Leica M mount

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Leica M mount
Leica M3 mg 3684.jpg
Mounting of a M3
External diameter44 mm
Flange27.8 mm
ConnectorsFocal lens indicator for frame selection in the viewfinder
Male part (lens)
Female part (body). The mechanical sensor seen inside the top of the mount is the rangefinder coupling arm.

The Leica M mount is a camera lens mount introduced in 1954 with the Leica M3, and a range of lenses. It has been used on all the Leica M-series cameras and certain accessories (e.g. Visoflex reflex viewing attachment) up to the current film Leica M7 and digital Leica M10 cameras.

This lens mount has also been used by Epson, Ricoh, Minolta, Konica, Cosina Voigtländer, Rollei, Carl Zeiss AG and Rollei Fototechnic on some of their cameras.[1]

Cameras by other manufacturers that use Leica M mount[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Leica M Mount in the Leica Glossary". apotelyt.com. Retrieved 21 April 2019.

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