Category Archives: Leica M9

Leica M9 rangefinder camera review

Leica M9 Rangefinder Review by Carl Garrard: Leica M9 Rangefinder Review: Since I’ve decided to switch to a rangefinder as my main camera system, life has been simpler. My creativity along with my passion for photography, seem in full swing again. Sometimes I reflect with a heavy heart when I realize that I almost lost both […]

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Leica updated their CCD sensor upgrade pricing for the SL Typ 601 camera

With the recent price drop of the SL Typ 601 camera, Leica updated their CCD sensor upgrade pricing for that model (the upgrade is available for Leica M9/M9-P/M-E/Monochrom cameras affected by the CCD sensor corrosion issue):

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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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Leica to end the free CCD sensor replacement for older M9/M9-P/M-E/Monochrom cameras on August 15th, 2017

Leica Camera announced today they will end the free CCD sensors replacement for M9/M9-P/M-E/Monochrom cameras that are older than 5 years on August 15th, 2017. After that date, Leica will continue to replace the sensor only in cases where the cameras have been purchased as new products within the last five years. For cameras older than 5 years, the sensor […]

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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 M9 camera survives fall from balcony, breaks pool’s granite tile

In case you missed it, here is a story I posted on Facebook last week: a Chinese photographer dropped his Leica M9 camera from the balcony and… broke the pool’s granite tile below. The camera’s focusing and metering systems were working fine after the drop, but he will probably need a new lens hood:

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