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Leica Auto Lens Cap for D-Lux Cameras (Black)

BH #LELCDL109 • MFR #18548
Leica Auto Lens Cap for D-Lux Cameras (Black)
Key Features
  • For D-Lux 7 and D-Lux (Typ 109)
  • Protects Lens When Not in Use
Dedicated to the Leica D-Lux 7 and D-Lux (Typ 109) digital cameras, this black Auto Lens Cap is used to protect your camera's lens when not in use. Its "automatic" design opens and closes as the lens retracts and extends, meaning the cap never has to be removed from the lens.
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$79.95

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Leica 18548 Overview

Dedicated to the Leica D-Lux 7 and D-Lux (Typ 109) digital cameras, this black Auto Lens Cap is used to protect your camera's lens when not in use. Its "automatic" design opens and closes as the lens retracts and extends, meaning the cap never has to be removed from the lens.

UPC: 799429185480

Leica 18548 Specs

TypeFront
SizeProprietary
Attachment MethodSlip-On
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.06 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.4 x 3.05 x 0.7"

Leica 18548 Reviews

Good, but then...

By Dhiman
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-20

It works fine. However, if you add a clear filter, then it won't close. So, you can either use this automatic cover or use a clear filter... bummer! :(

Never lose a Leica lens cap

By Ross
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-02-23

Leica makes neat things, especially their Auto Lens Cap for D-Lux Cameras. Never have to take off or put on a lens cap again. The convenience outweighs the dust that may get on the lens, but what is a blower brush made for anyway?

Convenient

By Lester
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-14

I wish all lenses could have retracting caps like this

Buy it!

By Ryan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-30

I don't know why I waited so long to get this cap for my Leica D-Lux 109, it makes shooting so much quicker and easier. If you have a D-Lux camera, just buy this and you will be happy.

awesome

By Asher
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-28

looks awesome

So much more convenient...

By Lauren
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-24

I now no longer have the lens cap flopping around on the side when trying to take a photo

Handy Dandy

By Sarah
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-19

This lens cap eliminates the botheration of unscrewing the original cap, stowing it safely, taking the picture/s and then replacing it, sometimes numerous times when out walking in quest of photographs. This automatic cap removes that nuisance factor entirely. It means I take more pictures with less effort. Excellent product.

Nice but not perfect

By Jack
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-29

The De-Lux 7 is my first Leica camera, and this auto cap my first Leica periphery (if you don't cxount the panasonic battery I bought which was $100 cheaper than Leica brand battery). Overall I like my Leica, wanting a light compact travel camera that shoots RAW bursts at a minimum of 10fps, and has a sensor bigger than 1. I have come from a pro set-up of Canon R system. I know cameras fairly well, back and forwards. I used to think this Delux camera was a panasonic with a red badge, but after using both Panasonic and Leica, this just isn't true. Leica has always been and perhaps always will be its own thing: its own unique lens look, its own ergonomics, its own designs. Considering most compact cameras don't even have threads on their lens ends, this compact camera does have filter threads. You can screw in a 43mm UV filter, if you like, or polarizer filters or NDs. However, if you buy and use this auto-cap, you CANNOT USE FILTERS. THIS WAS A STUPID OVERSIGHT. I took off TWO whole stars for not allowing even a nano filter. This is absurd. It otherwise has the wquality I expect, but at the price I miss the laser-etched Leica that the other cap has. I wish this one had LAZER etching too.

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question

Can you leave a filter on the lens and still use this auto lens cap?
Asked by: Sandor
The Leica Auto Lens Cap does have room to leave a filter on but if the filter has a very thick frame it might not work. It is suggested by Leica to make sure it is a thin frame filter.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2021-05-27

question

What protective filter is thin enough to be left on Leica's 109 lens when using the auto cap?
Asked by: Anonymous
The COKIN Pure Harmony 43mm UV filter is an ultra thin filter. It is the thinnest one made and the ONLY one that works perfectly with the auto lens cap. The leaflets close fully on top of the filter. The only problem is that this filter is hard to find as I believe COKIN has stopped making it in the 43 mm size.
Answered by: Peter
Date published: 2022-02-13

question

What material is this made of (i.e., metal or plastic)?
Asked by: Douglas C.
It is made of plastic material, a very good plastic that looks like metal. It works very well
Answered by: SERGIO N.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

can it be used in leica x1?
Asked by: Anonymous
Sorry, I cannot say if this fits to a x1 - Maybe ask the friendly people in the New York Leica Shop.
Answered by: JAD S.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

Can the auto lenscap MFR#18548 for D-Lux (typ 109) also be used on a D Lux 5?
Asked by: Knut H. S.
No these are different. Look on ebay for an aftermarket cap for the 5.
Answered by: Bradley H.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

Will this cap fit the D-lux 6 ?
Asked by: Anonymous
No it will not fit. It will be too big for the Dlux 6.
Answered by: Khiem T.
Date published: 2018-08-25

question

Will the lens cap work with to Lumix LX100?
Asked by: Harlan
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Answered by: EVA Z.
Date published: 2018-08-25
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