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Leica Camera Body M (Typ 240) Black Body with Handgrip (Used)


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Product Overview

Born from a tradition of innovation

The new Leica M is the most innovative and versatile M-Camera that the modern M-System has ever created.
It unites decades of experience in rangefinder technology with groundbreaking digital technologies: It features a completely newly developed high-resolution full-format CMOS sensor that, in combination with its high-performance processor and the legendary M-Lenses, delivers outstanding imaging results. With Live View, video, and new additional focusing methods, it is also the M for photographers who do not wish to miss out on any of what modern digital technology has to offer.

Technical Data

Unique Product    
Camera Type : Compact digital view- and rangefinder system still and video camera
Lens Mount : Leica M bayonet with additional sensor for 6-bit coding
Lens System : Leica M lenses, Leica R lenses with optional Leica R-Adapter M
Top Cover : Milled brass top cover with integrated thumb rest
Material : All-metal case made of die-cast magnesium; synthetic leather covering. Cap and base plate made of brass.
Image Sensor : LEICA MAX 24MP CMOS Sensor
Number of Effective Pixels : 24 Million Pixels
Sensitivity Range : ISO 200 - ISO 6400, Pull 100 available, Auto ISO 
Imaging Platform :  Integrated imaging circuit with Leica Maestro® Image Processor
Electronic Viewfinder : Optional available, can be used for Live View and Play functionality 
LCD Monitor  : 3" TFT Display with 920,000 Pixels, scratch resistant cover glass (Corning®Gorilla®Glass®)
Shutter  : Dual type focal plane shutter for classic image exposure and Live view 
Shutter speed  : 1/4000s -  60s (in Bulb), 1/180s flash synchronization 
Burst rate  : 3fps 
Self timer  : 2s / 12s 
Storage Media : SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Cards 
Imaging Functions     
Image File Format  :  DNG (RAW data uncompressed or lossless compressed), JPEG
File Size  :  DNG approx. 20 Mbyte - approx. 30 Mbyte (compressed)/ 48.2 Mbyte (uncompressed), JPEG: Resolution and image content dependent
Available JPG Resolutions : 5952px*3976px (24MP), 4256px*2832px (12MP)/ 2976px*1984px (6MP)/ 1600px*1080px (1.7MP) 
Color Spaces  : sRGB / Adobe® RGB 
White Balance  : Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shadow / Tungsten / Flourescent warm / Flourescent cool / Flash / Manual (Greycard) / Kelvin 2000-13100
Other Functions:     
 Movie recording    
Movie Recording  : Single frame video compression (Motion JPG), Quicktime format (MOV) 
Movie Resolution  : 1080p, 720p, 640*480 (VGA) 
Movie Sampling Rate  : 25 fps,  24 fps, 30 fps (VGA only)
Microphone  : Mono, stereo microphone adapter optional available 
Audio recording  : Auto level adjustment, manual level adjustment (available while recording), concert preset
Exposure Control     
 Exposure Metering :

In classic viewfinder mode: Through the Lens (TTL) metering, center weighted with variable aperture. In Live View and advanced viewfinder mode: Through the Lens (TTL) metering, center weighted, spot or multiplied measuring.

Center weighted TTL for flash exposure with system conformant SCA-3000/2 standard flash units. 

 Exposure Setting : Manual shutter speed setting with direct dial, A-Mode with direct dial
Exposure Modes : Automatic shutter speed (A-Mode), Manual Exposure (M-Mode) 
Exposure Compensation  : -3 EV to +3 EV, 1/3 f-stops 
Exposure Bracketing  :  3/5 frames, 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3 f-stops
Flash Exposure Control:     
 Flash exposure control metering : Control with center-weighted TTL pre-flash metering (with SCA-3501/3502 adapter, or SCA-3000 standard flash unit such as Leica SF 24D/Leica SF 58). 
Hot Shoe  : SCA-3502 compatible hot shoe, with center contact 
Flash Synchronization  : Optional triggered at first or second shutter curtain  
Flash Synch Time  : 1/180s 
 Viewfinder / Focusing    
 Focusing Methods : Manual focus with optical rangefinder, Live View, 100% Live View Zoom, Live View focus peaking  
Optical Viewfinder  : Large, light bright-line rangefinder with automatic parallax compensation, LED illuminated frame lines. 
Optical Viewfinder Framelines  : Framelines size matches image sensor size at 2m focusing distance 
Optical Viewfinder Correction  : Eyepiece adjusted to -0.5 dpt. Corrective lenses from -3 to +3 dpt. available (optional)
Optical Viewfinder Magnification  : 0.68x 
Optical Viewfinder Displays  : 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 of metering memory lock LED exposure monitor with two triangular and one central circular LED with manual exposure setting.
Rangefinder  : Split or superimposed image range finder shown as a bright field in the center of the viewfinder image 
Rangefinder effective metering Basis  :  47.1mm (mechanical metering basis 69.25 mm x viewfinder magnification 0.68 times)
 Start up Time :  
Power Supply  : Li-ion battery (included), 7.4V, 1800 mAh 
Horizon  : Yes 
User Profiles  : 4 Profiles, exportable 
Sensor Cleaning  : Dust detection, manual cleaning function 
Tripod Thread  : A 1/4 (1/4") DIN made of stainless steel in base plate 
Dimensions  : approx. 139 x 42 x 80 mm (5.5 x 1.7 x 3.1 in.)
Weight  : 680g ( 23.9 oz) 
Operating Temperatures  : 0 °C to 40°C
Menu Languages  : English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese 

In good condition, with instruction manual, battery, charger and Leica Handgrip M.