Leica Updates Sensor Corrosion Upgrade Pricing

Leica has updated their pricing on the CCD Sensor Corrosion Upgrade Program. The main changes here are increases to the upgrade cost to the M (Typ 240), M-P (Typ 240) and the M Monochrom (Typ 246). There are no price changes for M (Typ 262), SL and Q upgrades,...

Leica Issues Update on CCD Corrosion

In December 2014, Leica officially acknowledged the CCD sensor corrosion issue present on many M9, M9-P, M Monochrom and M-E camera bodies. The corrosion issue, identified by unusual spots on images with white "halos" around them, is caused by a defective coat...

The Great Debate: CCD vs. CMOS – Part 2

Make sure you read and vote on Part 1 of the Great Debate: CCD vs. CMOS before venturing on to this test.In the first installment, I published various sets of images, each containing one shot from the Leica...

The Great Debate: CCD vs. CMOS – Part 1

Since the Leica M (Typ 240) was introduced, there's been an ongoing debate regarding the merits of CCD vs. CMOS sensors. From a technological and marketing viewpoint, Leica needed to make the move from CCD to CMOS in order to offer live view and better low lig...