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Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens

BH #NI175528GAF • MFR #2147
Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED Lens
Key Features
  • F-Mount Lens/DX Format
  • 25.5-82.5mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three Aspherical and Three ED Elements
Designed as a DX workhorse, the Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED is a 25.5-82.5mm-equivalent zoom characterized by its bright maximum aperture and sophisticated optical design. The fast f/2.8 constant maximum aperture benefits working in difficult lighting conditions and also enables greater control over depth of field when working with selective focus techniques. The optical design incorporates three aspherical elements and three extra-low dispersion elements, which help to greatly reduce spherical and chromatic aberrations throughout the zoom range. A Super Integrated Coating also minimizes surface reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy. Complementing the optics, this lens also sports a Silent Wave Motor for fast and accurate autofocus along with full-time manual focus control.
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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED Overview

Designed as a DX workhorse, the Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED is a 25.5-82.5mm-equivalent zoom characterized by its bright maximum aperture and sophisticated optical design. The fast f/2.8 constant maximum aperture benefits working in difficult lighting conditions and also enables greater control over depth of field when working with selective focus techniques. The optical design incorporates three aspherical elements and three extra-low dispersion elements, which help to greatly reduce spherical and chromatic aberrations throughout the zoom range. A Super Integrated Coating also minimizes surface reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy. Complementing the optics, this lens also sports a Silent Wave Motor for fast and accurate autofocus along with full-time manual focus control.

Standard zoom covers wide-angle to portrait-length focal lengths and is designed for Nikon F-mount DX-format cameras, where it provides a 25.5-82.5mm-equivalent range.
Bright constant f/2.8 maximum aperture affords consistent illumination throughout the zoom range and also affords greater control over depth of field for working with selective focus techniques.
Three aspherical elements are used to reduce spherical aberrations and distortion in order to realize sharp imagery with accurate rendering.
Three extra-low dispersion elements greatly reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to produce greater clarity and color accuracy.
A Super Integrated Coating has been applied to individual elements to suppress internal reflections, flare, and ghosting for improved contrast and color accuracy when working in strong lighting conditions.
Silent Wave Motor affords quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override. An internal focusing design is also used, where only the internal lens groups are moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field and selective focus techniques.
UPC: 018208021475

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED Specs

Focal Length
17 to 55mm (35mm Equivalent: 25.5 to 82.5mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Nikon F
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Angle of View
79° to 28° 50'
Minimum Focus Distance
1.18' / 36 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.2x
Optical Design
14 Elements in 10 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.37 x 4.35" / 85.5 x 110.5 mm
Length at Maximum Extension
5.08" / 129 mm
Weight
1.66 lb / 755 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2.55 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
10.5 x 5 x 5"

Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED Reviews

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question

is this Nikon AF-S 17-55mm f/2.8G compatible with a Nikon D7000?
Asked by: Mary
Yes. This is among the hugest quality of DX lenses and will work with any D3000 or D5000 series, as well as the D7000.
Answered by: Matt k
Date published: 2023-04-06

question

I'm a little confused as to the F mount lens/DX format spec means? Is this for full frame cameras or crop sensor only? thanks!
Asked by: Daniel S.
It's for the cropped sensor (DX) cameras.
Answered by: Kurt T.
Date published: 2018-08-27

question

Will this lens work with my D5500 Nikon?
Asked by: Lonna J.
Yes, the Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-NIKKOR 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED is fully compatible for use with the Nikon D5500 DSLR camera.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-27

What close-up lens work with this?

What close-up lens work with this?
Asked by: Jason
This is a compatible close up lens you can use with the Nikon 17-55. https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1321847-REG/hoya_a_77cus_ii_77mm_hmc_close_up_filter.html
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2019-05-23

question

Hello: Is it compatible with the old model Nikon D300 ? Thanks
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes, the Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G ED-IF AF-S DX Lens is fully compatible with the Nikon D300 DSLR camera, and is compatible with all Nikon DSLR cameras that use DX sensors, regardless of the camera's age.
Answered by: Manzell L.
Date published: 2018-08-27

How well will this lens work adapted to the Nikon ...

How well will this lens work adapted to the Nikon z50
Asked by: Charlie
It works very well on the Z50.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-07-05

question

I was wondering if this a good lens for a D3300?
Asked by: Mike S.
This is a great lens full stop on a DX camera body. You might find it heavy in relation to the body but that is all of that excellent high quality glass within. You'll own this lens longer than your body.
Answered by: JAIMAL M.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Does this lens come with the lens hood?

Does this lens come with the lens hood?
Asked by: Darwin
Yes, this lens comes with the Nikon HB-31 Lens Hood.
Answered by: James P
Date published: 2023-02-12
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