Leica Q2 Monochrom

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Leica Talk - Leica Q2 Monochrom
Marc Wälti & Peter Kruschewski

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Technical Data

Leica Q2 Monochrom

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Order number 19 055 (EU/US/JP), 19 056 (ROW)
Camera type Digital 35 mm compact camera, fixed focal length
Picture format / aspect ratio 24 x 36 mm / 2:3
Lens Leica Summilux 28 f/1.7 ASPH., 11 elements in 9 groups, 3 aspherical elements
Digital frame selector (digital zoom) 28 mm, 35 mm, 50 mm, 75 mm
Image stabilization Optical compensation system for photo and video recordings
Aperture range 1.7 to 16 in 1⁄3 EV increments
Picture sensor / resolution Full frame black-and-white CMOS sensor, 50.4/47.3 million pixels (total/effective), without color and low-pass filter
Dynamic range 13 Aperture Stops @ ISO 200
Bit depth 14 bit
Photo capture format Selectable: DNG, DNG + JPEG, JPEG
DNG/JPEG resolution JPEG:
Zoom 28 mm: 47 megapixels (8368x5584 pixels), 24 megapixels (6000x4000 pixels), 12 megapixels (4271x2848 pixels)
Zoom 35 mm: 30 megapixels (6704x4472 pixels), 15 megapixels (4800x3200 pixels), 8 megapixels (3424x2288 pixels)
Zoom 50 mm: 15 megapixels (4688x3128 pixels), 8 megapixels (3360x2240 pixels), 4 megapixels (2400x1600 pixels)
Zoom 75 mm: 7 megapixels (3136x2096 pixels), 3 megapixels (2240x1496 pixels), 2 megapixels (1600x1072 pixels)
DNG:
46,7 megapixels (8368x5584 pixels)
Video recording format MP4 (C4K / 4K / FullHD)
MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16-Bit,AAC)
Video resolution/ frame rate 4K: 30 oder 24 B/s
C4K: 24 B/s
Full-HD: 24, 30, 60 oder 120 B/s
Sound recording format AAC
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. Recommendation: UHS II memory cards
ISO range Automatic, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO 6400, ISO 12500, ISO 25000, ISO 50000, ISO 100000
JPEG settings Contrast, sharpness (5 steps each)
Color tint: Sepia, blue, selen (2 steps each – low / high) / OFF
Focusing range 30 cm to ∞, with macro setting from 17 cm
Focus setting Automatic (autofocus) or manual focusing,
option of magnifying function and edge marking (focus peaking) available for manual setting
Autofocus system Contrast-based autofocus system
Autofocus modes AFS (shutter release only after successful focusing), AFC (shutter release possible at any time), AF setting can be saved
Autofocus metering methods Single zone (225 fields), multi-field, face recognition
Exposure modes Automatic program, aperture priority, shutter speed priority and manual setting
Exposure metering methods Multi-field, center-weighted, spot
Exposure compensation ±3 EV in 1⁄3 EV increments
Automatic bracketing 3 or 5 exposures in graduations of up to 3 EV, can be set in 1⁄3 EV increments
Shutter type Optionally mechanical, electronical or hybrid
Shutter speeds 60 s to 1⁄2000 s with mech. Shutter, 1 s to 1⁄40000 s with electr. shutter, in 1⁄3 increments,
flash synchronization up to 1⁄500 s, Linear flashes with all shutter speeds less than 1⁄ 500 s possible
(with HSS-enabled SCA 3002 standard flash units)
Picture series Selectable: 10/5/3 fps (H/M/L)
Self-timer Delay time either 2 s or 12 s
OLED Viewfinder Resolution: 1280 × 960 pixels x 3 colors (=3.68 MP),
image field: approx. 100%, aspect ratio: 4:3, eye distance: 21mm
adjustable -4 - +3 diopters, with eye sensor for automatic switching between viewfinder and monitor
Monitor 3" TFT LCD monitor with approx. 1,040,000 pixels, touch control possible
WLAN Satisfies IEEE 802.11b/g/n standard (standard WLAN protocol), channel 1-11,
encryption method: WLAN-compatible WPA™/ WPA2™, access method: infrastructure mode
Bluetooth Bluetooth LE
Power supply Leica BP-SCL4 lithium ion battery, rated voltage 7.2 V DC, capacity: 1860 mAh
Charger Rated voltage 8.4 V DC, capacity min. 1860 mAh,
charging time: approx. 180 min.,
Battery charger: 100–240 V AC, 50/60 Hz 0.25 A with adapters
Shots / Battery Approx. 350 (according to CIPA-standard)
Body Made of lightweight and robust magnesium construction
Lens filter thread E49
Tripod thread A 1/4 DIN 4503 (1/4")
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 130 × 80 × 91.9 mm (5.12 × 3.15 × 3.62 in)
Weight Approx. 734/652 g / 25.3/22.5 oz. (without/with battery)
Scope of delivery Camera, carrying strap, lens hood, lens cap, accessor y shoe cover, battery, spare battery charger, power cable (EU, US,
local power cable)
Software Leica FOTOS App
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