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Leica M8 10mp Digital Camera 10701 - 10702 Product Info

Leica M8 10mp Digital Camera 10701 - 10702 - it utilises all the benefits of the analog Leica M system for sophisticated and creative digital photography. It is the only digital camera for enthusiasts and professionals alike to incorporate the rangefinder system with its advantages of discreet and quiet operation, speed and precision. Full compatibility with nearly all Leica M lenses means that their unique imaging performance is available for digital photographers, too. The CCD image sensor has been specifically matched on this Leica Digital Camera to the compact lens design to guarantee superlative photographic quality. The controls and functions of the digital M Camera 10701 still concentrate on the essentials. For Leica, image quality is not only a byword, but a value attained by optimising all the links in the performance chain: Leica 's high performance M camera lenses, now performing even better in the digital system with the 6-bit coding. The low-noise ccd sensor with a resolution of 10.3 megapixels, which is specifically matched to the extreme requirements of the high-resolution M lenses. The future-guaranteed raw data format ( DNG ) and the new raw data converter Capture One4, acknowledged as the best. It is this combination of these high-quality individual components that ensures the best image quality.

Available Range Finder M8 Camera Colors:

  • 10701: Leica M8 10mp Digital Camera Black
  • 10702: Leica M8 10mp Digital Camera Silver Chrome

Specifications for Leica Range finder M8 Digital Camera 10701:

Camera type: Compact digital viewfinder system camera for professional use with Leica M lenses. Microprocessor-controlled metal blade focal plane shutter.
Image sensor: Low-noise CCD sensor specially optimized for the requirements of the M lens system. Pixels-10.3 million.
Sensor speed range: Manual setting from ISO 160/23° to ISO 2500/35°. LEICA M8.2
Viewfinder: Viewfinder principle Large bright-line frame viewfinder with automatic parallax compensation. Viewfinder optics with reduced sensitivity to stray light and optimum visibility of the bright-line frame in all lighting situations.
Lenses: Lens mount Leica M bayonet with additional optical sensing for identification of all 6-bit coded lenses.
Exposure control: Aperture priority mode (Auto) Automatic determination of the correct shutter speed with manual aperture pre-selection and corresponding viewfinder display.
Snapshot mode LEICA M8.2: "S" setting of shutter speed dial = automatic control of exposure time, ISO speed and white balance. Menus reduced to essential functions, hints on aperture and focus settings are displayed when the Info key is pressed.
Picture modes: S Single picture, pressing the shutter release once per picture. C Continuous succession of pictures with 2 pictures per second and 10 pictures in the sequence. Auto-release Selectable with 2 sec. and 12 sec. delay time - visualization of the countdown by an LED visible from the front of the camera in the viewfinder window.
Controls/displays: Camera front Lens mount; frame selector. Top Main switch (LEICA M8.2
Color monitor: 2.5" large bright LC display with a resolution of about 230,000 pixels for viewing pictures and for menu settings.
Picture parameter menu- main menu: By pressing the set button, the following parameters relevant to the picture can be selected and changed in the picture parameter menu
Picture resolutions: DNG
Data formats: DNG (camera manufacturer-independent digital negative format), 2 different JPEG compression rates.
DNG™ file-information: 6-bit color resolution, 10.2 MByte file size per picture.
Memory medium: SD and SDHC cards up to 32 GByte. Complete list of LEICA M8- and M8.2-compatible SD memory cards
White balance: Automatic, 6 preset values, manual white balance, color temperature input from 2000K to 13,100K.
Color spaces: AdobeRGB, sRGB, ECI RGB.
Viewfinder display: LED symbol for flash status, four-digit seven-segment LED display with dots above and below (display brightness is always adjusted for ambient brightness) for
Exposure metering: Heavily center-weighted TTL exposure metering with pre-set working aperture.
Flash exposure metering/ control using M-TTL flash technology: Principle Using an extremely short calibration pre-flash fired immediately before the exposure, the exact power requirement for the main flash is determined. Connection M-TTL guide number control with calibration pre-flash via accessory shoe SCA 3502 (version M4) or with Leica flash SF24D. Flash synchronization time 1/250 sec. (LEICA M8.2
Shutter and shutter release: Shutter Microprocessor-controlled metal blade focal plane shutter with vertical action. (LEICA M8.2
Camera body: Material Enclosed all-metal body of highly stable magnesium alloy for professional use over many years. Black synthetic leather coating.
Dimensions (W x H x D): approx.139 x 80 x 37 mm
Weight without battery: approx. 545 g

Features of Leica M8 10mega pixel Digital Camera 10702:

  • Incorporated rangefinder system
  • Full compatibility with nearly all M lenses
  • Low-noise CCD sensor with a resolution of 10.3 megapixels
  • Bright 2.5" display

Package Contents:

  • Leica M8 10mp Range Finder Digital Camera Black 10701 - Silver 10702
    • Anti-slip carrying strap
    • Camera cap
    • Iechargeable lithium ion battery
    • Battery charger incl. car socket adaptor and 3 mains plug adapters
    • USB connection cable,
    • User manual
    • Software DVD Capture One 4

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