LEICA M-D (Typ 262)
The digital M rangefinder in its simplest form.
Leica Camera presents the Leica M-D (Typ 262), a digital camera without an LCD display which embodies the M rangefinder philosophy in its purest and simplest form.The Leica M-D (Typ 262) focuses solely on the core essential functions for photography. It is a compact full-frame camera system with access to the best lenses in the world. The Leica M-D (Typ 262) is dedicated to the essence of digital M rangefinder photography, and brings the analog experience of taking pictures into the modern digital photography age.
LEICA M-D (Typ 262)
Reduced to the essentials both in features and design, the Leica M-D (Typ 262) embodies the essence of rangefinder photography. For features, it has setting options for ISO values, aperture and shutter speeds. Design wise, the camera excludes an LCD monitor, menu controls and Leica red dot logo. It features the classic step at the end of the top plate. The images from the Leica M-D (Typ 262) are characterized by outstanding contrast, exceptional detail resolution and low image noise. It is ideal to shoot with available light. The Leica M-D (Typ 262) features a shutter cocking system that is quieter than that of its sister models the M and M-P (Typ 240). In single exposure mode, the shutter release frequency is up to two frames per second. In continuous mode, the Leica M (Typ 262) has the same burst rate as its sister models and shoots up to three frames per second. The discreteness and compact size of the camera allows photographers to not only get close to the action, but into the heart of where it’s happening.
BENEFITS AT A GLANCE
Compact digital M camera without an LCD display, focused solely on the traditional rangefinder experience
Simple and intuitive control via the shutter speed and ISO dials, the only exposure controls on the camera body
Brass top cover and bottom plate, black paint finish
Quieter shutter mechanism for more discreet shooting >
24 megapixel CMOS sensor (still-pictures only) ensures exceptional image quality
Leica Maestro processor for fast recording of captured images
ISO values up to 6,400 ensure great quality images in low light
Fast and accurate manual focusing
All the essential controls and functions logically and ergonomically placed
Packaged with a genuine, full-grain cowhide leather strap
Made in Germany