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...

Leica Offers M9 Summer Repair Special II

After the positive response for the M240 Summer Repair Special, which was launched a couple weeks ago, Leica USA Customer Care will now offer a Summer Repair Special II for Leica M9 generation cameras. Eligible models includes the Leica M9, M9-P, M-E (Typ 22...

Leica M10 Added to CCD Corrosion Upgrade Program

At last! Leica has added the M10 to their CCD corrosion upgrade program. We have been patiently waiting for a while, and now owners of  CCD cameras affected by the corrosion issue have the option to upgrade to the latest member of the M family. Also, in line w...

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 M9 and one from the Leica M (Typ 240). The premis...