Category Archives: Leica M9

Leica Camera’s official response on the M9 sensor white spots/corrosion issue

Leica Camera has issued an official statement on the Leica M9 sensor white spots/corrosion issues I reported earlier:

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Leica M9 sensor white spots/corrosion issues reported

For the past few weeks l-camera-forum members have been reporting strange white spots/corrosion issues on Leica M9 cameras – see this and this thread for more details. Similar problems have also been reported for the M9-P, M-E and M Monochrome models. The white spots are probably due to corrosion on the top cover glass (Schott S8612) of […]

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Leica M9 and M9-P gift card promotions extended through January 31, 2013

Leica Camera has extended the gift card promotion for M9 and M9-P cameras till January 31, 2013. For the next two months you will be able to purchase a Leica M9 for $6,495 and Leica M9-P for $6,995 (same price as the new M). Some resellers on Amazon have the M9 listed for around $6,300. Used M9 cameras […]

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Leica M9 in Ruthenium customized by HRR Manufaktur

This customized Leica M9 in Ruthenium was created by HRR Manufaktur in Germany. My understanding is that they will be making a limited number of these M9’s. Price and availability is not public yet. The attached lens is the Noktor 50mm f/0.95 Hyperprime (there is currently one listed on eBay). Two more images of the customized Ruthenium M9 after the break:

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Used Leica M9 cameras sell for around $4,000 on eBay

Used Leica M9 digital rangefinders currently sell for slightly above $4,000 on eBay (completed listings) – this is around $1,500 less than a brand new Leica M-E (priced at $5,450). With the exception of the frame selector, USB port and color/material, the M9 and M-E are basically identical cameras. Here are some of the active Leica M9 […]

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Leica M9 replica made out of Lego pieces

Inspired by H.Y. Leung’s Lego Leica M8, Chris McVeigh created this Leica M9 replica completely out of Lego pieces. Back in 2010 someone actually built a functional Leica M8 based on the Lego Pink Digital Camera set (available on Amazon).

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Leica M9 and M9-P cameras now with up to $1,500 discount

After the first price reduction, the Leica M9 and M9-P cameras are now further discounted on amazon.com: Leica M9 (black) now $5,999 Leica M9 (steel grey) now $5,999 Leica M9-P (silver chrome) now $6,499 Leica M9-P (black) now $6,499  

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