Thursday, August 30, 2007
Posted by Aaron Schultz in "HARDWARE" @ 07:00 AM
Product Category: Digital Camera Lens
Where to Buy: Low Price Search [Affiliate]
Price: $1,179 to $1,419 USD
System Requirements: F-mount DSLR
Specifications: Lens Construction: 14 elements in 10 groups (aspherical lenses & ED glass elements). Number aperture blades: 9 (rounded). Closest Focusing: 0.36m/1.2ft. Min F-stop: 22. Dimensions: 85.5 X 110.5mm. Weight: 755g (1.66 lbs.). Built in SWM (silent wave motor) for ultra-fast & ultra-quiet operation.
- Extremely sharp;
- Amazing auto-focus accuracy and speed;
- Excellent build quality.
- Hefty price tag;
- Hefty weight (for some).
Nikkor brings us a top-quality gold-ring (professional-grade) lens with the AF-S DX 17-55mm F/2.8 G IF-ED. Sharp as a tack with exceptional build quality, its metal-body and rubber sealing to prevent against dust and humidity speak to its quality. A super-fast and silent AF system featuring a maximum aperture of 2.8 round out the offering. You'll definitely be getting what you pay for - if you can swallow the price tag.
Read on for the full review!