Category Archives: Leica M-E

More upgrade options for Leica M9/M9-P/M-E/Monochrom cameras with CCD sensor corrosion

Leica is now offering more upgrade options for Leica M9/M9-P/M-E/Monochrom cameras affected by the CCD sensor corrosion issue:

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Upgrade options for Leica M9/M9-P/M-E/Monochrom cameras with CCD sensor corrosion

On Monday Leica Camera announced the end of the free sensor replacement for older M9/M9-P/M-E/Monochrom cameras that suffer from CCD sensor corrosion. One of the options given was to upgrade to a new M model, but the official text did not provide any details. Here are the exact US prices on the different upgrade paths: Upgrade […]

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A limited number of refurbished Leica M-E, M9-P and Monochrom cameras available for sale in Germany

Leica Camera released a limited number of refurbished Leica M-E, Leica M9-P and Leica M Monochrom cameras for sale to Meister Camera in Germany (each comes with 1 year manufacturer warranty):

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Important information about Li-Ion batteries for the Leica M8/M8.2/M9/M9-P/M-E/Monochnrom cameras

Important information about Li-Ion batteries for the Leica M8/M8.2/M9/M9-P/M(9) and MONOCHROM/M-E camera models We have determined that several rechargeable batteries (Order no. 14 464) manufactured at the end of 2015 and beginning of 2016 for cameras of the M series were supplied with a defective electronic component. The effect of this is that the camera […]

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Leica M-E is still available

After the announcement of the M Typ 262 camera and CCD sensor corrosions issue, the Leica M-E camera is still available for sale (price: $4,790, or $400 less  than the new Typ 262). Used M-E cameras can be found for around $2,800. I have been asking around for a while and nobody could give me any information […]

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Update on the Leica CCD sensor issue for the Leica M9/M9-P/M-E/M Monochrom cameras

Leica published a new update on the Leica CCD sensor issue for the Leica M9, M9-P and M-E cameras – they have successfully developed a new generation of CCD sensors and will begin replacing the sensors in models that were affected by corrosion with sensors from the new generation. Here is the full text:

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Why I Choose The Leica M: Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed, Focal Point

Starting today Louis Ferreira (www.500px.com/LouisFerreira) will start contributing articles to Leica Rumors. His first post addresses why he selected the Leica M system: During the transition to digital I tried many camera systems and read many articles to find a camera that fit me, but when the first digital M hit the market I was intrigued. None of […]

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