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EF-S 17-55 f/2.8 IS USM

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MSRP: $879.99

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Focal Length & Maximum Aperture

17-55mm 1:2.8

Lens Construction

19 elements in 12 groups

Diagonal Angle of View

78°30' - 27°50'

Focus Adjustment

AF with full-time manual

Closest Focusing Distance

1.15 ft. / 0.35m

Zoom System

5-group helical zoom (front group moves: 27mm)

Filter Size


Max. Diameter x Length, Weight

3.3 in. x 4.4 in., 22.8 oz. / 83.5mm x 110.6mm, 645g (lens only)

Hood: EW-83J (bayonet, petal form, two-claw removable hood; attachable in reverse)

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*For Canon EOS DSLR cameras with APS-C sized sensors.

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