-746°Auto220.4563x4123552BS-52
FD 50mm f/1.84-646°Auto160.665x44.530555BS-55Note 5
FD 50mm f/1.8 S.C.4-646°Auto160.663x38.520055BS-55Note 5
New FD 50mm f/1.84-646°Auto220.663x3517052BS-52
AC 50mm f/1.84-646°Auto0.6?x7421052Note 7
New FD 50mm f/24-646°Auto160.663x3517052BS-52
FD 50mm f/3.5 S.S.C. Macro4-646°Auto220.20565.8x59.531055
New FD 50mm f/3.5 Macro4-646°Auto320.23263x5723552BW-52A
FD 55mm f/1.25-743°Auto160.675.8x52.556558BS-58
FD 55mm f/1.2 S.S.C.5-743°Auto160.675.8x52.551058BS-58
FD 55mm f/1.2AL6-844°Auto160.675.8x5560558BS-58
FD 55mm f/1.2 S.S.C. AL6-844°Auto160.675.8x5560558BS-58
FD 55mm f/1.2 S.S.C. ASPHERICAL6-843°Auto160.675.8x5557558BS-58
FD 85mm f/1.2 S.S.C. ASPHERICAL6-828° 30'Auto16181x7175672
New FD 85mm f/1.2L6-828° 30'Auto160.980.8x7168072BT-72
FD 85mm f/1.84-629°Auto161
FD 85mm f/1.8 S.S.C.4-628° 30'Auto160.967x5742555BT-55
New FD 85mm f/1.84-628° 30'Auto220.8563x53.534552BT-52
Soft-focus FD 85mm f/2.84-628° 30'Auto220.870x69.637558BT-58
New FD 100mm f/24-624°Auto32163x7044552BT-52
FD 100mm f/2.85-524°Auto22167x57.043055BT-55
FD 100mm f/2.8 S.S.C.5-524°Auto22167x57.036055BT-55
New FD 100mm f/2.85-524°Auto32163x53.427052BT-52
FD 100mm f/4 S.C. Macro3-524°Auto320.467x11253055
New FD 100mm f/4 Macro3-524°Auto320.4570.3x9545552BT-52
New FD 135mm f/25-618°Auto321.378x90.466072Note 3
FD 135mm f/2.55-618°Auto221.569x9167058Note 3
FD 135mm f/2.5 S.C.5-618°Auto221.569x9163058Note 3
New FD 135mm f/2.85-618°Auto321.363x7839552Note 3
FD 135mm f/3.53-418°Auto221.566x83.048055BT-55
FD 135mm f/3.5 S.C.3-418°Auto221.566x83.046555BT-55
FD 135mm f/3.5 S.C.4-418°Auto221.566x8538555BT-55
New FD 135mm f/3.54-418°Auto321.363x8532552Note 3
New FD 200mm f/1.8L9-1112°Auto222.5130x2082800ET-123Notes 4,10
FD 200mm f/2.8 S.S.C.5-512°Auto221.878x140.570072Note 3
New FD 200mm f/2.85-512°Auto321.878x140.570072Note 3
New FD 200mm f/2.86-712°Auto321.581.2x134.273572Note 3
FD 200mm f/45-612°Auto222.567x13372555Note 3
FD 200mm f/4 S.S.C.5-612°Auto222.567x13367555Note 3
New FD 200mm f/46-712°Auto321.563x121.544052Note 3
New FD 200mm f/4 Macro6-912°Auto320.5868.8x182.483058Notes 3,9
FD 300mm f/2.8 S.S.C. FLUORITE5-68° 15'Auto223.5112x230190034Notes 3,8,9
New FD 300mm f/2.8L7-98° 15'Auto323127x245231048Notes 3,8,10
New 300mm f/46-68° 15'Auto32385x20494534Notes 3,8,9
FD 300mm f/4 S.S.C.6-68° 15'Auto22385x20496534Notes 3,8,9
FD 300mm f/4L7-78° 15'Auto32385x208123534Notes 3,8,9
New 300mm f/4L7-78° 15'Auto32385x207106034Notes 3,8,9
FD 300mm f/5.65-68° 15'Auto22470x173115558Notes 3,9
FD 300mm f/5.6 S.C.5-68° 15'Auto22470x173112558Notes 3,9
FD 300mm f/5.6 S.S.C.5-68° 15'Auto22364.5x198.368555Note 3
New FD 300mm f/5.65-68° 15'Auto32365x198.563558Note 3
New FD 400mm f/2.8L8-106° 10'Auto324166x348539548Notes 3,8,10
FD 400mm f/4.5 S.S.C.5-66° 10'Auto22494x282130034Notes 3,8,9
New FD 400mm f/4.55-66° 10'Auto324102x287.5127034Notes 3,8,9
FD 500mm f/4.5L6-7Auto324127x395295048Notes 3,8,10
New FD 500mm f/4.5L6-7Auto325128x395261048Notes 3,8,10
Reflex 500mm f/8 S.S.C.3-6Fixed490x14674034Notes 3,8,10
New Reflex 500mm f/83-6Fixed490x14670534Notes 3,8,10
FD 600mm f/4.5 S.S.C.5-64° 10'Auto228149x455430048Notes 3,8,10
New FD 600mm f/4.55-64° 10'Auto328155x462375048Notes 3,8,10
FD 800mm f/5.6 S.S.C.5-63° 6'Auto2214149x567430048Notes 3,8,10
