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Leica M10-P "ASC 100 Edition"

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The Leica M10-P "ASC 100 Edition" is a special homage to cinematographers. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the American Society of Cinematographers, the camera set is designed with director's eye in mind. The series is limited to only 300 sets worldwide.
$17,500.00
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Leica M10-P "ASC 100 Edition"

Leica Camera is excited to announce that the new special edition Leica M10-P "ASC 100 Edition" camera and lens set. The Leica M10-P "ASC 100 Edition" is a homage to cinematographers. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the American Society of Cinematographers, the camera set is designed with director's eye in mind. The all-black camera design with gold anodized Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH. lens hearkens back to the look of Oskar Barnack's prototype camera, the Ur-Leica, which he initially used to test film emulsions for use in his cinema camera. Likewise, the M10-P "ASC 100 Edition" comes pre-loaded with two Cine Look features – "ASC Cine Classic" mode for a classic, analog 35mm motion-picture film look, and "ASC Contemporary" for current digital styles – both co-developed with Leica and ASC.

Pairing perfectly with the Cine Looks, the special edition set also comes with a Leica Visoflex EVF and Leica M-PL-Mount adapter to accommodate any PL-Mount cine lens and utilize the still picture camera as a director's viewfinder, to frame shots through the very same lenses that will be used for filming. Aesthetics-wise, the camera body is finished in black chrome with blacked-out setting dials, a black-on-black ASC logo on the top plate and wrapped in the unique diamond pattern embossed leatherette akin to the Leica SL and Leica Q. The gold lens cap is adorned with the classic ASC seal.

The Leica M10-P "ASC 100 Edition" features two specially tailored cine look modes, implemented into the camera's software. These looks can be activated in the JPEG settings menu and will be displayed in live view and playback as well as captured in the JPEG file itself. To make the M10-P "ASC 100 Edition" the perfect tool for professional cinematographers, it will enable users to select from different frame lines used in cinematography. Once activated in the capture assistants menu, the corresponding frame line will be displayed as a bright-line frame in live view as well as in playback mode to assess the framing of a shot before shooting begins. Note: the image will be captured in 3:2 as usual.

The Leica M10-P "ASC 100 Edition" will be limited to 300 sets worldwide.

The essentials:

  • Almost inaudible mechanical shutter release
  • ASC Cine Classic Look
  • ASC Cine Contemporary Look
  • Theatrical wide-screen and theatrical standard presets
  • Compact digital rangefinder system camera
  • Easier Live View focusing with improved Focus Peaking and adjustable/movable magnification
  • All new 24 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor ensures exceptional image quality and improved performance
  • ISO 100 - 50,000 for better photos in both bright and very low light
  • Touchscreen LCD
  • Built-in level gauge
  • Weather resistant to withstand light rain and dust
  • Made in Germany

