Olympus 17.5-45mm f3.5-5.6 is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with FourThirds max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Four Thirds mount cameras.
Olympus 17.5-45mm f3.5-5.6 is compatible with cameras that have Four Thirds
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Four Thirds lens mount are Olympus E-5
, Olympus E-600
and Olympus E-620
Max sensor coverage of Olympus 17.5-45mm f3.5-5.6 is FourThirds
Olympus 17.5-45mm f3.5-5.6 has a focal range of 18-45mm and 2.5X zoom ratio.
Optical Image Stabilization
Olympus 17.5-45mm f3.5-5.6 doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Olympus 17.5-45mm f3.5-5.6 is available in Black color.
Olympus 17.5-45mm f3.5-5.6 features Rotary (extending)
zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Olympus 17.5-45mm f3.5-5.6 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.23x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.28m
Olympus 17.5-45mm f3.5-5.6 is a variable aperture lens with a max aperture of f3.5 and a minimum aperture of f22 at 18mm, and a max aperture of f5.6 and minimum aperture of f22 at 45mm .
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