Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements


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Specifications Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
Focal Length Range 17-55mm
APS-C Sensor DSLRs Only? Y
Lenses / Groups 19/12
Angle of View: Diagonal 78°30' - 27°50'
Angle of View: Horizontal 68°40' - 23°20
Angle of View: Vertical 48° - 15°40'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades
Rounded Aperture?
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 22.8 oz
Actual Weight 22.9 oz
Lens Hood Weight 1.4 oz
In-Use Weight 24.4 oz
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.29 x 4.35”
Measured Size (DxL) 3.28 x 4.73”
Max Length at Full Extension 5.8”
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.08”
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.22 x 2.45”
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 7 / 8.02”
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 1.8” / 0.43”
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 90°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 13.8”
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 13.27” / 12.72”
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.16x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.45-0.23x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 1.71-0.51x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 58°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / EW-83J Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 3 / N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1219 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
17mm = 3.40'
20mm = 3.84'
28mm = 5.31'
35mm = 6.51'
55mm = 9.86'
 
History  
Year Introduced 2006
 
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