FD 800mm f/5.6L6-73° 6'Auto3214149x577460048Notes 3,8,10
New FD 800mm f/5.6L6-73° 6'Auto3214154x577423048Notes 3,8,10
New FD 20-35mm f/3.5L11-1194°- 63°Auto220.576.5x84.247072BW-72
FD 24-35mm f/3.5 S.S.C. ASPHERICAL9-1284°- 63°Auto220.476x86.351572BW-72
New FD 24-35mm f/3.5L9-1284°- 63°Auto220.476.5x86.649572BW-72
FD 28-50mm f/3.5 S.S.C.9-1075°- 46°Auto22169x99.549058
New FD 28-50mm f/3.59-1075°- 46°Auto22169x99.547058W-69B
New FD 28-55mm f/3.5-4.510-1075°- 43-°Auto220.463x60.922052BW-58C
New FD 28-85mm f/411-1375°- 28° 30'Auto220.976.5x104.148572BW-72
FD 35-70mm f/2.8-3.5 S.S.C.10-1063°- 34°Auto22169x12057558W-69
New FD 35-70mm f/2.8-3.510-1063°- 34°Auto22169x12054558W-69
New FD 35-70mm f/3.5-4.58-963°- 34°Auto220.563x60.920052BW-58C
AC 35-70mm f/3.5-4.58-963°- 34°Auto0.5?x7628552Note 7
New FD 35-70mm f/48-863°- 34°Auto220.563x84.531552W-62
New FD 35-70mm f/4 AF8-863°- 34°Auto22(0.5)95.5(H)x 85(W)x 84.5(D)64052Note 11
New FD 35-105mm f/3.513-1563°- 23° 20'Auto221.576.5x108.460072BW-72B
New FD 35-105mm f/3.5-4.511-1463°- 23° 30'Auto221.266.8x83.734558BW-58C
New FD 50-135mm f/3.512-1646°- 18°Auto321.571.4x125.465058BS-58
New FD 50-300mm f/4.5L13-1646°- 8° 15'Auto322.5104x250182034S-100Notes 8,9
New FD 70-150mm f/4.59-1234°- 16° 20'Auto321.563x13253052Note 3
New FD 70-210mm f/49-1234°- 11° 45'Auto321.272.2x15164558BT-58
New FD 75-200mm f/4.58-1132° 11'- 12°Auto321.871x12351052BT-52B
AC 75-200mm f/4.58-1132° 11'- 12°Auto1.858558Note 7
FD 80-200mm f/4 S.S.C.11-1530°- 12°Auto22168x16175055Note 3
New FD 80-200mm f/411-1530°- 12°Auto32167.9x16176558Note 3
New FD 80-200mm f/4L12-1430°- 12°Auto321.272.8x15367558BT-58
85-300mm f/4.5 S.S.C.11-1528° 30'- 8° 15'Auto222.594x243.51695IXNotes 3,9
New 85-300mm f/4.511-1528° 30'- 8° 15'Auto322.594x246.81630IXNotes 3,9
FD 100-200mm f/5.65-824°- 12°Auto222.566x173.082055Note 3
FD 100-200mm f/5.6 S.S.C.5-824°- 12°Auto222.566x17376555Note 3
New FD 100-200mm f/5.65-824°- 12°Auto322.563x16761052Note 3
New FD 100-300mm f/5.69-1424°- 8° 15'Auto32272.2x20783558BT-58
New FD 100-300mm f/5.69-1524°- 8° 15'Auto32271.4x17270558BT-58
New FD 100-300mm f/5.6L10-1524°- 8° 15'Auto32271.4x17271058BT-58
New FD 150-600mm f/5.615-1916° 20'- 4° 10'Auto323123x468426034Notes 3,8,10
Extender FD 1.4X-A3-4Auto64x34.6210Note 12
Extender FD 2X-A4-6Auto64x32.5210Notes 13,15,16
Extender FD 2X-B5-7Auto64x43.9240Notes 14,15,16
Macrophoto (for use with bellows)
Macrophoto 20mm f/3.53-4Man.2232x2035
Macrophoto 35mm f/2.84-6Man.2240x22.560


  1. Built-in SKY, Y3, O1, R1, CCA4, and CCB4 filters
  2. Built-in SKY, Y3, O1, and R1 filters
  3. Built-in hood
  4. Built-in filter holder
  5. CAT coupling pin
  6. Tilt/Shift (79° angle of view with shift)
  7. Autofocus on T-80 body only
  8. Drop-in type filter
  9. Detachable tripod mount
  10. Built-in tripod mount
  11. Autofocus
  12. For use with fixed focal length lenses of 300mm or greater
  13. For use with fixed focal length lenses of 300mm or greater and zoom lenses with 300mm in their range
  14. For use with fixed focal lenth lenses less than 300mm and zoom lenses with a maximum length less than 300mm
  15. Use Extender FD 2X-B with New FD 300mm f/2.8L
  16. Use Extender FD 2X-A with New FD 200mm f/4 Macro

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