Production era - September 1, 2002-2005
Order no. - 18120.
Type - Compact 35 mm autofocus viewfinder camera with zoom lens.
Film format - 35 mm film ; 24 x 36 mm format
Lens - 28–80 mm f/3.6–7.9 LEICA VARIO-ELMAR ASPH. (8 elements in 6 groups).
Focus range - 0.6 m /2 ft < infinity. Smallest object field - 190 x 285 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 ; storage of the selected program is possible.
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 - 1/370 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 : 3.9m (10ft 10") ; Telephoto : 2.5 m (8 ft 2") ; Guide numbers : Wide-angle : 14 (46 ft), Telephoto : 20 (66 ft)
Viewfinder - Real-image type zoom viewfinder with display of flash, autofocus and exposure metering symbols. 0.35 x with 35 mm to 0.67 x with 70 mm ; field of view is approximately 80 % 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 - Silver aluminum. Side attachment for carrying strap or wrist strap. Tripod thread A1/4 DIN 403 (1/4").
Weight - 270 g /9.5 oz without batteries.
Dimensions (W x H x D) - 129 x 67 x 46 mm / 5 x 2 3/5x 1 4/5 in.
Accessories - Leather case with belt loop, cable release.
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