Leica M (Typ 240) Edition "Leica 60"
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Blending tradition with the future
Leica Camera proudly presents the Leica M Edition “LEICA 60” set that pays homage to Leica’s tradition while embracing the future. This set comprises of the first digital camera to concentrate exclusively on the bare functions of photography - shutter speed, aperture, focusing and ISO sensitivity and a newly designed Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH stainless steel lens. The camera design excludes the LCD and shoots in RAW. Designed in collaboration with Audi Design, there are only 600 sets worldwide. Each set is presented in a specially designed hand-made presentation box.
BENEFITS OF THE LEICA M EDITION "LEICA 60" SET
- Easy to use -only four buttons to capture a moment
- New, classical design for camera and lens provides a special tactile experience
- Outside metal parts made of stainless steel & cladding of cowhide leather with special embossing
- Central ISO dial made of stainless steel on camera’s back side
- Carrying protector made of steel and leather to protector the camera and lens
- Use of a wide range of M lenses from 16-135 mm
- Set is presented in a hand-made presentation box made in Germany
- Special engraving on camera’s top cover and ‘Made in Germany‘ seal
The Leica M(Typ 240) Edition “Leica 60” Set consists of the camera, lens, battery, charger with power cables for EU and USA, carrying protector, accessory port cover, body cap, metal front and rear end caps, metal lens hood, metal screw ring for use without lens hood.
Camera type Compact digital view and rangefinder system still camera Lens mount Leica M bayonet with additional sensor for 6-bit coding Lens system Leica M lenses from 16-135 mm Top Cover Milled stainless steel top cover with clear protection lacquer Material All-metal case made of die-cast magnesium, cow hide leather covering with special embossing. Cap and base plate made of stainless steel
Image Sensor Leica Max 24 MP CMOS Sensor, active area approx. 23.9 x 35.8 mm Number of effective Pixels 5976 X 3992 (24 Million Pixels) Sensitivity range ISO 200 - ISO 6400, manually adjustable in 1/3 ISO increments Imaging Platform Integrated imaging circuit with Leica Maestro Image processor Electronic viewfinder Optional available, can be used for Live View and Play functionality Shutter Dual type focal plane shutter for classic image exposure and Live view Shutter Speed 1/4000 s - 60 s (in Bulb). 1/180 s flash synchronization Burst rate 3fps (until buffer of 2 GB /SDNC cards up to 32 GB / SDXC cards File size DNG approx. 48.2 MByte (uncompressed)
Adobe RGB White balance Automatic Exposure metering Through the Lens (TTL) metering at the effective aperture, center-weighted TTL metering for flash exposure with system-compliant SCA-3000/2 standard flash units
Metering principle /method
For metering the light reflected by the gray blades of the 1st shutter curtain onto a measuring cell: strongly center weighted Exposure modes Choice of automatic shutter speed control with manual aperture preselection - aperture priority A or manual shutter speed and aperture setting Flash unit attachment Via accessory shoe with center and control contacts
With 1st shutter curtain
Flash sync time 1/180s; slower shutter speeds possible below sync speed; automatic switch to TTL linear flash operation with HSS compatible Leica system flash units Flash exposure compensation On Leica SF 58: in all modes -3EV in 1/3 EV increments Displays in flash mode Ready: Flash symbol LED constantly lit in viewfinder. Success confirmation: LED stays lit or briefly flashed quickly after taking the picture. Underexposure: LED temporarily goes out. Loading Manual film loading after opening the bottom cover and the rear panel Focusing methods Manual focus with optical rangefinder Optical viewfinder Large, light bright-line rangefinder with automatic parallax compensation, LED illuminated frame lines Optical viewfinder frame lines Framelines size matches image sensor size at 2m focusing distance. Image field selector for manual frame selection. Optical viewfinder correction Eyepiece adjusted to -0.5 dpt. Corrective lenses from -3 to +3 dpt available (optional) Optical viewfinder magnification 068 x Optical viewfinder display
In the viewfinder LED symbol for flash status (at bottom). Four-digit seven-segment LED digital display, brightness adapted to ambient conditions for: Warning in case of exposure correction, display of automatic shutter speed in automatic mode, advisory indicating use ofmetering memory lock LED exposure monitor with two triangular and one central circular LED with manual exposure setting, information about storage capacity of battery and SD card.
Rangefinder Split or superimposed image rangefinder shown as bright field in the center of the viewfinder image Rangefinder effective metering basis 47.1 mm (mechanical metering basis 69.25 mm x viewfinder magnification 0.68 times) Power supply Li-ion battery (included). 7.4 V, 1800 mAh Sensor cleaning Dust detection, manual cleaning function Tripod thread A 1/4 (1/4”) DIN made of stainless steel in base plate Dimensions (Width x Depth x Height) approx. 139 x 42 x 80 mm or 5.5 x 1.7 x 3.1 inches Weight 720 g (with battery) Operating temperature 0 ºC - 40 ºC / 32º - 104º F Software licenses supplied Adobe ® Lightroom ® Scope of delivery
Charger 100-240V with 2 mains cables (Euro, USA, varies in some export markets), Lithium ion battery, carrying protector, stainless steel body bayonet cap, stainless steel cover for accessory shoe, Adobe Photoshop Lightoom license, instruction manual, warranty cared,exclusive new set presentation bod.