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
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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 Length18mm
Maximum Aperturef/3.8
Minimum Aperturef/16
Lens MountLeica M
Angle of View100°
Minimum Focus Distance2.3' / 70 cm
Macro Reproduction Ratio1:34.6
Optical Design8 Elements in 7 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9
Focus TypeManual Focus
Filter SizeNone
Dimensions (ø x L)2.4 x 2.3" / 61 x 58 mm
Weight10.9 oz / 310 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.255 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.75 x 4.85 x 4.75"
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