Test Results Leica M9
Imaging: 18MP (effective) CCD sensor captures 5270x3516-pixel images at 3:2 aspect ratio with 14 bits/color in RAW DNG mode.
Storage: SD cards up to 2GB or SDHC cards up to 32GB. Stores JPEG, DNG, or JPEG + DNG.
Burst Rate: Up to 8 fine-quality JPEGs or DNG files at 2 fps.
Focus System: Manual only.
Shutter Speeds: 32 sec to 1/4000 sec in aperture-priority, 8 sec to 1/4000 sec, plus Bulb in manual.
Metering: TTL center-biased metering with preset working aperture. 1/3-stop exposure increments. Aperture-priority or full manual. EV 0 to EV 20 at ISO 160.
ISO Range: 80-2500 in 1/3-EV increments.
Flash: M-TTL for Metz SCA 3502 and Leica SF 24D flash units. Flash sync at 1/180 sec, and adjustable in 1/3-EV stages.
Viewfinder: Bright-line frame type with automatic parallax compensation. Indicators simulate FOV for 35/135mm, 28/90mm, and 50/75mm lenses. LCD: 2.5-inch TFT with 230,000 pixels.
Output: USB 2.0.
Batteries: Proprietary Li-ion rechargeable CIPA battery life rating, 350 shots per charge.
Size/weight: 5.5x3.1x1.5 in; 1.2 lb, body only. 1.4 lb with battery and card.
Street Price: $6,995, body only.
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