In the late 1970's Minolta and Leica made a joint venture and shared technologies to produce a hand full of cameras.Untill the introdution of the Leica M6 the CLE held the distinction of being the most technologically advanced Leica M mount camera. The Minolta CLE is one of these cameras.
It is a compact 35mm rangefinder camera that takes Leica M mount lenses.The rangefinder couples to 28,40 and 90mm lenses.Other lenses form 12mm-135mm can be used with a viewfinder.
Extremely reliable performance
Quiet and vibration free
In the Box
Konica Minolta CLE 35mm Manual Focus Rangefinder Camera Body
90-Day B&H Used Warranty
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35mm interchangeable lens rangefinder camera
Leica M bayonet
Manual and aperture prority
TTL (Through-The-Lens) selective center-weighted
EV -1 To EV +18 with 40mm f/2 lens At ISO 100
25 - 1600
1 - 1/1000 second and bulb
Hot shoe - X-sync up to 1/60th second
Manual with lever
Bright-line frames for 28, 40 and 90 lenses automatically engaged with attachment of lens.
Shutter speeds and exposure indication
Yes 10 seconds
Possible with optional standard mechanical cable release