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Leica 50mm f/2 Summicron-M M Mount Lens (Built-In Hood), Black (11826), 6 Bit Coded {39}

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Leica 50mm f/2 Summicron-M M Mount Lens (Built-In Hood), Black (11826), 6 Bit Coded {39}
Cond. Notes Price Qty
Like New Minus

The rating of the equipment is at 97 to 99 percent of original condition. Only the closest inspections will reveal slight wear. Perfect glass, but the box and accessories are usually not included.

With Caps; Made in Germany
$1,899.00
Excellent

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.

With Caps and Case; Made in Germany
$1,742.00
* Item pictured for illustrative purposes only, actual item not pictured. See ‘Notes’ next to grade for included items.

Description

DETAILS

The Leica 50mm f/2 Summicron-M (11826) is a renowned standard lens for the M-mount system.  It's a great general purpose lens that produces a normal field of view with the beautiful image quality Leica is famous for.

The double gausss lens design uses 6 elements in 4 groups, as well as eight aperture blades.  The Leica 50mm f/2 Summicron is an excellent lens producing outstanding sharpness, bokeh, and accurate color rendition.  Even wide-open with narrow depth-of-field, no coma can be discerned in the image area and the Summicron 50mm produces high-quality contrast, distortion-free, sharp photos with minimal vignetting or ghosting.  It's ability to work in poor or dimly lit environments lets you creates smooth images without having to increase digital noise through higher ISO values.

The 50 Summicron-M has a solid durable all metal design.  The aperture ring clicks from f/2-16 in ? stop increments.  Originally introduced in 1994, this 11826 version effectively uses the same much loved optical design from the previous 50mm f/2 Summicron-M (11819) but with a revised mechanical design that includes a built-in lens hood.  This particular Summicron-M (11826) is 6-Bit coded to allow digital M cameras to automatically identify the lens as soon as it's mounted for adjustments based on it's unique optical characteristics and for EXIF information.  The convenient built-in lens hood keeps the lens ultra compact and is ready to deploy quickly whenever needed.  It's a very pleasant lens to carry and use, perfect for street, landscape, portraits, indoor scenes and so much more.  A classic lens that performs very well, the Leica 50mm f/2 Summicron-M is a great compliment to any Leica M body.

Key Features

  • Classic normal lens for Leica M-mount
  • Compact, built-in Lens Hood
  • Bright aperture of f/2-16
  • Accurate color rendition
  • Smooth manual focus, quick focus grip
  • Minimum focus: 0.7m (2.3ft)
  • All-metal design
  • 6-Bit mount coding allows digital M cameras to automatically identify lens

Available accessories include: 39mm filters, front and rear lens caps.


Additional Information

General
Brand Name Leica
GTIN 4022243118263, 00799429118266
Manufacturer Part Number 11826
Optics
Focus Type Manual focus (only)
Lens Mount Leica M
Lens Type Standard / Normal
Max Focal Length 50mm
Min Focal Length 50mm

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