Leica SL (Typ 601)

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Leica SL (Typ 601)
Leica SL-IMG 9921.JPG
Maker Leica Camera AG
Type Full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera
Lens mount Leica L mount
Image sensor type 24MP ful-frame CMOS
Image sensor size 36 × 24mm (Full-frame)
Maximum resolution 6,000 × 4,000 (24 megapixels)
ASA/ISO range ISO 50–50,000
Recording medium Two SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slots (UHS-II supported on slot 1, UHS-I on slot 2)
Focus Contrast AF system
Focus areas 529 focus points
Flash no internal flash, flash out shoe for optional flash systems
Shutter Mechanical & electronic shutter mode
Shutter speeds 1/16,000s to 30minutes
Continuous shooting 11 frames per second
Viewfinder LCOS, 4.4 million dots
Viewfinder magnification 0.8×
Frame coverage 100%
Image Processing
Image processor Maestro II
Custom WB Yes
Dynamic range bracketing Yes, HDR-JPG mode
Video/movie recording

Super35 sensor format:

4k @ 24, 25fps UHD @ 24, 25, 30fps 1080p @ 24, 25, 30, 50, 60, 100, 120fps 720p @ 24, 25, 30, 50, 60, 100, 120fps

Full Frame sensor format: 1080p @ 24, 25, 30, 50, 60, 100, 120fps

720p @ 24, 25, 30, 50, 60, 100, 120fps
Rear LCD monitor 3 inches with 1,040,000 dots
Battery CIPA (EVF) 400 photos
AV Port(s)

Clean HDMI Type A out:

4k/1080/720 YCbCr 4:2:2 10bit
Data Port(s)

USB 3.0 802.11b/g/n 2,4GHz X-Sync contact HDMI Type A

Multi Port for Remote Control and Audio Adapter Cable
Body composition or special features Dust- and spraywater proof
Dimensions 147 × 104 × 39mm (5.79 × 4.09 × 1.54 inches)
Weight 847g including battery
List price $5,995[1]
Made in Germany
Released 20 October 2015

The Leica SL (Typ 601) is a full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera announced by Leica Camera AG on October 20, 2015. The SL is promoted as a camera system for professional applications. Beside the Leica S-System, the Leica SL-System is the 2nd professional camera system in the company's product portfolio.

EyeRes Viewfinder[edit]

The Leica SL (Typ 601) introduced the first EyeRes Viewfinder which is described by Leica as a combination of optical and electronic components. The resolution, angle of view and the refresh rate of the viewfinder should exceed the human eye's ability.

Leica L-Mount[edit]

The Leica L-Mount is a lens mount introduced by the Leica Camera AG in 2014 featuring a throat diameter of 48.8mm. The SL (Typ 601) was the first full frame camera which used the L-Mount. The SL version of this mount is dust- and spray-water proof. Lenses of TL and SL are compatible. There are several adapters for other lens mounts and lens makers with can be used on both camera systems.


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