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Leica R9 Black 35mm Camera Body

KEH Model# 231579
*** Lens not included
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* Item pictured for illustrative purposes only, actual item not pictured. See ‘Notes’ next to grade for included items.

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Leica R9 Black 35mm Camera Body
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The rating of the equipment is at 80 to 89 percent of original condition. Shows moderate wear for the age of the item, with the possibility of small dings or blemishes. Glass may have slight blemishes but will not affect picture quality.

* Item pictured for illustrative purposes only, actual item not pictured. See ‘Notes’ next to grade for included items.


Leica R9 Black
Camera Type – Microprocessor-controlled, manually focusing 35 mm single lens reflex camera with multiple automatic exposure control modes. Accepts motorized accessories.

Lenses – R lenses 18 to 800mm

Exposure Metering – Selective metering 7 mm diameter metering field, outlined in the viewfinder. Multi-pattern metering 6 fields; the exposure level in the multi-pattern metering mode can be changed by ±0.7 EV in 1/10 EV steps.
Center-weighted integral metering.
Center-weighted integral TTL metering for flash exposures with dedicated flash units. Selective TTL test flash exposure metering prior to the actual exposure with any flash unit.

Exposure Control Modes – Manual setting of shutter speed and aperture stop using the light balance in the viewfinder ; A Aperture priority automatic exposure control ; P Variable program automatic exposure control ; T Shutter speed priority automatic exposure control ; F Selective TTL flash exposure metering prior to the actual exposure ; The operating mode selector dial can be locked in any setting.

ISO Range – 6 to 12,500

Viewfinder – Prism Built-in, fixed pentaprism. Eyepiece High-eyepoint viewfinder. Diopter compensation of approximately ±2 diopters can be set at the viewfinder. Additional correction lenses are available. Built-in viewfinder blind. Interchangeable focusing screens 5 versions are available: Universal screen (ground glass screen with microprism ring and wedge ; supplied with the camera) ; Uniform ground glass screen ; Uniform ground glass screen with grid divisions ; Microprism screen ; Clear glass screen with cross-hairs. Viewfinder field 23 x 25 mm, corresponds to 93 % of the image area (96 % vertical x 97 % horizontal), in conformance with the standardized 35 mm slide format. Viewfinder magnification 0.75 x with a 50 mm lens set at infinity and 0 diopter correction.

Shutter and Shutter Release – Shutter Microprocessor-controlled metal leaf shutter that runs vertically. Shutter speeds Manual settings: 16 s to 1/8000 s in half steps, B for time exposures of any duration, X = 1/250 s for flash synchronization. Automatic setting stepless from 32 s to 1/8000 s with all automatic exposure control modes. Shutter release – Three stages: Activation – metered value storage – release. Integrated standard thread for cable releases. Self-timer Two delay times : 2 s or 12 s, red LED signal glows while the timer is running down. Hinged mirror partially transmitting, with 17 coated layers (70 % reflection, 30 % transmission). Mirror pre-release By means of a separate switch, the shutter release button can be used to raise the mirror and to set the spring-back iris diaphragm of the attached lens to the working aperture without releasing the shutter; the shutter is only released when the release button is pressed a second time.

Film Advance – After loading the film, using automatic threading, the film advance lever is used. There is a motor drive available for this camera. Speeds available are 2 to 4 fps. Rewinding is by crank for manual or motorized with the motor attached. Multiple exposures can be made without limit.

Camera Body – Overall mostly metal except for the bottom plate which is polycarbonate.

Other Features – Stopping-down lever for depth-of-field preview. LCD window on back. Requires two CR2 batteries for regular operation.

Size/Weight – 6.25 x 4 x 2.7 inches Approximately 28 oz. Film Advance and Loading the film – Auto threading. Manual advance by lever or optional motor winder. Rewinding by motor if installed or manual crank. Unlimited multi-exposures possible. Camera Body –

Additional Information

Brand Name Leica
GTIN 799429100919
Manufacturer Part Number 10091
Flash System Leica TTL (Film Cameras)
Focus Type Manual focus (only)
Lens Mount Leica R 1 Cam, Leica R 2 Cam, Leica R 3 Cam, Leica R 3rd Cam, Leica R Rom


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