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

SpecificationsCanon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
  Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
Year Introduced2006
Mounts OnAPS-C
Lenses / Groups19/12
Angle of View: Diagonal78°30' - 27°50'
Angle of View: Horizontal68°40' - 23°20
Angle of View: Vertical48° - 15°40'
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 22.8 oz  (645g)
Actual Weight 22.9 oz  (650g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.4 oz  (40g)
In-Use Weight 24.4 oz  (690g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.29 x 4.35”  (83.5 x 110.6mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.28 x 4.73”  (83 x 120.2mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 5.8”  (147.3mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 1.08”  (27.5mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 4.22 x 2.45”  (107.3 x 62.3mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 7 - 8.02”  (177.8 - 203.8mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.43” / 1.8”  (11mm / 45.6mm)
Filter Size 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
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 13.78”  (350mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 13.27” / 12.72”  (337mm / 323mm)
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
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 / Y
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'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
17mm = 1037mm
20mm = 1169mm
28mm = 1618mm
35mm = 1983mm
55mm = 3005mm
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