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Leica M10-P "Safari" Edition

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Leica Camera is excited to announce the new Leica M10-P Edition "Safari." The Leica M10-P Edition 'Safari' camera body will be limited to 1,500 units worldwide, and includes a carrying strap and SD/credit card holder in Brandy-colored leather.
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Leica M10-P "Safari" Edition

Leica Camera is excited to announce the new Leica M10-P Edition "Safari." The eye-catching special finish of olive green 'Safari' cameras from Leica have a long and storied tradition, dating back to the early years of the M-System. The Leica M10-P Edition 'Safari' camera body will be limited to 1,500 units worldwide, and includes a carrying strap and SD/credit card holder in Brandy-colored leather.

The first Leica cameras with this high-quality enamel finish in olive green were originally designed and constructed for military use in the field. What began in 1960 with the Leica M1 “Olive” manufactured for the German armed forces went on to become a story of legends in the camera world. While the subsequent olive green M3 and M4 cameras were manufactured exclusively for military use, 1977 saw the appearance of the olive green Leica R3 'Safari' camera in response to increasing demand from private customers.

This special edition was followed by a series of popular successors: the M6 TTL 'Safari' in 2000, the M8.2 'Safari' in 2008 and, in 2015, the M-P (Typ 240) 'Safari'.

The Leica M10-P Edition 'Safari' camera and the Leica Summicron-M 50mm f/2 Edition "Safari" premium lens (available separately), both finished in olive green enamel, represent a perfect symbiosis of functionality, legacy, and design. All visible metallic components of the camera and lens are elaborately machined from solid brass. The premium baked enamel finish in olive green makes the camera and lens resistant to handling blemishes and scratches and provides enduring protection against external influences such as chemicals and UV light.

The essentials:

  • CMOS chip, active surface 24x36mm
  • Expanded ISO range of 100-50,000
  • 3” color touchscreen TFT LCD
  • Electronic shutter function with a maximum shutter speed of 1/40,000s
  • DNG / JPEG
  • Exposure metering through the lens (TTL)
  • Made in Germany

At-A-Glance

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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, painted in olive green 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)

Delivery:
M10-P Edition "Safari", leather cowhide carrying strap, SD and card case, charger 100-240V with 2 mains cables (Euro, USA,) and 1 car charging cable, lithium ion battery, 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.

The Leica M10-P

 

Leica Camera is excited to announce the new Leica M10-P Edition "Safari." The Leica M10-P Edition 'Safari' camera body will be limited to 1,500 units worldwide, and includes a carrying strap and SD/credit card holder in Brandy-colored leather.