Canon 17-55mm F2.8 EF-S USM

17-55mm F2.8 EF-S USM


The large aperture EF 17-55mm F2.8 EF-S USM offers a 3.2x zoom ratio, from wide angle to medium telephoto. It is highly portable, weighing just 645g and also includes image stabilisation.


Lens Groupset

Canon L USM zoom


EF Mount

Sensor Size/Coverage

Full Frame, Super-35

Lens Type

Autofocus Lens, Zoom Lens


  • Lightweight 3.2x zoom
  • Constant maximum F/2.8 aperture throughout zoom range
  • Three-stop Image Stabilizer
  • Super UD and aspheric lens elements
  • Fast autofocus
  • Super Spectra coatings
  • Circular aperture provides pleasing background blur
  • card case and lens hood
  • 77mm lens diameter
Image size APS-C
35mm film equivalent focal length 27-88
Angle of view (horzntl, vertl, diagnl)
48º – 15º 40′,
68º 40′ – 23º 20′,
78º 30′ – 27º 50′
Lens construction (elements/groups) 19/12
No. of diaphragm blades 7
Minimum aperture 22
Closest focusing distance (m) 0.35
Maximum magnification (x) 0.17 (at 55mm)
Distance information Yes
Image stabilizer 3-stops
AF actuator Ring USM¹
Filter diameter (mm) 77
Max. diameter x length (mm) 83.5 x 110.6
Weight (g) 645
Magnification – Extension Tube EF12 II 0.45-0.23¹
Magnification – Extension Tube EF25 II 1.71-0.51
Lens Cap E-77U / E-77II
Lens hood EW-83J
Soft case LP1219
Canon EF 17-55mm F2.8 EF-S USM
Lens Front Cap (Canon 77mm)
Lens End Cap

Flight Case Case: 35 x 30 x 16cm   2.80kg
Country Of Origin: Japan

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