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

code: 1242B005
  • £574.00
  • RRP: £614.65
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  • Versatile zoom range great for landscapes, portraits and travel
  • Zoom across the full focal length without slowing the shutter speed thanks to the fixed f/2.8 aperture
  • Enjoy quiet fast focusing with USM technology with full time manual focus override when needed
  • Optimal flash metering on all shoots as this lens passes distance information to the camera’s E-TTL II flash system
  • Avoid camera shake and shoot in low light without a flash using the 3-stop Optical Image Stabilizer technology
  • Reduce flare and ghosting with Super Spectra coatings on the lens
  • Smooth highlights from a 7-bladed aperture for a more natural look and feel to your images
  • Compatible with all Canon EOS DSLR cameras with an APS-C sensor and Canon EOS M series mirrorless cameras using the EF-EOS M Mount Adapter

Canon 1242B005 (124/2B005, 124-2B005,1242B/005, 1242B/005) EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens.

The 17-55mm zoom range delivers outstanding flexibility, producing high-quality images for landscape, portrait and travel photography. The f/2.8 aperture remains constant throughout the full focal length range, so you can zoom without slowing the shutter speed. With fast focusing in Ultra-Sonic motor (USM) technology you can roam city streets and expansive scenery, capturing subjects without interruption. The 3-stop optical Image Stabilizer and wide aperture reduces camera shake, enabling hand-held photography in low-light conditions or night photography without using a flash.

Physical Specifications:

  • Product Weight Input-1 645 g
  • Filter Diameter (Mm) 77
  • Maximum Diameter X Length (Mm) 83.5 x 110.6

Optical Characteristics:

  • AF Actuator Ring USM
  • Distance Information Yes
  • Lens Construction (Elements/Groups) 19-Dec
  • Minimum Aperture 22-Jan
  • AF Actuator Af Footnote Full time Manual focus
  • Magnification With Extension Tube Ef12 Ii 0.45-0.23
  • Magnification With Extension Tube Ef25 Ii Not Recommended
  • Angle Of View 68º 40' - 23º 20', 48º - 15º 40', 78º 30' - 27º 50'
  • Magnification 0.17 (at 55mm)


  • Extender Compatiblity - Not compatible


  • Lens Mount - EF-S lenses

In the box

  • EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
  • Lens Cap E-52II
  • Lens Dust Cap E
  • User Manual
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