Equivalent to a 28-135mm lens, this EF-S lens brings true wide-angle to tele coverage to Canon EOS digital SLRs. It has Canon's Image Stabilization system, allowing safe hand-holding at speeds up to three stops slower than otherwise possible. A ring-type USM means both fast and silent AF, as well as full-time manual focus when in the AF mode.
* 17 - 85mm; 1:4-5.6
* Lens Construction: 17 elements in 12 groups
* Diagonal Angle of View: 78° 30' - 18° 25'
* Focus Adjustment: Inner focusing system with focusing cam
* Closest Focusing Distance: 0.35m - 1.15 ft.
* Zoom System: Ring USM
* Filter Size: 67mm
* Max. Diameter x Length, Weight: 78.5 x 92mm, 475g
A bit of talk about this lens and special offers on ebay.
jessops price is £530 with 100 cashback = £430
a few people have talked about Kerso on ebay for £325 shipped from america and then uk invoiced for £100 cashback = £225
this is a deal from a uk shop for £365 from the uk with £100 cashback = 265. Almost half of jessops price.