Is Canon EOS Rebel SL1 and Canon EF 300mm f/4 L USM compatible?

Below you will find your chosen camera and lens. Click on the product name for more information.

Canon EOS Rebel SL1

Canon EOS Rebel SL1
Released: 2013
Type: Digital SLR
Sensor: APS-C (1.6x)
18 Megapixels
5184 x 3456 pixels

Canon EF 300mm f/4 L USM

Canon EF 300mm f/4 L USM
Released: 1991
Telephoto Lens (prime)
Focal Length: 300 mm
Aperture: f/4

Can you combine these two?

This is the short answer:

Yes! This combination is compatible

The camera and lens you have chosen can be used together. Here is a longer answer:

Canon all the way

The possibility to combine these two products is great since both Canon EOS Rebel SL1 and Canon EF 300mm f/4 L USM are manufactured by Canon.

Versitale lens

Canon EF 300mm f/4 L USM is constructed to work with all sorts of camera sensors including the one of Canon EOS Rebel SL1.

Focal Length

The Canon camera has a sensor of type APS-C, a smaller version compared to a Full frame sensor, which means that your experienced Focal length will be multiplied by 1.6x.

Actual Focal Length for this lens:
300 mm

Experienced Focal Length with this camera:
480 mm

Read more about Crop factor on Canon cameras

Total weight

When you are looking at a combination of a camera and a lens you must always consider the total weight. Each product weighs in at:

Canon EOS Rebel SL1
407 gram

Canon EF 300mm f/4 L USM
1165 gram

Together they have a total weight of 1572 gram (equal to 3,47 lb).

Please note that Canon EF 300mm f/4 L USM has a tripod mount which is great.

Read more about Tripod mount