Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Overview

Announced Feb 21, 2006 •
Zoom lens | Canon EF-S | 1242B002
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Announced Feb 21, 2006
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The Canon EF-S 17-55mm F2.8 IS USM is a fast standard zoom designed exclusively for use with Canon's APS-C DSLRs, on which it provides an equivalent focal length range of 27-88mm. This relatively large lens has a 77mm filter thread, and includes UD (ultra low dispersion) and aspherical elements in its construction. The 17-55mm features image stabilization and a maximum aperture of F2.8 throughout the zoom range. An ultrasonic focus motor provides fast and silent autofocus with full-time manual focusing.

Quick specs
Lens type Zoom lens
Focal length 17–55 mm
Image stab. Yes (3 stops)
Lens mount Canon EF-S
Max aperture F2.8
Min aperture F22
Min focus 0.35 m (13.78)
Max magnification 0.17×
Weight 645 g (1.42 lb)
Length 111 mm (4.35)

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