- 35mm Film Rangefinder
- Fully Mechanical Operation
- 0.72x Bright Line Viewfinder
- Selectable Image Field Frame Lines
- Focal Plane Shutter: Up to 1/1000 Sec.
- Flash Sync at 1/50 Sec.
- Compatible with 16-135mm M-Mount Lenses
- Rear ISO Reminder Dial
- Chromed Brass Top and Bottom Covers
- Made in Germany
- Leica M-A (Typ 127) Rangefinder Camera (Silver)
- Body Cap
- Carrying Strap
- Roll of Kodak Tri-X 400 35mm Black & White Negative Film
- Limited 1-Year Leica Society Digital Membership
- Limited 3-Year Warranty
This unique, purely mechanical camera uses aesthetic design coupled with robust materials to ensure you get the most out of every shot. As a precision instrument, this rangefinder camera has been so dramatically reduced to its essentials that it unlocks entirely new creative potential.
Form and function
The exterior of the Leica M-A is a work of art, with a timeless design that will never fade from style. The outer shell is made from solid brass and coated with an incredibly durable finish, making it resistant to wear and tear even when handling heavy duty jobs. But the real power of this camera lies within its precision engineering. Not just any photography can create the amazing and breathtaking photos you want your audience to see - but with the Leica M-A, it’s easy.
Two different finishes
The iconic and timeless design of this camera will take you back to the classic look of the silver chrome version that has been decades of Leica's M-Cameras design tradition. This amazing piece of photography equipment features a rangefinder focusing system, a precise and fast shutter speed, and even customizable settings for each particular shot. You can also easily control exposure settings, with precise adjustment wheel customization for – individual shooting needs. Whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out, the Leica M-A is the perfect tool to ignite your passion for capturing beautiful photographs.
|Lens Mount||Leica M bayonet|
|Lens System||Leica M lenses from 16-135mm focal length|
|Film Format||35 mm|
|Exposure Control||Manual (shutter speed on body only; aperture on attached lens)|
|External Flash Connection||Hot shoe with center contact|
|Flash Synchronization||With first curtain; up to 1/50 sec.|
|Shutter Type||Focal plane; mechanical rubber blanket slotted shutter with horizontal movement|
|Shutter Speed Range||1 to 1/1000 sec. (in 1 EV increments), bulb|
|Type||Bright line frame viewfinder with automatic parallax correction|
|Eyepiece||Calibrated to -0.5 dpt (optional corrective lenses available)|
|Parallax Correction||Horizontal and vertical offset between viewfinder and lens axis automatically compensated for according to relevant distance setting |
At the shortest possible distance for each focal length, the bright line frame size corresponds to an image of approx. 23 x 35 mm. When set to infinity, depending on the focal length between 9% (28mm) and 23% (135mm) more is captured by the film than is shown in the corresponding bright line frame
|Rangefinder Basis||49.9 mm (mechanical measurement basis of 69.25 mm x viewfinder magnification of 0.72x) |
Split or superimposed image rangefinder shown as bright field in the center of the viewfinder image
|Film Loading||Manual film loading after opening the bottom cover and the rear panel|
|Film Wind||Forward: Manual winding with quick wind lever (compatible with optional motorized winders) |
Rewind: Manually with pull-out rewind button, after moving the R lever on front of camera
|Dimensions||5.4 x 1.5 x 3.0" / 138 x 38 x 77 mm|
|Weight||1.3 lb / 578 g|
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