Leica M-D (Typ 262)Features
Complete Concentration, Maximum clarity: The Leica M-D has everything a camera needs: manual settings for ISO values, apertures and shutter speeds. The essentials for uncompromising simplicity.
Less Technology, More Creative Freedom: The Leica M-D offers the ultimate in digital rangefinder photography. No LCD screen leads to more freedom for creative photography.
Typical M, Exceptional picture quality: As is the case with all M-Cameras, the Leica M-D delivers exceptional picture quality. It also remains true to its purist origins - by capturing exposures exclusively in DNG format.
Unique - Purism also characterizes its design: By the omission of the Leica red dot logo, LCD monitor screen and menu controls, and a body finished completely in black, the Leica M-D is the epitome of understatement
Absolute discretion: The Leica M-D features an almost silent shutter that enables exceptionally discreet photography. This is due to a shutter cocking system that is considerably quieter in single exposure mode than that of the M (Typ 240)
Compact digital M camera without an LCD display
Simple control via the shutter speed and ISO dials, the only exposure controls on the camera body
Brass top cover and bottom plate, black paint finish
Quieter shutter mechanism for more discreet shooting
24 megapixel CMOS sensor (still-pictures only) ensures exceptional image quality
Leica Maestro processor for fast recording of captured images
ISO values up to 6,400 ensure great quality imagesin low light
Fast and accurate manual focusing
Full Frame Camera
LEICA M-D (Typ 262)
The digital M rangefinder in its simplest form
Leica Camera presents the Leica M-D (Typ 262), a digital camera without an LCD display which embodies the M rangefinder philosophy in its purest and simplest form. The Leica M-D (Typ 262) focuses solely on the core essential functions for photography. It is a compact full-frame camera system with access to the best lenses in the world. The Leica M-D (Typ 262) is dedicated to the essence of digital M rangefinder photography, and brings the analog experience of taking pictures into the modern digital photography age.
Reduced to the essentials both in features and design, the Leica M-D (Typ 262) embodies the essence of rangefinder photography. For features, it has setting options for ISO values, aperture and shutter speeds. Design wise, the camera excludes an LCD monitor, menu controls and Leica red dot logo. It features the classic step at the end of the top plate.
The images from the Leica M-D (Typ 262) are characterized by outstanding contrast, exceptional detail resolution and low image noise. It is ideal to shoot with available light.
The Leica M-D (Typ 262) features a shutter cocking system that is quieter than that of its sister models the M and M-P (Typ 240). In single exposure mode, the shutter release frequency is up to two frames per second. In continuous mode, the Leica M (Typ 262) has the same burst rate as its sister models and shoots up to three frames per second.
The discreteness and compact size of the camera allows photographers to not only get close to the action, but into the heart of where it's happening.
Benefits at a Glance
• Compact digital M camera without an LCD display, focused solely on the traditional rangefinder experience
• Simple and intuitive control via the shutter speed and ISO dials, the only exposure controls on the camera body
• Brass top cover and bottom plate, black paint finish
• Quieter shutter mechanism for more discreet shooting
• 24 megapixel CMOS sensor (still-pictures only) ensures exceptional image quality
• Leica Maestro processor for fast recording of captured images
• ISO values up to 6,400 ensure great quality images in low light
• Fast and accurate manual focusing
• All the essential controls and functions logically and ergonomically placed
• Packaged with a genuine, full-grain cowhide leather strap
• Made in Germany