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Canon's EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II was launched as a standard zoom lens - designed specifically for the EOS Digital Rebel XT (EOS 350D) and EOS 20D SLR cameras.

The lens is optically the same as the original 18-55. The USM version was a retail version, although supplied with some European kits and in Japan.

The lens has APS-C size image circle equivalent to an approx. 28-90mm focal length. It is a compact, ultra-lightweight lens with close-focusing ability of 0.9 ft (0.28m). It has optimized coating for a digital imaging sensor to minimize ghost images and flare.

As a discountinued lens with only limited distribution, there is limited information on this lens, which we have endeavoured to collate here.

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Lens specifications

Marketed March 2005 (with 350D)
Lens Construction (group) 9
Lens Construction (element) 11
No. of Diaphragm Blades 6(circular aperture)
Minimum Aperture 22-36
Closest Focusing Distance (m) 0.28
Maximum Magnifcation (x) 0.28
Filter Diameter (mm) 58
Maximum Diameter x Length (mm) 68.5 X 66
Weight (g) 190
The EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II is a standard zoom lens specifically designed for the EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT / EOS 350D DIGITAL digital SLR. Its effective focal length is equivalent to 29-88mm in 35mm film format

Canon EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II standard zoom lens construction diagram

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