35mm f/1.4 ASPH.fle Summilux-M

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  • Leica Order No. - 11663-black (Mar 2010) - 11675-ss (Edition 600 Oct 2014)
  • Production era - 2010-Current
  • Known as - FLE (floating element)
  • Angle of view (diagonal, horizontal, vertical) - For 35 mm format (24 x 36 mm): 63°, 54°, 37°, for M8 & M8.2 (18 x 27 mm): 49°, 42°, 28°, equivalent to approx. 47 mm for 35 mm format
  • Optical design
    • Number of lenses/groups - 9 /5
    • Focal length - 35.6 mm
    • Aspherical surfaces - 1
    • Position of entrance pupil - 16.6 mm from the apex of the first lens element
  • Distance settings
    • Focusing range - 0.7 m to ∞
    • Scales - Combined meter /feet graduation
    • Smallest object field/ Largest reproduction ratio - For 35 mm format: approx. 418 × 626 mm /1:17.4 (for M8 approx. 313 × 470 mm /1:17.4)
  • Aperture
    • Setting/function - f/1.4-16 with click-stops, half values available / 9-blade
  • Mount - Leica M quick-change bayonet with 6-bit bar-coding for digital M-models
  • Filter - Inner threading for E46 screw-in filters, non-rotating front element
  • Accessories - Hood: 12465 Full-metal, rectangular, screw-mount hood (12465-supplied with the lens - 12464-replacement hood)
  • Materials - Black and clear anodized aluminum
  • Dimensions and weight
    • Length to bayonet flange - Approx. 46 /58 mm (with /without lens hood)
    • Largest diameter - Approx. 56 mm
    • Weight - Approx. 320 g
  • Data from - May 17, 2010 Leica press release
  • Leica Tech Data - 35mm f/1.4 ASPH.fle Summilux-M.pdf - courtesy Summilux.net

Comment

  • From Erwin Puts Blog "I am asked quite often what three or four lenses I would select that best represent the Leica philosophy. For this moment in time I would propose the following set:
Super-Elmar-M 3.4/21mm ASPH
Summilux-M 1.4/35 mm ASPH (latest version)
Summicron-M 2/75 ASPH
Here are the arguments: . . ."

35mm f/1.4 ASPH.fle Summilux-M Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known lenses
~ stolen lens, please report if found on sale
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
-4006688 4099313- Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. 2010 92,696+ ~4074699
-4101380 4139941- Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. 2011 38,562+
-4152171 4194109- Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. 2012 41,939+
-4213204 4236795- Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. 2013 23,592+
-4300338 4307609 Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. 2013 7,272+
4307610 4308210 Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH. (SS) 2014 600
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 2010- unknown