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Leica 24mm F/2.8 Elmarit-M Aspherical M Mount Lens, Black, 6 Bit Coded {55}

Leica Cameras
KEH Model# 229724

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Leica 24mm F/2.8 Elmarit-M Aspherical M Mount Lens, Black, 6 Bit Coded {55} Description


The Leica 24mm F/2.8 Elmarit-M Aspherical (11878) is a wide-angle manual focus lens built for the Leica M-system, ideal lens for landscape, photojournalism, and for architectural work.

The rugged all-metal barrel on the Leica 24mm has an aspherical design with seven elements in five groups to produce sharp images with minimal distortion and gorgeous color rendering; making it ideal for street and general photography.  The Leica 24mm f/2.8 Elmarit-M includes one lens element with anomalous partial dispersion and two other elements made of optical glasses with high refraction to provide outstanding contrast.  The design keeps the lens compact at just 45 mm (1.77 in.) and 290g (10.2 oz), so there is minimal obstruction when looking through the view finder.

With a maximum f/2.8 aperture and minimum focus distance of 0.7m (2.3ft), you can achieve an impressive depth-of-field and astonishingly sharp imagery.

Key Features

  • Wide angle rangefinder lens perfect for photojournalism & travel photography
  • Aperture: f/2.8 - f/16
  • Aspherical lens design
  • Anomalous partial dispersion
  • Leica M-Mount
  • 6-Bit mount coding allows digital M cameras to automatically identify lens
  • Internal thread for screw-in filters

Available accessories include: Front and rear lens caps, Leica Slip-On Lens Hood, 12019 viewfinder, and 55mm filters.

KEH Specifications

  • Focal Length: 24mm
  • Aperture Maximum: f2.8
  • Aperture Minimum: F16
  • Camera Mount Type: Leica M
  • Format Compatibility: 35mm
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 0.70m
  • Elements/Groups: 7/5
  • Angle of View: 84.1 degrees
  • Autofocus: n
  • Tripod Collar: n
  • Filter Thread:  55mm
  • Dimensions: 45mm x 58mm
  • Weight: 290g
  • Manufacturer Part#: 11878


General information

Manufacturer Part Number 11878
Manufacture GTIN 0799429118785
Brand Name Leica
Product information
Lens Type Wide-angle

Technical Information

Fixed Focal Length 24 mm
Max Aperture f/2.8

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Leica M