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Lens: AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF ED

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Wideangle zoom lens exclusively for use with Nikon DX-Format digital S

Key features

  • # Specially designed and optimized for Nikon digital SLRs
  • # Dust and Waterproof rubber sealing mount
  • # High optical performance by aspherical lenses and ED glass elements
  • # Built-in SWM for ultra-fast, ultra-quiet operation
  • # M/A mode for quick switching between autofocus and manual operation
  • # Lightweight and compact design

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Lens details


Lense Name AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF ED


NDB Number -Unique Ref. NDB L30 NDB Number Lense 30 Class Info Automatic DX Type Zoom Wide Colour Black Year Intro 2004 Current current

Approximate Price

Price Approx £ GB New Info 759.00 Price approx $US new 1166.81 Price approx Euro new 857.67 Year price last checked Info 2008 Price £ GB Auction 591.08 Price $US Auction 908.67 Price Euro Auction 667.92 Year price last checked Info 2009 Auction Count 13 Type of price of Auction U

Focal Length

Focal Length Minimum. Info 17.0 Focal Length Maximum Info 55.0 Equivalent Film Foc. Len. Info  


Aperture Widest 2.8 Aperture Widest Max Zoom 2.8 Aperture Narrowest 22.0 Aperture Narrowest Max Zoom 0.0

Lens Name Features

DX DX AF AF-S D Distance Information D G No Aperture Ring. G IF Internal Focusing IF ED Extra Low Dispertion ED VR Vibration Reduction N/A Zoom Y Micro   Fisheye  

Nikon Code Features

ASP Ashpherical lens elements asp SWM Silent Wave Motor swm CRC Close-Range Correction Sys   M / A ma A/M mode (autofocus + man override)   A-M switch.Locks the focus ring   ML Meniscus Protective Lens   SIC Nikon Super Integrated Coating sic RF Rear Focusing   N Nano Crystal Coat   RD Rounded Diaphram   DC Defocus-image Control   HRI High Refractive Index lens  

Physical Features

Elements 14 Groups 10 Weight (gramms( 755 Size 85.5 x 110.5


Power of Magninication 0.0 Zoom Control Manual, via separate zoom ring


Filter Size 77 Filter Frame   Front Filter Attachement Does not rotate Circular Polarizing Filter usable mai Circular Polarizing Filter2 usable mai AF-3 Info   AF-4 Info   Built-in / rear Filter. n/a Slip On n/a


View Angle 79.00 View Angle Max Zoom 28.80 Closest 0.36 Maximum reproduction ratio. Info 1/5 Distance Scale yes M/A Manual / Automatic Focus available Focus Limit Switch N/A Focus Preset   Focus Lock Button n/a Automatic / Manual mode Switch   Infra Red Compensation Scale  


Tripod Mount n/a


Optional Accessories   Included Accs. Lens hood HB-31 (supplied) Lens case CL-1120 (supplied) 77mm snap-on front lens cap LC-77, Rear lens cap LF-1, Flexible lens pouch CL-1120, Bayonet Hood HB-31

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