Production era - 1999-2001
Leica order nos. - 18080-silver, 18081-black, 18063-gift set
Type - Compact 35 mm autofocus viewfinder camera with zoom lens.
Lens - 38–105 mm f/4–10.5 LEICA VARIO-ELMAR ASPH. (7 elements in 7 groups).
Focus range - 0.8 m /2 ft 7 in < infinity. Smallest object field - 160 x 240 mm.
Autofocus system - Active infrared autofocus.
Exposure control - Programmed automatic exposure control with automatic flash activation (Auto), flash on, flash off, Auto with stroboscopic pre-flash for red-eye reduction, Auto Slow (with longer exposure time) ; T (time exposures up to 99 s), manual backlight correction.
Exposure metering Center-weighted metering.
Focusing modes - Autofocus, manual infinity.
Memory - Focus is locked and metered value saved with light pressure on shutter release button.
Shutter speed range - 1/500 s < 99 s automatic change to “B” in the flash modes SLOW ON, SLOW and OFF.
Film speed setting - Automatic film speed setting for DX-coded films from ISO 50/18° to ISO 3200/36° ; Films without DX-coding and films with speeds under ISO 50/18° are set at ISO 100/21° ; Films with speeds over ISO 3200/36° are set at ISO 3200/36°.
Flash range with ISO 100 slide film - Wide-angle :3.25m(10ft 8") ; Telephoto : 1.24 m (4 ft) ; Guide number : 13 (43 ft)
Viewfinder - Real-image type zoom viewfinder with display of flash, autofocus and exposure metering symbols. 0.38 x with 38 mm to 1.05 x with 105 mm ; field of view is approximately 85 % of film format.
Film transport - Automatic film threading and advance to first frame. Automatic rewind after last exposure. Midroll rewind possible.
Data imprinting - Integrated ; Imprinting of date or time.
Exposure series - The exposure series function is activated when the release button is pressed continuously.
Self-timer 10 sec. exposure delay.
Power supply - 3V lithium battery (CR 123A).
Body - Black or silver aluminum. Side attachment for carrying strap or wrist strap. Tripod thread A1/4 DIN 403 (1/4").
Weight - 260 g /9.2 oz without battery.
Dimensions (W x H x D) - 129.5 x 67 x 46 mm /5 1/10 x 2 5/8 x 1 13/16 in.
Accessories - Leather case with belt loop, cable release.
- Manuals & brochures - C1 C2 C3 Minilux and Minilux Zoom
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