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Model Name: Leica S (Typ 006) 
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General
Model Number:
Camera Format: Pro SLR 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $21950.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2012-12-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in.
(160 x 120 x 80 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD 
Sensor Manufacturer: Kodak KAF-37500 
Total Megapixels: 37.5
Effective Megapixels: 37.5 
Sensor Format: 2.13" 
Sensor Size (dia.): 2.13"
Focal Length Multiplier: 0.8
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, Raw (Adobe .DNG), Raw+JPEG Fine/Basic 
Video Capture
Movie Mode: No 
Movie Resolution: n/a
Movie Frame Rate:  
Movie Audio: No 
Movie File Format: n/a 
Optics
Lens Mount: S-bayonet mount 
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Phase-detect TTL with central cross-hair sensor: Choice of AFs (single) = Sharpness priority, AFc (continuous) = Shutter release priority, MF (manual), Manual override of automatic setting possible at any time 
Face Detection: No 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical 
Viewfinder Type: High eyepoint pentaprism viewfinder, 98% coverage, 0.87x magnification, -3 to +1 diopter correction, interchangeable focusing screen, ground glass screen with microprism ring and split image (standard) 
Display
LCD Viewfinder:  
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Custom (Grey Card), Color temperature (Kelvin) 
Shutter Speed Range: 32 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment (5 fields), Center-weighted, Spot (3.5% of image frame). 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No 
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/125 or 1/1000 
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant:  
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: No 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: No 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant:  
DPOF Compliant:  
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Cabled 
Other Connection: Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.4V, 2100mAh 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x 7.4V, 2100mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Software
Included Software: Adobe Lightroom 4, Leica Image Shuttle remote control software 
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7; Mac OS X 10.5+ 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 37.5MP CCD, 6 micron pixel pitch, 12 stops dynamic range, no LPF, electronic leveling aid (pitch/tilt), GPS module. 

 


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