Leica M10 Monochrom "Leitz Wetzlar Edition"

Leica M10 Monochrom "Leitz Wetzlar Edition"
Regular price 38,400.00

Description

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Ernst Leitz taking over Leica and branding it with the Leitz name, the M10 Monochrom "Leitz Wetzlar" is a limited-edition version of the camera featuring a specialized engraving on the top plate of the camera. This camera is part of a limited production run of 650 units.

This specialized digital rangefinder camera has been configured with a unique 40MP full-frame monochrome CMOS sensor, which is used for the sole purpose of recording vivid and rich black and white still photographs. Versus a standard CMOS sensor, this specialized monochrome sensor sees the removal of the color filter array to enable recording of just luminance values in order to achieve greater visual depth and clarity.

along with improved sensitivity to ISO 100,000 and reduced noise levels to suit working in difficult lighting. The sensor's design also sees the omission of an optical low-pass filter, which helps to produce sharper, higher resolution imagery.

Sharing design traits with other M10-series cameras, the M10 Monochrom features a slim body profile reminiscent of M film cameras, and a larger 0.73x-magnification optical viewfinder allows for greater composition and focusing accuracy. The body design also incorporates a dedicated ISO dial for quick adjustment, even when the camera is turned off, and the rear 3.0" 1.04m-dot touchscreen LCD features a Gorilla Glass cover to guard against scratching and light impacts.

 Also contributing to durability, the top and bottom plates are constructed from brass and the chassis is built from magnesium alloy to realize a robust physical construction for long-lasting use. Additionally, the M10 Monochrom also features an integrated Wi-Fi module for wireless sharing and remote camera control from a linked mobile device via the Leica FOTOS app.

Technical Specs

Imaging

Lens Mount

Leica M

Camera Format

Full-Frame (1x Crop Factor)

Pixels

Effective: 40.89 Megapixel

Maximum Resolution

7864 x 5200

Aspect Ratio

3:2

Sensor Type

CMOS

Sensor Size

36 x 24 mm

Image File Format

DNG, JPEG

Image Stabilization

None

Exposure Control

ISO Sensitivity

Auto, 160 to 100000

Shutter Speed

Mechanical Shutter
1/4000 to 8 Seconds
1/4000 to 960 Seconds in Aperture Priority Mode
0 to 16 Minutes in Bulb Mode
Time Mode

Metering Method

Center-Weighted Average

Exposure Modes

Aperture Priority, Manual

Metering Range

-2 to 19 EV

White Balance

Auto, Color Temperature, Manual

Continuous Shooting

Up to 4.5 fps at 40.8 MP for up to 10 Frames

Interval Recording

No

Self-Timer

2/12-Second Delay

Focus

Focus Type

Manual Focus Only

Viewfinder and Monitor

Viewfinder Type

Optical

Viewfinder Magnification

Approx. 0.73x

Monitor Size

3"

Monitor Resolution

1,036,800 Dot

Monitor Type

Fixed Touchscreen LCD

Flash

Built-In Flash

No

Flash Modes

First-Curtain Sync, Second-Curtain Sync

Maximum Sync Speed

1/180 Second

Flash Compensation

-3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)

Dedicated Flash System

TTL

External Flash Connection

Hot Shoe

Interface

Memory Card Slot

Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC

Wireless

Wi-Fi

Physical

Battery

1 x BP-SCL5 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.4 VDC, 1300 mAh

Dimensions (W x H x D)

5.47 x 3.15 x 1.52" / 139 x 80 x 38.5 mm

Weight

1.45 lb / 660 g (Body with Battery)

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