Minilux Zoom

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  • Production era - 1999 - 2006
  • Leica order no. - 18 036
  • Camera type - Compact 35 mm viewfinder camera with 2 x zoom lens and connection for external flash
  • Film format - 35 mm ; 24 x 36mm
  • Camera body - Titanium Paint
  • Variants - Black Titanium Paint w/ Black 'Bogner' Case special edition
  • Lens - 35-70 mm f/3.5-6.5 LEICA VARIO-ELMAR 2 x zoom lens (7 elements in 6 groups)
  • Autofocus system - Active infrared
  • Viewfinder - Real image viewfinder with zoom function. Markings for the autofocus metering field, for parallax compensation for close-up pictures and for the panorama format. Function displays for flash, autofocus and exposure metering.
  • Viewfinder magnification - 0.33 x - 0.57 x ; field of view is approximately 83 % of the film format
  • Focusing range - 0.7 m / 2 ft 3 1/2 in < infinity
  • Smallest object field - 220 x 330 mm (8 5/8 x 13 in)
  • Exposure operating modes - Automatic flash activation (Auto), flash ON, flash OFF, Auto with red-eye reduction, Auto slow (with longer exposure times) ; B and T (time exposures up to 99 s), manual exposure override ア2 EV, storage of the selected settings is possible.
  • Exposure metering - Center-weighted metering with focal-length-dependent angle of view
  • Exposure override -2 EV to +2 EV in 1/2 EV steps
  • Focusing modes - Autofocus, manual focusing
  • Storage memory for exposure times - 1/250 < 99 s, automatic change to “B” in the exposure modes SLOW ON, SLOW and OFF
  • Flash range with ISO 100/21° slide film - Wide-angle : 3.7 m (12 ft) ; Telephoto : 2 m (6.6 ft) Guide number : 13 (43 ft)
  • Flash range with accessory - LEICA CF Flash Unit - Wide-angle : 5.7 m (18.7 ft) ; Telephoto : 3.1 m (10.2 ft) Guide number : 20 (66 ft)
  • Liquid Crystal Display LCD - Symbols or numbers indicate the exposure counter or the time remaining when the selftimer is activated, the exposure mode that has been selected, battery status, selftimer, override, film advance and rewind.
  • Film speed setting - Automatic for films with DX coding from ISO 25/15D to ISO 5000/38D. For films without DX code or with speeds lower than ISO 25/15ー, the speed is automatically set at ISO 100/21D
  • Exposure series - The exposure series function is activated by pressing the release button continuously
  • Selftimer - 10-second exposure delay
  • Data imprinting - Optional with accessory databack
  • Power supply - Lithium battery CR 123A
  • Dimensions W x H x D - 124 x 69 x 44 / 47.5 mm (without / with databack) (4 7/8x 2 23/32x 1 23/32 in / 1 7/8 in)
  • Weight without battery - 375 g (13 1/4 oz)
  • Delivery scope - Camera with carrying strap and battery
  • Other features - Tripod socket, film cartridge viewing window, automatic film advance, manual start of the rewind function is possible, connection for remote cable release, panorama photographs with Panorama Adapter
  • Accessories - "Highlights Set" 18 048 includes flash-unit

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Minilux Zoom Serial Numbers (on camera bottom)

Serial numbers compiled from known cameras and Puts Pocket Pod
^ Cameras 2445882, 2475547 and 2968893 are Minilux Zoom
SN Start SN End Product Year Total
2435801 ^ 2455800 ^ Minilux 1998 20,000
2475301 ^ 2477300 ^ R8 1998 2,000
2967801 ^ 2982800 ^ CM Zoom 2003 15,000
TOTAL ASSIGNED SERIAL NUMBERS 1998-2006 unknown
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