Leica Updates CCD Corrosion Upgrade Program

Leica has just updated the CCD Corrosion Upgrade Program once again, eliminating discontinued models and adding additional camera options. The program started in 2015 as an alternative to sending an affected c...

Price Increased on Leica CCD Sensor Replacement

At the end of 2014, Leica officially acknowledged the CCD sensor corrosion problem that started appearing 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, was caused...

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...

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 ...

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 C...