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 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...

Why Leica is staying at 37.5MP for the S (Typ 007)

Since Photokina, I’ve read some comments online expressing disappointment in Leica’s decision to use the same 37.5MP resolution of the current S (Typ 006) in the upcoming S (Typ 007). I’m not surprised. Indeed, as a long time S-System user myself, I can’t say ...

Kodak Sells Image Sensor Solutions Division

Kodak announced today that it has sold its Image Sensor Solution division (ISS) to Platinum Equity for an undisclosed amount. Hopefully, under Platinum's new ownership, ISS will continue to produce its excellen...