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The Canon EF 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM zoom lens is compatible with select Canon
EOS SLR cameras, including the Digital Rebel series.
Standard Zoom Design: This
standard zoom lens' focal range gives you versatile wide-angle and telephoto
Optics: Superior optics are
assured by the use of an Aspheric lens element.
Image Stabilizer: Camera shake
can cause blurring when shooting in low light and at long focal lengths. Canon's
advanced Image Stabilizer uses digital technology to detect camera shake and
signal precise lens shifts that compensate for the movement.
USM (Ultrasonic Motor): The
lens uses a ring-type USM for swift, silent autofocus and full-time manual
Auto/Manual Focus Modes: To
shoot in autofocus mode, you must set the focus mode switch on the lens to "AF."
To manually focus the camera, you must set the switch to "MF," and focus by
turning the focusing ring.
Optional Accessories (available
from Canon): You can attach optional filters (67 mm) to the filter mounting
thread on the front of the lens. You can also use the following optional
extension tubes: EF 12 II and EF 25 II. You can also use the following optional
- Lens Hood: The EW-73E hood
can keep unwanted light out of the lens and also protects the front of the
lens from rain, snow, and dust.
- Gelatin Filter Holder: The
optional holder can hold gelatin filters, allowing you to create various
- Image Size: 15.1 mm x 22.7
mm (0.59" x 0.89")
- Focal Length/Aperture:
17-85 mm f/4-5.6
- Lens Construction: 17
elements in 12 groups
- Minimum Aperture: f/22-32
- Angle of View:
- Diagonal: 78º 30' -
- Vertical: 48º - 10º
- Horizontal: 68º 40' -
- Minimum Focusing Distance:
- Magnification: 0.2x (at 85
mm); 5x optical zoom ratio
- Field of View:
approximately 219 mm x 328 mm - 75 mm x 112 mm/8.6" x 12.9" - 3.0" x 4.4"
- Filter Diameter: 67
- Maximum Diameter and Length:
78.5 mm x 92 mm/3.1" x 3.6"
- Weight: 475 g/16.8 oz.