C1

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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.

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C1 Serial Numbers

Serial numbers from Serial Numbers Leica Cameras with computed batch total.
SN Start SN End Product Year Batch
2556001 2571000 Leica C1 1999 15,000
2705301 2720300 Leica C1 2000 15,000
2736401 2751400 Leica C1 2001 15,000
2760001 2775000 Leica C1 2001 15,000
Total assigned serial numbers 1999-2001 60,000