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Leica Mini Zoom 35mm Camera (35-70mm Vario-Elmar Lens)

Leica Cameras
KEH Model# 229540

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Leica Mini Zoom 35mm Camera (35-70mm Vario-Elmar Lens) Description


• Infrared autofocus with focus memory • Focus range: 24 inches to infinity • Center-weighted integral metering with exposure memory • Built-in flash with Red-eye Reduction pre-flash option • Automatic film advance (up to 1.5 fps) and rewind • Long-time exposures available

KEH Specifications

  • Body Color: silver
  • Lens:  LEICA VARIO-ELMAR 35-70 mm f/4.0 – 7.6 (7 elements in 6 groups). Lens cover automatically closes when camera is switched off.
  • Autofocus system:  Passive autofocus, which meters exposure values when the shutter release button is pressed lightly and focuses when the shutter release button is fully depresaed. In poor lighting conditions the auxiliary AF light is automatically activated.
  • Exposure control:  Automatic program mode, center-weighted integral metering with automatic flash activation in the automatic modes.
  • Viewfinder:  Bright, clear real image viewfinder with markings for autofocus area measured, frame lines for close-range and panorama photographs (panorama adapter available as an accessory). Viewfinder magnification: 0.44x at 35 mm focal length, 0.74x at 70 mm focal length. Finder coverage 83% of film format.
  • Focus Range: From 60 cm (24 in.) to infinity. Separate infinity focus lock.
  • Data panel:  liquid Crystal Display (LCD) indicates symbols/numbers for battery status, frame count (alternatively time count in seconds), flash and pre-flash activation, flash OFF and pre-flash OFF, long-time exposure, infinity focus lock, self-timer and exposure override.
  • Meter working range: (all data at ISO 100) Formodes with automatic flash activation or “ON” (manual flash on). At 35 mm focal length: from exposure value Ev9 (1/30 sec. and f/4.0) > Ev17 (1/300 sec. and f/20). At 70 mm focal length: from exposure value Ev11.6 (1/50 sec. and f/7.6) > Ev17 (1/200 sec. and f25). For manual “flash-off” modes or manual flash activation with long exposure, “SLOW/ON”. At 35 mm focal length: from exposure value Ev6 (1/4 sec. and f/4) > Ev17 (1/300 sec. and f20). At 70 mm focal length: from exposure value Ev7.9 (1/4 sec. and f/7.6) > Ev17 (1/200 sec. and f/25).
  • Shutter Speed: 1/4 sec. > 1/300 sec. “B” setting (up to 99 sec.)
  • Built-in Flash: In poor lighting conditions the flash is activated automatically in the automatic program modes. Manual ON/OFF capability at any time. Additional manual flash activation also possible with long exposures (SLOW/ON). Pre-flash to reduce red-eye effect in automatic program mode and manual flash-on (ON, SLOW/ON). Flash range – (all data at ISO 100): At 35 mm: 0.6 > 5.1 m. At 70 mm: 0.6 > 2.7 m.
  • Self-timer:10 sec. countdown; indicated by diode (LCD) on front of camera. Activated by separate button on the top plate of the camera.
  • Memory:  Focus is locked and metered value saved with continuous slight pressure on shutter release button.
  • Battery: Long-lasting 3V lithium battery (CR 123A).
  • Weight: approx. 245 grams
  • Dimensions: 124 W x 69.5 H x 42.6 D mm


General information

Brand Name Leica