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

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SpecificationsCanon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
  Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
Mounts On APS-C
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 Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades
Rounded Aperture?
Manufacturer Specification Weight 645g
Actual Weight 650g
Lens Hood Weight 40g
In-Use Weight 690g
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 83.5 x 110.6mm
Measured Size (DxL) 83.4 x 120.2mm
Max Length at Full Extension 147.3mm
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 27.5mm
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 107.3 x 62.3mm
Lens Length with Hood (Min / Max) 177.8 / 203.8mm
Size of Rings - Zoom / Focus 45.6mm / 11mm
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 350mm
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 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 ►
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance On APS-C DSLR:
17mm = 1037mm
20mm = 1169mm
28mm = 1618mm
35mm = 1983mm
55mm = 3005mm
Year Introduced 2006
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