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Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM Lens

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Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM lens

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Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM MTF Chart

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Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM optical design

Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM optical design

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Zoom lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Canon EF, EF-S

First year of production: 2004

Optical design: 17 elements in 12 groups (1 aspherical element)

Features: Ultra-Sonic Motor, Optical stabilisation
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Average price: $362

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
17mm - 85mmf/4.0 - f/5.6f/2260.3567475/16,892/3,6

Additional information:

The Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM

  • for APS-C cameras only
  • equivalent focal length 27-136 mm
  • diagonal angle of view 78° 30’ – 18° 25’
  • horizontal angle of view 68° 40’ – 15° 25’
  • vertical angle of view 48° – 10° 25’
  • minimum aperture  22 - 32
  • circular aperture
  • max. magnification ratio 0.20 (at 85 mm)
  • max. magnification with Extension Tube EF12 II   0.43–0.14
  • magnification with Extension Tube EF25 II   0.72 – 0.33
  • distance information is transmitted to the lens
  • coating for digital cameras
  • 3-stop image stabilizer
  • ring-type USM autofocus drive
  • internal focusing (the filter does not rotate)
  • FTM without mode switching
  • maximum diameter  78.5 mm
  • EW-73B hood (not included)
  • LP1116 soft case (not included)
  • incompatibility with   EF1.4x II and EF2x II

The Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USMis an all-purpose 5x zoom lens (analogous to the EF 28-135 FF lens) for crop factor cameras. Fast and silent autofocus combined with a 3-stop stabilizer and low weight makes the lens convenient for travelling and amateur macrography. The first substitute for  the kit EFs18-55 lens; many EOS cameras come completed with this lens.  

Maximum aperture :

  17 mm

  24 mm

  35 mm

  50 mm

  85 mm

  f/ 4.0

  f/ 4.0

  f / 5.0

  f / 5.6

  f / 5.6


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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 18.09.2010



Photos taken with this lens Canon EF-S 17-85 mm  f/ 4.0-5.6 IS USM:


Tower
Autor: Rainer Marjenau
5 0 1886

Voelki
Autor: Rainer Marjenau
5 0 1563

Morning
Autor: Rainer Marjenau
5 2 1798

***
Autor: boss59
5 0 1820

Mechanical quality3.676
Optical quality3.506
Usability4.506
Pricing / Value3.676
Bokeh3.176
Overall lens rating
3.70

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