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The Leica MP 0.72 Rangefinder Silver Camera is manufactured to an extremely high standard and handcrafted to create the perfect tool for the photographic artist. It has been maticulously designed to deliver the essentials in a manual format using the newest technology in a traditional style.
Pared down to the absolute essentials, the Leica MP 0.72 Rangefinder Silver Camera is intuitive ti use and leaves all the crucial decisions and settings to the photographer. It is the classic, purely mechanical alternative to theLeica MP 0.72 Rangefinder Silver Camera and is an iconic camera that offers added comfort and speed with its electronic shutter and aperture-priority metering system.
The development of the Leica MP 0.72 Rangefinder Silver Camera is an accumulation of over 50 years of experience and is quintessentially a mechanical range/viewfinder camera with outstanding reliability and can be operated without batteries, which, in this day and age is extremely refreshing. The robust body withstands the harshest of conditions and it can be used to its full potential in every environement. The classic silver finish is timeless.
Leica Passport Scheme
This product is covered under the Leica Passport. The Leica Passport scheme applies to Leica Cameras, Lenses, Binoculars, Scopes and Rangefinders. All items under the Leica Passport Scheme are covered against accidental damage for 1 year.
If, during this 1 year cover any part of your Leica product stops working or functions incorrectly, including accidental damage, will be repaired or replaced by Leica - free of charge.
You will receive your Leica Passport Scheme application card along with your order. Simply fill in your details and post back to Leica. Your cover starts from the data of purchase and lasts for 1 year. Only products purchased from official Leica Dealers are covered by the Leica Passport Scheme, within the UK.
We are a Leica Premier Dealer, & a Leica Erleben Dealer for Sports Optics, and all of our Leica Cameras, Lenses, Binoculars, Scopes and Rangefinders are covered by the Leica Passport Scheme, for UK addresses only.
Compact 35mm Rangefinder Sysytem camera with mechanically controlled shutter
M Bayonnet mount, Leica M Lenses from 21-135mm
Large bright-line frame viewfinder with automatic parrallax compensation. Eyepiece calibrated to -0.5dpt, bright-line frames activated in pairs, automatically displayed when the lens is mounted. The preview selector can be used to display each of the pairs of frames. At the shortest possible distance setting for each focal length, the bright-line frame size corresponds to an image size of approx 23x25mm. Magnification 0.72x for all lenses, Split and superposed-image range finder displayed as a bright field in the centre of the viewfinder image.
Exposure metering through the lens (TTL) selectively with working aperture. The light reflected by a metering spot in the centre of the first shutter curtain. Metering range from 0.03 to 125000 cd/m2 at room temperature, normal humidity and f/1 for ISO 100/21 this corresponds to EV-2 to 20 or f/1 and 4s to f/32 and f/1000s (for ISO 100/21). Silicone photodiode metering cell with focusing lens to the top left behind bayonnet
Manual shutter speed and aperture setting and adjustment using LED light balance.
Manual setting from ISO 6/9 degree to ISO 6400/98degree
LED symbol for battery status, LED light balance with two traingular LEDs and a central circular LED to adjust the exposure Triangular LEDs give the required direction to rotate the aperture dial. The LEDs flash to warn the the brightness reading is above or below the metering range.
Using accessory hotshoe with centre contacts or standard flash connector socket
Flash Synchronisation Speed:
1/50s slower shutter speeds can be used
With 1st shutter curtain
Seperate computer control of flashunit or guide number calculation and manual setting or required aperture
Rubbersized cloth focal plane shutter with horizontal movement, mechanically controlled.
From 1s to 1/1000s in whole increments, B for long exposure of any duration
Manual film loading, film advance quick wind lever
Enclosed all metal body with hinged rear panel, brass top and brass plate, Silver or Black Chrome lacquered
Only necessary for metering display: 3V from 2 Silver Oxide Button cells type PX76/SR44 or from 1 lithium cell type DL 1/3n Battery Monitoring by illumination of battery warning display with light balance LEDs
138 x 77 x 38mm (approx WxHxD)
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