Video Chat with a Photography Expert - Live

Leica M-Adapter L (Black)

BH #LEMATB • MFR #18771
Leica M-Adapter L (Black)
Key Features
  • Leica M Lens to Leica L-Mount Camera
  • 6-Bit Coding Sensor
  • Supports Aperture-Priority Metering
Use your M-mount lenses on any camera using an L-mount, such as the SL and T, with this black M-Adapter L from Leica. This precision-crafted tool features a sensor for 6-bit coded lenses, permitting aperture priority modes and accurate exposure metering. It will also write this information to the Exif data.
In Stock
$450.00
$75/mo. suggested payments for 6 Mos.
with the credit card.§ 
Protect Your Gear
Add a protection plan from $59.99
Ask Our Experts
800.606.6969

Leica M-Adapter L Overview

Use your M-mount lenses on any camera using an L-mount, such as the SL and T, with this black M-Adapter L from Leica. This precision-crafted tool features a sensor for 6-bit coded lenses, permitting aperture priority modes and accurate exposure metering. It will also write this information to the Exif data.

UPC: 799429187712

Leica M-Adapter L Specs

Camera Mount
Leica L
Lens Mount
Leica M
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.435 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.75 x 4.05 x 2.2"

Leica M-Adapter L Reviews

See any errors on this page? Let us know

when used with any of the panasonic S cameras, ...

when used with any of the panasonic S cameras, will this adaptor show F stop if lens is 6 bit?
Asked by: geoff
It is not working to identify the 6-bit coding of the adapted M lenses when pairing with my S5 and S1H. Both cameras have the latest firmware.
Answered by: Steven
Date published: 2022-08-26

Will my EXIF data be correct with Voigtlander ...

Will my EXIF data be correct with Voigtlander lens on Leica SL?
Asked by: James
If you manually code them as if itd be a leica lens it will.
Answered by: Vadim
Date published: 2022-01-06

Is there a conversion factor when using M lenses ...

Is there a conversion factor when using M lenses on Leca SL or SL2?
Asked by: edward
No, there isn't a conversion factor.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-02-11

F stop value is off by up to 2 full stops from ...

F stop value is off by up to 2 full stops from what the lens itself reads. If I shoot at f2 manually the computer reads that i shot at f 2.8. What can we make of this?
Asked by: Erik
Are you using a compatible lens? There are only 25 compatible Leica lenses for this adapter--they are listed in the manual on the product page. Please contact the B&H Photo department for further help.
Answered by: Boyd
Date published: 2023-04-16

Will this Leica M adapter L (18771) work with ...

Will this Leica M adapter L (18771) work with Lumix S1/S1R camera that uses L mount bracket? Panasonic + Sigma + Leica formed a L mount alliance. I want to use this 18771 adapter on Lumix S1 camera.
Asked by: Sai-Yu
Yes, it will work with the new L-mount cameras from Panasonic and will enable you to use your M lens for manual focusing only with these cameras.
Answered by: Richard
Date published: 2021-03-23

Will this adapter enable auto-iso when I want to ...

Will this adapter enable auto-iso when I want to attach third party lens (like Zeiss ZM 35 1.4) on my SL2?
Asked by: Lining
You will be able to use Auto ISO with third party lenses.
Answered by: Davidb
Date published: 2023-05-17

Can Lumix S1/S1R work with this Leica 18771 ...

Can Lumix S1/S1R work with this Leica 18771 adapter to do aperture priority light metering, while users do manual focusing? I mean, can the Lumix S1/S1R recognize the aperture value of the M lens that also attached to this adapter?
Asked by: Sai-Yu
The adapter can support the aperture priority modes.
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2020-12-18

Do Leica lenses with 6 bits coding transfer their ...

Do Leica lenses with 6 bits coding transfer their data to Panasonic S cameras like Leica SL?
Asked by: Jinho
Yes.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2022-01-06
  • y_2024, m_4, d_22, h_4CST
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_3.0.41
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_23
  • loc_en_US, sid_1046772, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=HAS_STAFF_ANSWERS, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_bhphotovideo