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Overview: This item is an AF-S DX Zoon-Nikkor 17-55mm, f/2.8G
IF ED, wide angle to standard zoom lens, optimized use with Nikon digital SLR
cameras (DX- format using an APS-C image sensor).
Construction: The three Extra-low Dispersion (ED) elements and
three aspherical lenses control chromatic aberrations while enhancing sharpness
and contrast even at the widest aperture settings.
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC): SIC offers superior
color performance and substantially reduced ghosting and flare.
Built-in CPU: The lens has a built-in CPU which allows it to
communicate with the camera body for focus and exposure functions. A set of CPU
contacts is located on the lens mount for interfacing with the camera body.
Auto Focus: Nikon's Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables
ultra-high-speed autofocusing with exceptional accuracy and super-quiet
operation. The manual/auto focus mode switch allows quick response to
situations requiring manual focus operation.
Zoom Control: The lens features a large, textured manual zoom
ring for easy zooming control.
Aperture: Because there is no aperture ring on this lens, the
aperture must be set on the camera.
Diaphragm: The lens is equipped with a fully-automatic, 9-blade
diaphragm that produces a nearly circular aperture. Out-of-focus images in front of
or behind the subject are rendered as pleasing blurs.
Optional Accessories: Compatible optional accessories include
77mm screw-on filters. Teleconverters are not compatible with this lens.
- Type of Lens: G-type AF-S DX
Zoom-Nikkor lens with
- Type of Mount: Nikon bayonet
- Filter Diameter: 77mm
- Focal Length: 17mm to 55mm
- Closest Focus Distance: 14"
- Maximum Aperture: f/2.8
- Minimum Aperture: f/22
- Lens Construction: 14 elements
in 10 groups with 3 aspherical and 3 ED glass elements
- Physical Dimensions:
- Without Lens Hood:
- Length: 5.310" to 6.033"
- Diameter: 3.376"
- With Lens Hood:
- Length: 7.342"
- Diameter: 4.232"
- Weight: approximately 26.6
Warranty Terms: Nikon offers a 1-year parts and labor warranty
on this lens. An additional 4-year Extended Service Coverage is available at no
charge if you register the product with Nikon within 10 days of purchase.