• In reply to: David Farkas wrote a new post, Leica APO-Summicron-SL 28mm f/2 ASPH Today, Leica has announced the latest addition to the Leica APO-Summicron-SL lineup, the APO-Summicron-SL 28mm f/2 ASPH. Joining the existing four lenses ranging from 35 to 90mm, the new 28mm is the first of the […] View

    There is a mistake in the diagrams provided by Leica. Beginning from the sensor side there are:

    – a single element, a doublet and a single element, for a total of 13 elements, as specified in the text, in the lens cut

    – a single element and two doublets for a total of 14 elements in the technical drawing.

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  • In reply to: David Farkas wrote a new post, Why did Leica drop the price on the SL body? With such a large price reduction for the Leica SL (Typ 601) mirrorless pro body, many are questioning Leica's motives. An act of desperation to move inventory? A new model around the corner? Is the SL system […] View

    Regarding the price drop in the U.S. serving the goal of providing better global price harmonization (same price in different countries): please note that the European price dropped simultaneously from €6,900 to €5,900.