A professional DX Zoom Nikkor lens that combines a high ratio 3.2 focal length with SWM (Silent Wave Motor) and an f/2.8 aperture. With optics designed for the Nikon DX Format digital SLR cameras, the D1 series, the D100 or the D2H, this lens delivers a picture angle equivalent to a 25-82mm 135 format zoom lens.

Key features

Professional class Zoom Nikkor lens for Digital

135 picture angle equivalent of a 25.5-82.5mm zoom

Three ED glass elements minimise chromatic aberration with higher resolution and superior contrast

Nikon exclusive SWM (Silent Wave Motor) for whisper quiet and fast Autofocus.


Technical Specifications

Focal length17-55mm
Maximum aperturef/2.8
Minimum aperturef/22
Lens construction14 elements in 10 groups (3 ED glass elements and 3 aspherical lenses)
Angle of view79° - 28°50'
Minimum focus distance0.36m (at 35mm focal length)
Maximum reproduction ratio1/5
No. of diaphragm blades9 (rounded)
Filter attachment size77mm
Diameter x length (extension from lens mount)Approximately 85.5 x 110.5 mm/3.4 x 4.4 in.
WeightApproximately 755 g/26.6 oz.
Supplied accessories77mm snap-on front lens cap LC-77, Rear lens cap LF-1, Flexible lens pouch CL-1120, Bayonet Hood HB-31