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Leica M Monochrom “Signature” Edition by Andy Summers

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Leica Camera is excited to announce a new unique special edition, the Leica M Monochrom "Signature" by Andy Summers. Created in collaboration with Andy Summers, former member of the rock band The Police and one of the greatest guitarists in the world, this special edition represents a striking synergy of music and photography. The set is limited to 50 units worldwide.
$14,995.00
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Leica M Monochrom "Signature" Edition by Andy Summers

Leica Camera is excited to announce a new unique special edition, the Leica M Monochrom "Signature" by Andy Summers. Created in collaboration with Andy Summers, former member of the rock band The Police and one of the greatest guitarists in the world, this special edition represents a striking synergy of music and photography. Coinciding with the release of the camera set, Fender will launch a special Signature Guitar for Andy Summers.

The Leica M Monochrom "Signature" by Andy Summers stands out with its high-gloss black paint finish, contrasting silver chrome control elements, matching Leica Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH lens with red engravings and classic style lens hood, the special leatherette showcasing a collage of Andy Summers's photo collection and Andy's stylized signature engraved atop the camera highlighted in red enamel paint.

Accompanying the M Monochrom (Typ 246) camera and lens set will be an Oberwerth for Leica System Case in black leather with red contrast stitching and a Fender guitar-inspired special "Signature" black leather camera strap. The Leica M Monochrom "Signature" by Andy Summers will be sold exclusively at Leica Stores and Boutiques, and limited to 50 sets worldwide.

The essentials:

  • Compact, digital rangefinder system camera with video function
  • 24MP black and white CMOS sensor in 24 x 36 mm format
  • Leica Maestro image processor
  • Sapphire crystal monitor
  • Full HD 1080p video function
  • ISO 320 - ISO 25000
  • Focus peaking
  • Reduced design without Leica logo on the front
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Made in Germany

At-A-Glance

Only 50 sets available worldwide

Showcases a collage of Andy Summer's photo collection

  • Camera type:
    Compact digital view and rangefinder system camera with a dedicated black-and-white image sensor
  • Lens mount:
    Leica M bayonet with additional sensor for 6-bit coding
  • Lens system:
    Leica M lenses from 16 to 135 mm
  • Material:
    All-metal die cast magnesium body, synthetic leather covering. Brass top panel and base, black chrome plated finish
  • Image Sensor:
    B/W CMOS chip, active area approx. 23.9 × 35.8 mm (corresponds to usable format of analog Leica M models) without color and low-pass filter
  • Filter:
    DNG™: 5976 × 3992 (24 megapixels), JPEG: 5952 × 3968 (24 megapixels), 4256 × 2832 (12 megapixels), 2976× 17984 (6 megapixels), 1600 × 1072 (1.7 megapixels). For video recordings: 720 P, 1080 P
  • Data formats:
    DNG™ (raw data), either uncompressed or compressed (lossless), JPEG.
  • File size:
    DNG™: compressed 20-30 MB, uncompressed 34.5 MB, JPEG: depending on resolution and picture content
  • Video recording format :
    24 fps, 25 fps
  • Buffer memory:
    2 GB/30 pictures in series
  • Sound recording:
    Mono, stereo using microphone adapter, choice of automatic or manual modulation during recording or fixed "concert setting"
  • Storage media:
    SD cards up to 2 GB, SDHC cards up to 32 GB, SDXC cards
  • Burst rate:
    3fps
  • Self timer:
    2s / 12s
  • Storage Media:
    SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Cards
  • Compatibility:
    Windows® Vista ®SP2 / 7 ®/ 8 ®; Mac ® OS X (10.5 or higher)
  • Exposure metering:
    Through-the-lens (TTL) metering, with variable aperture, center-weighted TTL metering for flash exposure with system-compliant SCA-3000/2 standard flash units
  • Metering principle/method:
    By metering the light reflected by light blades of the 1st shutter curtain onto a measuring cell: strong center-weighted; for metering on the sensor: spot, center-weighted, multi-field metering
  • Metering range:
    (to ISO 320, room temperature and normal relative humidity:) EV 0 (with aperture 1.0) to EV 20 (with aperture 32). Flashing of the left-hand triangular LED in the viewfinder signals that the exposure meter reading is below the working range
  • Sensitivity range:
    ISO 320 to ISO 25000, adjustable in 1/3 ISO increments, choice of automatic control or manual setting
  • Exposure mode:
    Choice of automatic shutter speed control with manual aperture preselection – aperture priority A, or manual shutter speed and aperture setting
  • Viewfinder principle:
    Large, bright, combined bright-line viewfinder with automatic parallax compensation
  • Image field indication:
    By activating two bright-line frames each: for 35 and 135 mm, or for 28 and 90 mm, or for 50 and 75 mm. Automatic swtiching when lens is attached. Frame color (red/white) selectable in menu
  • Magnification:
    0.68 x (for all lenses)
  • Display
  • In the viewfinder:
    Four-digit digital display with dots above and below, displays
  • On back:
    100%
  • Shutter :
    Metal blade focal plane shutter with vertical movement
  • Shutter speeds:
    1/4000 to 60 Seconds in Aperture Priority Mode ; 1/4000 to 8 Seconds in Manual Mode; 0 to 60 Seconds in Time Mode
  • GPS:
    Optional (only with multifunction hand grip attached, not available everywhere due to country-specific legislation
  • Dimensions (L × H × D):
    Approx. 138,6× 42 × 80 mm (5.45 × 1.65 × 3.15 in)
  • Weight (with battery):
    Approx. 680 g (24 oz)

Delivery:
Camera body, Charger 100-240 V with two power cords (EU, USA, deviating in some export markets) and a car charging cable, Lithium-ion battery, Carrying strap, Housing bayonet cover, Cover for accessory shoe

Software:
The owner of this camera will receive a three-month subscription of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan (which includes the latest versions of Adobe Lightroom, and Adobe Photoshop). The Creative Cloud Photography Plan can be activated upon product registration in the Leica Owners' Area.

Limited Warranty:
Leica Camera AG (‘LEICA’) provides a two-year product limited warranty for this LEICA camera valid from the date of purchase from an authorized LEICA dealer, including the accessories contained in the original packaging, which are valid for two years.

Leica Camera is excited to announce a new unique special edition, the Leica M Monochrom "Signature" by Andy Summers. Created in collaboration with Andy Summers, former member of the rock band The Police and one of the greatest guitarists in the world, this special edition represents a striking synergy of music and photography. The set is limited to 50 units worldwide.