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Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM

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The light-gathering device of a camera, typically containing a group of compound lenses. Lenses come in different lengths, with very long lens used for long-distance photography.
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Short summary description Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM:
This short summary of the Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM, 17/12, 13.8" (0.35 m), 1.06 - 5.35" (27 - 136 mm), 3.09" (7.85 cm), 3.62" (9.2 cm), 16.8 oz (475 g)
Long summary description Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM :

Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM. Lens structure (elements/groups): 17/12, Closest focusing distance: 13.8" (0.35 m), Focal length (35mm film equivalent): 1.06 - 5.35" (27 - 136 mm). Diameter: 3.09" (7.85 cm), Length: 3.62" (9.2 cm), Weight: 16.8 oz (475 g). Magnification: 0.20x

This is an auto-generated long summary of Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Lens system
Lens structure (elements/groups) *
17/12
Closest focusing distance *
13.8" (0.35 m)
Number of diaphragm blades
6
Focal length (35mm film equivalent)
1.06 - 5.35" (27 - 136 mm)
Weight & dimensions
Diameter *
3.09" (7.85 cm)
Length *
3.62" (9.2 cm)
Weight *
16.8 oz (475 g)
Other features
Magnification
0.20x
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2011-08-14
Testseek has collected 16 expert reviews for Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM and the average expert rating is 73 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
73%
Source Review comments Score
whatdigitalcamera.com
Updated:
2011-08-14
Boasting an impressive 5x zoom range this is a versatile lens. It also benefits from both image stabilisation and an ultrasonic motor, together with an extended focusing range that is proclaimed via the ‘macro’ moniker on the lens barrel. With so much...
Good Solid feel and 5x zoom range...
Bad Barrel distortion, wideaperture resolution...
Bottom line Overall, the Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens doesn’t really live up to its promises. The zoom range is excellent but in all other respects there are better alternatives in the Canon stable. What We Like: Solid feel and 5x zoom range What We D...
80%
Slrgear.com
Updated:
2014-10-09
Test NotesAlthough higher priced and including optical image stabilization, the Canon 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS could be seen as Canon's answer to the excellent 18-70mm lens that Nikon offers in bundles with the D70S. Optically, the two lenses are surprisingly s...
79%
cameralabs.com
Updated:
2011-08-14
The Canon EF-S 17-85mm f4~5.6 IS USM was announced in August 2004 as general purpose zoom for Canon digital SLRs with EF-S lens mounts; compatible bodies include the EOS 300D / Rebel, EOS 350D / Rebel XT, EOS 400D / Rebel XTi, EOS 20D and EOS 30D...
Good Useful 5x optical zoom ratio, Effective Image Stabilisation, Fast USM focussing motor, Polariser-friendly internal focusing...
Bad Visible light fall-off at wide and tele, Relatively expensive for specification, Lens hood not included, Only compatible with EF-S bodies...
Bottom line Canon EF-S 17-85mm verdict On paper, the Canon EF-S 17-85mm promises to be the perfect general-purpose lens for owners of Canon DSLRs with compatible mounts. The longer 5x optical range is far more useful than the 3x range of the popularly bundled EF-...
74%
cameralabs.com
Updated:
2011-08-14
Support this site by price checking below Were pleased to present a short video tour of the Canon EF-S 17-85mm, demonstrating its build quality, coverage and features. Theres no need to download any new software - just press the play button in the...
Good Useful 5x optical zoom ratio, Effective Image Stabilisation, Fast USM focussing motor, Polariser-friendly internal focusing...
Bad Visible light fall-off at wide and tele, Relatively expensive for specification, Lens hood not included, Only compatible with EF-S bodies...
Bottom line Canon EF-S 17-85mm verdict On paper, the Canon EF-S 17-85mm promises to be the perfect general-purpose lens for owners of Canon DSLRs with compatible mounts. The longer 5x optical range is far more useful than the 3x range of the popularly bundled EF-...
74%
photozone.de
Updated:
2011-08-14
The Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 USM IS is a lens that promises many things. It is certainly a very versatile standard zoom with a long zoom range and an image stabilizer that can save the day in many situations. However, the build quality is somewhat d...
0%
digitalhomethoughts.com
Updated:
2011-08-14
If youve got a digital camera with an EF-S mount and youre looking for a single lens that has a good range for general, walkabout use, this is definitely one to consider.Read on for the full review! Page 1 of 3 | Goto page 1, 2, 3 Next Discuss this...
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Slrgear.com
Updated:
2011-08-14
(From Canon lens literature) Equivalent to a 28-135mm lens, this EF-S lens brings true wide-angle to telephoto coverage to EOS 20D and Digital Rebel shooters. It has Canons Image Stabilization system, allowing safe hand-holding at speeds up to three s...
0%
Kenrockwell.com
Updated:
2011-08-14
This is Canons best basic midrange digital zoom. It sells for $500 - 600. Its got great IS for sharp shots without a tripod. Its super sharp, has great Image Stabilization, focuses almost instantly and is easy to use and carry. Its a great lens! A...
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The-digital-picture.com
Updated:
2011-08-14
The Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens combines a very useful zoom range with image stabilization in a light and well-performing package. Keep in mind that the Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens is an "EF-S" lens and only works on EF-S compati...
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ephotozine.com
Updated:
2011-08-14
Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM review Another addition to Canon?s slowly growing collection of EF-S lenses designed exclusively for the 300D, 350D 20D and now 30D cameras, this 17-85mm model is aimed at advanced amateur photographers as an extended...
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bobatkins.com
Updated:
2011-08-14
by Bob Atkins Introduction Note: This review was written after testing the original EF-S 18-55 lens which was supplied in the US with the Canon EOS Digital Rebel (EOS 300D). In Japan this same lens was available with a USM motor, and now the USM v...
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