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Leica R3 Black 35mm Camera Body

***Lens not included
Leica Cameras
KEH Model# 231553

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Leica R3 Black 35mm Camera Body Description


New generation of Leica SLR cameras, the first electronic Leitz camera, unique body shape, box-like with sharp corners, unlike later R cameras. FEATURES INCLUDE: Manual metering and aperture priority AE. Full-field and spot metering patterns. Exposure compensation and AE lock. Hot shoe, separate X and M PC sync terminals. Shutter speed range: 4 sec to 1/1000 plus B and X. Stepless shutter speed selection in AE mode. Flash sync speed: 1/90. Copal Leitz Shutter: electronically controlled, vertically moving, metal blades. Mechanical shutter speeds: B, and X which is 1/90. Self timer. ISO/ASA film speed range: 12-3200, set manually. Multi-exposure capability. DOF preview. Focusing screen: split image and microprism circle which outlines the spot-metering field. Not interchangeable. Battery check button. Proper film load indicator. Optional 90 degree angle viewfinder 14287 & optional 90 degree angle viewfinder with focusing eyepiece 14288.

KEH Specifications

Focus:  Manual

Lens Mount:  Bay. 

Metering:  TTL 

Manual Metering:  Yes 

Aperture Priority AE:  Yes 

Center Weighted:  Integrating 

Spot Metering:  Selective 

Metering Display:  Needle 

Exp. Comp:  Yes 

Shoe:  Hot 

PC Sync:  Yes 

Shutter Speed Range:  4s-1/1000 

High Sync. Speed:  1/60 

B or T Setting:  B 

Self-timer:  Yes 

ISO/DX Range:  12-3200 

ISO/DX Setting:  Man. 

Film Advance:  Man. 

Film Rewind:  Man. 

Multi. Exp. Capability:  Yes 

DOF Preview:  Yes 

Release Socket:  Mech. 

Viewfinder Image:  NA 

Battery:  2-MS76 

Weight:  27oz. 


General information

Brand Name Leica
Product information

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Leica R 1 Cam, Leica R 2 Cam, Leica R 3 Cam, Leica R 3rd Cam, Leica R Rom