Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 17mm f/2.8 Lens - Black - for Micro Four Thirds System

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About Olympus 17mm F/2.8 Mirrorless

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The Olympus M. Zuiko 17mm f2.8 Lens is for shooting everything from landscapes & portraits to close-ups / lightweight. This wide-angle pancake Lens has a convenient focal length (equivalent to 34mm on a 35mm camera) for shooting everything from landscapes and portraits to close-ups. A slim design, with an overall length of just 22.5mm, ensures the camera remains compact and easy to carry even when the lens is mounted. With its digital-dedicated design and superior performance, this lens maximizes the camera's performance for clear, high-quality imaging.

Summary of Customer Reviews

(5)
Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Lightweight (5),Durable (3),Fast / accurate auto-focus (3),Strong construction (3)

Olympus 17mm F/2.8 Mirrorless Specifications

Focal Length
17mm (35mm equivalent focal length 34mm)
Compatible with
Olympus PEN Cameras and Micro FOur Third Cmmeras
Lens Construction
6 Elements in 4 Groups, including Aspherical Lens
Angle of View
65 degree
Closest Focusing Distance
0.2m
Maximum Image Magnification
0.11x (35mm equivalent Maximum Image Magnification 0.22x)
Minimum Field Size
118.2 x 158.3mm
Aperture Range
F2.8 - F37
Filter Size
37mm
Dimension
Diameter 2.24 x 0.86" / 57 x 22mm
Weight
2.5 oz / 71g
Mfr #
261564
SKU
IOM1728MB

Olympus 17mm F/2.8 Mirrorless Reviews

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4.4

(based on 5 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Pancake 17mm good not great

If I am shooting on the street in an environment hostile to press cameras, it is handy to look innocent and pull out the little guy ( which is usually attached to my Pen Mini ) and not cause a ruckus. But the lens is relatively slow for a fixed focus. I shoot 1.4 or at slowest 2.0 if I can.

Reviewed by 5 customers

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A fantastic prime

By

from Chicago, IL  -  Photo Enthusiast

At an equivalent 24mm this lens has a very nice wide field, its sharp and its fast at 2.8 Could not recommend enough as a travel lens. Small and mighty.

(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Pancake 17mm good not great

By

from NYC  -  Semi-pro Photographer

If I am shooting on the street in an environment hostile to press cameras, it is handy to look innocent and pull out the little guy ( which is usually attached to my Pen Mini ) and not cause a ruckus. But the lens is relatively slow for a fixed focus. I shoot 1.4 or at slowest 2.0 if I can.

(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Nice!!!!

By

from Fremont, CA  -  Photo Enthusiast

I really enjoyed using this lens today while taking pictures of my grandson, grand niece & grand nephew playing football catch.

 
4.0

Not perfect, but very good

By

from Noway  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

This lens is all about the size. It's small, and on my E-P1 I love it. I now take my camera with me everywhere, and it even fit in my jacket. (That's not the case with my other camera with its L-lenses. This lens is great for working around, streetshooting with more. It doesn't focus very fast, but I can live with that. I get great pictures, sharp with good colors.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great lens. Sharp and light weight.

By

from Apex, NC  -  Semi-Professional

Great lens and a must have for the E-P1 in my opinion. The lens is sharp (more so than the E-P1 kit lens). The perfect companion for the E-P1. Note: This lens does not ship with the View finder attachment that comes with the 17mm E-P1 kit.

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Shopper  Can you attach a lens hood on this lens? if yes i wonder if olympus has a lens hood for this? thanks!
STEVEN B  Olympus does not make a hood for this lens. You can check the compatibility tables at http://www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/compati/di004042e_pen.cfm for that type of info. As others have said there are some third party options.
Phil W  Is this lens compatible with the Olympus PT-EP03 for the E-PL2 camera? Many thanks
HAROLD W  Gee, I don't see how it could not be. It isn't listed on the group of lenses that are supported by this underwater housing but if you can use the 14-42 or the 9-18mm which protrude far more from the camera body I don't see why it wouldn't. It is a pancake lens. I keep the 9-18mm on my new Olympus ep-1Mini at all times, and it is a much longer lens than the 14-42. But if you like you should contact Olympus. I think it is just an omission that they don't list it on their support list for the underwater housing. Supports the: M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 II M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 9-18mm 1:4.0-5.6
Phil W  Harold, thanks for your very helpful reply. I think you were the only person who fully understood my question! Many thanks, Phil Watson

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