C-Lux 3

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Production era - 2008-2009

Type - Compact digital point-and-shoot camera.

Range - Optical 5x zoom and maximum 4x digital zoom.

Lens - LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT 4.4-22 mm f/2.8-5.9 ASPH. 7 elements in 6 groups, 4 aspherical lens elements/6 aspherical surfaces Integrated optical image stabilizer.

Lens protection - Metal bias-guillotine.

Focal length - 4.4 > 22 mm (= 25 > 125 mm in 35 mm photography).

Minimum Focus Distance - (Normal) 50 cm / 19.7 in (Macro) 5 cm / 2 in

Aperture - Wide-angle f2.8 - f8.0 (2 steps), Aperture - Telephoto f5.9 - f8.0 (2 steps).

Focusing - AF: Face recognition, AF tracking, 11-field, 1-field-high-speed, 1-field, 1-spot.

Image sensor - 1:2.33” CCD sensor with 10.7 million pixels.

Effective pixels - 10.1 million.

Sensitivity setting - Auto/100/200/400/800/1600.

White balance - Auto, sun, overcast sky, shade, halogen lighting, White Set.

Exposure - Automatic program - manual override ±2 EV in 1/3 steps, automatic bracketing (3 exposures with ± 1/3 to 1 EV steps).

Exposure metering - Variable multi-field metering.

Programs - Photo/Video Scene modes Snapshot, portrait, soft skin, self-portrait, landscape, sport, night portrait, night landscape, food, party, candlelight, baby1, baby 2, sunset, high-sensitivity, starry sky, fireworks, beach, snow, aerial photo, high-speed series, transform, flash series, film grain, pinhole camera.

Shutter speed range - 8-1/2000 s.

Self-timer - 2 s or 10 s countdown.

Film modes - Standard, dynamic, natural, soft, sepia, b/w.

File size - 4:3 format (max. 10 MP) 3648 x 2736, 3072 x 2304, 2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480.

3:2 format (max. 9 MP) 3648 x 2432, 3072 x 2048, 2560 x 1712, 2048 x 1360.

16:9 format (max. 7.5 MP) 3648 x 2056, 3072 x 1728, 1920 x 1080.

Video recording - 16:9 format HD 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 848 x 480 (30 fps).

4:3 format 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps, 10 fps).

Quality grades - JPEG fine/standard.

Series exposures - 2.5 fps. Max. 3 images (standard), 5 images (fine).

High-speed series mode - Approx. 6 photos (3 MP with 4:3), (2.5 MP with 3:2), (2 MP with 16:9).

Flash - Auto/Auto+Anti-red-eye/Long-time Synchro+Anti-red-eye/ Flash always/Flash off, 1st /2nd shutter curtain.

LCD monitor - 2.5“ TFT-LCD (4:3), 230,000 pixel, wide-angle field of view approx. 100 per cent, automatic brightness adjustment.

Monitor playback - Overview (12/30 images, calendar), zoom, favorites, categories, slide show, picture rotation, alteration of resolution and cropping, deletion protection, photo from video, horizon correction.

Storage media - Built-in memory (50 MB), SD memory card, SDHC memory card and MultiMedia card.

Microphone/Loudspeaker - Built-in

Ports - DC input/AV output (NTSC/PAL), USB 2.0 high-speed, mains unit.

Printer compatibility - PictBridge.

Power supply - Lithium-ion rechargeable battery or optional main unit/charger.

Battery capacity - Approx. 280 photos (as per CIPA standard).

Dimensions (W x H x D) - 95.8 x 51.9 x 22 mm.

Weight - 126 g.

Scope of delivery - Rechargeable battery, battery case, battery charger, AV cable, USB cable, carrying strap, CD-ROM.

Camera body - Anodized aluminum, available in black or white.

Launched - September 14, 2008+.

manufacturer's data as of September 2008.

Camera Model Revisions . C-Lux 2 > C-Lux 3

6 - 16.4 mm, F 2.8 - 5.6/4 ASPH > 4.4 - 22 mm, F 2.8 - 5.9 ASPH.

7.38 million pixels > 10.1 million pixels.

3.6x optical zoom > 5x optical zoom.

New Scene modes > snapshot & high-speed series.

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On the Street - $US 600 - €EU 419 in 2008

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Leica C-Lux 3 Serial Numbers

Serial numbers compiled from known C-Lux 3 cameras
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
-3570826 unknown- Leica C-Lux 3 (black) 2008 unknown
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 2008-2009 unknown
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