Leica M-Monochrom [Typ 246]

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Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) Black Chrome Rangefinder Camera produces never-before-see imaging performance with outstanding low light capabilities and richness of detail. The M Monochrom features a 24-megapixel resolution on a monochrome CMOS sensor. Thanks to it's high-capacity 2GB-buffer memory and Leica Maestro processor, the camera captures sequences 3 times faster than its predecessor. The new processor also allows extremely quick display of the captured images in review mode. Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass cover plate is used for the LC display. This also features an anti reflective protective coating which ensures that you can accuractely assess and double check images in any lighting situations. The combination of low noise up to ISO 25000, a bright viewfinder and a low-vibration shutter release, the Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) opens up new dimensions for available-light photography. Record high-quality full-HD video in black and white with the M Monochrom, stunning sound quality is ensures by the optional Leica microphone adapter set, comprising of an adapter and a stereo microphone. Up to 10x magnification in Live View Zoom enables full control of the sharpness of details in the image on the monitor or the closest focusing distance. In Live View Focus Peaking mode, sharply focused edges in the image are highlighted by coloured lines. The camera body is manufactured from a high-strength magnesium alloy and the top and baseplate are machined from solid brass blanks and finished in a sleek, black chrome.

Lens Mount Leica M
Camera Format Full-Frame
Pixels 24 Megapixel
Max Resolution 24 MP: 5976 x 3992
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 23.9 x 35.8 mm
File Formats Still Images: DNG, JPEG
Memory Card Type SD
AV Recording
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Audio Recording Built-In Mic: With Video (Mono)
Optional External Mic: With Video (Stereo)
Focus Control
Focus Type Manual
Viewfinder Type Optical
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.68x
Display Screen 3" Rear Screen  LCD (921,600)
Screen Coverage 100%
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 320-25000
Shutter Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 60 - 1/4000 Second in Aperture Priority Mode
Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 8 - 1/4000 Second in Manual Mode
Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 60 - 0 Second in Time Mode
Metering Method Center-weighted average metering
Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual
Metering Range: EV 0.0 - EV 20.0
Continuous Shooting Up to 3 fps at 24 MP for up to 30 frames
Flash Modes 1st Curtain Sync
Second-curtain Sync
Built-in Flash No
Max Sync Speed 1 / 180 Second
Flash Compensation -3 EV to +1 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Dedicated Flash System TTL
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
Self Timer 12 seconds, 2 seconds
Connectivity Not specified by manufacturer
Software System Requirements Windows: Vista (SP2), 7, 8
Mac: OS X 10.5 or later
Battery 1 x BP-SCL2 Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Pack, 7.4 VDC, 1800 mAh
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.5 x 1.7 x 3.1" / 138.6 x 42.0 x 80.0 mm
Weight 1.496 lb / 680 g with battery
Packaging Info
Package Weight 5.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.8 x 8.5 x 6.6"