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Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH. Lens

BH #LE1838M • MFR #11649
Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH. Lens
Key Features
  • Leica M-Mount Lens
  • Aperture Range: f/3.8 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Manual Focus Design
Offering a truly wide field of view for Leica M-mount rangefinder cameras, the Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH. Lens is a super wide-angle prime characterized by its sophisticated optical design and compact form factor. Utilizing one double-sided aspherical element, spherical aberrations and distortions are minimized and sharpness is maintained throughout the aperture range. The aspherical element also contributes to a compact form factor, and the manual focusing design permits working with subjects as close as 2.3' away.
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Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH. Overview

Offering a truly wide field of view for Leica M-mount rangefinder cameras, the Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH. Lens is a super wide-angle prime characterized by its sophisticated optical design and compact form factor. Utilizing one double-sided aspherical element, spherical aberrations and distortions are minimized and sharpness is maintained throughout the aperture range. The aspherical element also contributes to a compact form factor, and the manual focusing design permits working with subjects as close as 2.3' away.

Super wide-angle prime utilizes one double-sided aspherical element to reduce spherical aberrations and distortion for improved sharpness and clarity throughout the aperture range.
Aspherical element also contributes a compact design measuring 2.4 x 2.3".
Manual focus design affords a minimum focusing distance of 2.3'.
The front of the lens is male threaded to accept the included lens hood or an optional 77mm filter holder.

Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH. Specs

Focal Length
18mm
Maximum Aperture
f/3.8
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Leica M
Angle of View
100°
Minimum Focus Distance
2.3' / 70 cm
Macro Reproduction Ratio
1:34.6
Optical Design
8 Elements in 7 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9
Focus Type
Manual Focus
Filter Size
No
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.4 x 2.3" / 61 x 58 mm
Weight
10.9 oz / 310 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.255 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.75 x 4.85 x 4.75"

Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH. Reviews

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question

Do you have to remove the hood to install the 77mm filter ?
Asked by: Vijay D.
Yes, and you have to purchase the Leica filter holder.
Answered by: Stephen L.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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