At-A-Glance

Pre-loaded with two Cine Look features

Only 300 sets worldwide

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  • Camera type:
    Leica M10-P, compact digital rangefinder system camera
  • Lens mount:
    Leica M bayonet with additional sensor for 6-bit coding
  • Lens system:
    Leica M lenses, R lenses can be used with optional adapter
  • Image Sensor:
    CMOS chip, active surface 24x36mm
  • Resolution:
    DNG: 5976x3992 pixels (24MP), JPEG: 5952x3968 pixels (24MP)
  • Data Format:
    DNG (raw data, lossless compression), JPEG
  • File Size:
    DNG: 20-30 MB, JPEG depending on resolution and picture content
  • Buffer Memory:
    2GB / 16 pictures in series
  • White Balance:
    Automatic, manual, 8 presets, color temperature input
  • Storage Medium:
    SD cards up to 2GB, SDHC cards up to 32GB, SDXC cards up to 2TB
  • Menu Language:
    German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Korean
  • Exposure Metering:
    Exposure metering through the lens (TTL), with working aperture
  • Metering Method:
    For 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:
    At room temperature and normal humidity for ISO 100, at aperture 1.0 EV-1 to EV20 at aperture 32. Flashing of the left triangular LED in the viewfinder indicates values below the metering range
  • Sensitivity Range:
    ISO 100 to ISO 50000, adjustable in 1/3 ISO increments from ISO 200, choice of automatic control or manual setting
  • Exposure Modes:
    Choice of automatic shutter speed control with manual aperture pre-selection - aperture priority A, or manual shutter speed and aperture setting
  • Flash Exposure Control
  • Flash Unit Attachment:
    Via accessory shoe with central and control contacts
  • Synchronization:
    Optionally triggered at the 1st or 2nd Shutter curtain
  • Flash Sync Time:
    1/180s; slower shutter speeds can be used, if working below sync speed: Automatic changeover to TTL linear flash mode with HSS compatible Leica system flash units
  • Flash Exposure Metering:
    Using center-weighted TTL pre-flash metering with Leica flash units (SF40, SF64, SF26, SF60), or flash units compatible with the system with SCA3502 M5 adapter
  • Flash Measurement Cell:
    2 silicon photo diodes with collection lens on the camera base
  • Flash Exposure Compensation:
    ±3EV in1⁄3 EV increments
  • Displays in Flash Mode (in viewfinder only):
    Using flash symbol LED
  • Viewfinder
  • Construction Principle:
    Large, bright line frame viewfinder with automatic parallax compensation
  • Eyepiece:
    Calibrated to -0.5 diopter; corrective lenses from -3 to +3 diopter available
  • Image Field Limiter:
    By activating two bright lines each: For 35 and 135mm, for 28 and 90mm, or for 50 and 75mm; automatic switching when lens is attached
  • Parallax Compensation:
    The horizontal and vertical difference between the viewfinder and the lens is automatically compensated according to the relevant distance setting, i.e. the viewfinder bright-line automatically aligns with the subject detail recorded by the lens.
  • Matching Viewfinder & Actual Image:
    At a range setting of 2m, the bright-line frame size corresponds exactly to the sensor size of approx. 23.9 x 35.8mm; at infinity setting, depending on the focal length, approx. 7.3% (28mm) to 18% (135mm) more is recorded by the sensor than indicated by the corresponding bright line frame and slightly less for shorter distance settings than 2m
  • Magnification (For all lenses):
    0.73x
  • Large-base Range Finder:
    Split or superimposed image range finder shown as a bright field in the center of the viewfinder image
  • Effective Metering Basis:
    50.6mm (mechanical measurement basis 69.31mm x viewfinder magnification 0.73x)
  • Displays
  • In the Viewfinder:
    Four-digit digital display with dots above and below
  • On Back:
    3” color touchscreen TFT LCD with 16 million colors and 1,036,800 pixels, approx. 100% image field, glass cover of extremely hard, scratch resistant Gorilla glass, color space: sRGB, for Live-View and review mode, displays, level gauge display
  • Shutter & Shutter Release
  • Shutter:
    Metal blade focal plane shutter with vertical movement, near-silent operation
  • Shutter Speeds:
    For aperture priority: (A) continuous from 125s to 1/4000s. For manual adjustment: 8s to 1⁄4000s in half steps, from 8s to 125s in whole steps, B: For long exposures up to maximum 125s (in conjunction with self-timer T function, i.e. 1st release = shutter opens, 2nd release = shutter closes),(1⁄180s): Fastest shutter speed for flash synchronization, HSS linear flash mode possible with all shutter speeds faster than 1⁄180s (with HSS-compatible Leica system flash units)
  • Picture Series:
    Approx. 5 pictures per second, 30-40 pictures in series
  • Shutter Release Button:
    Two-stage, 1st step: Activation of the camera electronics including exposure metering and exposure lock (in aperture priority mode), 2nd step: Shutter release; standard thread for cable release integrated.
  • Self-Timer:
    Delay 2s (aperture priority and manual exposure setting) or 12s, set in menu, indicated by flashing LED on front of camera and corresponding display in monitor.
  • Turning The Camera On/Off:
    Using main switch on top of camera; optional automatic shutdown of camera electronics after approx. 2/5/10 minutes; reactivated by tapping the shutter release
  • Power Supply:
    1 lithium ion rechargeable battery, nominal voltage 7.4V, capacity 1300mAh.; maximum charging current/voltage: DC 1000mA, 7.4V; Model No.: BP-SCL5; Manufacturer: PT. VARTA Microbattery, Made in Indonesia, Operating conditions (in camera): 0°C - + 40°C
  • Charger:
    Inputs: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 300mA, automatic switching, or 12V DC, 1.3A; Output: DC 7.4V, 1000mA/max. 8.25V, 1100mA; Model No.: BC-SCL5; Manufacturer: Guangdong PISEN Electronics Co., Ltd., Made in China, Operating conditions: 0°C - + 35°C
  • GPS:
    Only with Leica Visoflex viewfinder attached, available as an accessory
  • Wi-Fi:
    Complies with IEEE 802.11b/g/n standard (standard WiFi protocol), channel 1-11, encryption method: WiFi-compatible WPA/WPA2 encryption, access method: Infrastructure mode
  • Camera Body
  • Material:
    All-metal die cast magnesium body, synthetic leather covering. Brass top panel and base, black or silver chrome plated finish
  • Image Field Selector:
    Allows the bright-line pairs to be manually activated at any time (e.g. to compare detail)
  • Tripod Thread:
    A ¼" DIN stainless steel in bottom
  • Operating Conditions:
    0-40°C
  • Interfaces:
    ISO accessory shoe with additional contacts for Leica Visoflex viewfinder (available as an accessory)
  • Dimensions:
    Approx. 139 x 38.5 x 80mm (width x depth x height)
  • Weight:
    Approx. 680g (with battery)
  • Presets:
    Theatrical wide-screen 2.39:1 (FF+Super35) ; Theatrical standard 1.85 (FF+Super35) ; Standard 16:9 / 1.78 (FF+Super35)
  • Custom Setting:
    Possible to enter mm (up to 36x24mm) in height and width to set a custom frame

Delivery:
Camera body, gold anodized Summicron-M 35 f/2 ASPH. lens, Visoflex EVF and M-PL-Mount adapter, lithium ion battery and charger, carrying strap, body 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.

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The Leica M10-P "ASC 100 Edition" is a special homage to cinematographers. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the American Society of Cinematographers, the camera set is designed with director's eye in mind. The series is limited to only 300 sets worldwide.