Leica SL2-S

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$5,195.00
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Product Information

Leica SL2-S
  • The new 24 MP CMOS-BSI full-frame sensor, the first backside-illuminated sensor from Leica, is designed to deliver the legendary Leica look for photo and video
  • Professional video capabilities with 4K 10bit 4:2:2 and C4k 10bit 4:2:2
  • The fast-all-around camera with Capture One 21 full support and Adobe Lightroom optimization
  • Seamless support of a wide range of lenses from the L-Mount Alliance, the Leica M-System, and the Leitz Cine lenses
  • Fast shooting speed up to 25 fps for DNG and a 4GB buffer
  • Multishot Mode with up to 96MP
  • Made in Germany: High-quality milled aluminum top cover and bottom, complete with IP54-rated weather sealing protection



For photographers and videographers who seek outstanding imaging performance to express both still and moving visual stories, the new Leica SL2-S is the ideal choice to capture brilliant photographs and cinematic videos through an intuitive camera that is built to last. With its new 24MP CMOS-BSI sensor and separate modes/menus for photo and video, the new Leica SL2-S offers the best of both mediums in one all-metal, state-of-the-art body.

An ideal camera for the photographer who wants to shoot in the most demanding situations. With fast, endless shooting thanks to the latest Maestro III processor, outstanding low-light performance up to 100,000 ISO, and full support with Capture One 21 tethered shooting, the Leica SL2-S is suited for all applications – from the field to the photo studio to the film production set.



Fast Shooting Speed and Professional Video Capabilities

In addition to the extraordinary performance in shooting photos at high speed of up to 25 fps in DNG, the SL2-S can perform exceptionally demanding video production tasks. Recording 4K at 10bit 4:2:2 and C4k at 10bit 4:2:2 video, combined with Leica L-Log and integrated viewing LUTs (Look Up Tables) make the compact Leica SL2-S a great alternative to more cumbersome cinema cameras.

The intuitively organized photo and video menu systems avoid constant time-consuming readjustments in sub-menus - meaning that the camera is correctly configured and ready to always shoot, even when quickly switching between photo and video modes.

A full-fledged video camera for the most discerning videographer, shooting up to 4K and C4K at 60p 10bit 4:2:2, with integrated viewing LUTs and endless filming in a robust body with efficient cooling and no worry of overheating.



A Versatile All-Around Camera with Capture One 21 Integration

Full support in Capture One 21 enables Photographers to use tethered shooting and Professional RAW image editing in every production environment



Seamless Support of an Expansive Range of Lenses

Powered by a wide range of high-performing Leica SL lenses, L-Mount Alliance lenses as well as M-lenses and the Leitz Cine lenses, highly appreciated by filmmakers, the SL2-S offers unlimited creative possibilities.
The SL2-S is supported by an expansive high-performance lens portfolio for photo and video production.

The Leica SL2-S is a premium-segment, German-engineered hybrid stills & video camera that delivers unparalleled imaging performance powered by an expansive range of high-performing Leica SL-Lenses, empowering photographers and videographers alike to manifest their visual creativity.

Camera type Mirrorless full-frame system camera
Type no. 9584
Buffer memory 4 GB DNGTM: > 999 recordings JPG: > 999 recordings
Storage medium UHS-II (recommended), UHS-I, SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
Material Full-metal housing made of aluminum and magnesium, leatherette, cover, splash-water protected in compliance with IEC standard 60529 (protection type IP54).
Lens mount Leica L bayonet with contact strip for communication between lens and camera
Operating conditions -10 to +40°C
Interfaces ISO accessory shoe with additional control contacts, HDMI jack 2.0b Type A, USB 3.1 Gen1 Type C, Audio-Out 3.5 mm/ Audio-In 3.5 mm, communication interface in the base cover for multifunction hand grip
Tripod thread A 1⁄4 DIN 4503 (1⁄4”) with stainless steel in the base
Dimensions (WxHxD) 146 x 107 x 83 mm
Weight approx. 850 g (without battery), approx. 931 g (with battery)
SENSOR
Sensor size CMOS sensor, pixel pitch: 5.94 μm / Fullframe (24.6 MP): 6072 x 4056 pixels / APS-C (10.6 MP): 3984 x 2656 pixels
Image Stabilization 5 axis Body Image Stabilization. Camera stabilizes up to 5.5 stops.
Filter RGB color filter, UV/IR filter, no low-pass filter
Processor Leica Maestro series (Maestro III)
File formats Photo: DNGTM (raw data), DNG + JPG, JPG (DCF, Exif 2.31)
Video: MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AAC), MOV: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format:2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, LPCM)
Picture resolution DNGTM: 6000 x 4000 pixels (24 MP), JPG: 6000 x 4000 pixels (24 MP), 4272 x 2848 pixels (12.2 MP), 2976 x 1984 pixels (5.9 MP)
APS-C: DNG: 3963 x 2624 pixels (10.3 MP), JPG: 3963 x 2624 pixels (10.3MP), 2736 x 1824 pixels (5 MP), 1920 x 1280 pixels (2.5MP)
Color depth DNGTM: 14 bit, 12 Bit (super high continuous shooting), JPG: 8 bit
Color space Picture: sRGB,
Video: Rec. 709/Rec. 2020 (HLG/L-Log)
File size DNGTM: approx. 44 MB, JPG: depending on resolution and image content.
Video: unlimited, max. file size: 96 GB
Recording Mode Video Video mode: P - A - S – M / Cine mode: M
Video resolution 35 mm - C4K (17:9) 4096x2160 pixels (Sensor range: 6000 x 3168 pixels)
35 mm - 4K (16:9) 3840x2160 pixels (Sensor range: 6000 x 3368 pixels)
35 mm - Full HD (16:9) 1920x1080 pixels (Sensor range: 6000 x 3368 pixels)
APS-C - C4K (17:9) 4096x2160 pixels (Sensor range: 4128 x 2176 pixels)
APS-C - 4K (16:9) 3840x2160 pixels (Sensor range: 3984 x 2240 pixels)
APS-C - Full HD 1920x1080 pixels (Sensor range: 3984 x 2240 pixels)
Video frame rate MOV C4K: 59,94 B/s, 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD), 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (HDMI), APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 150Mbps
MOV C4K: 50 B/s, 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD), 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (HDMI), APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 150Mbps
MOV C4K: 29,97 B/s, 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 400Mbps
MOV C4K: 25 B/s, 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 400Mbps
MOV C4K: 24 B/s, 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 400 Mbps
MOV 4K: 59,94 B/s, 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD), 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (HDMI), APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 150 Mbps
MOV 4K:50 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD), 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (HDMI), APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 150 Mbps
MOV 4K:29,97 B/s 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 400 Mbps
MOV 4K:25 B/s 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 400 Mbps
MOV 4K:23,98 B/s 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 400 Mbps
MOV FHD: 180 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 20 Mbps
MOV FHD:150 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 20 Mbps
MOV FHD:120 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 20 Mbps
MOV FHD:100 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 20 Mbps
MOV FHD:59,94 B/s 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 200 Mbps
MOV FHD:50 B/s 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 200 Mbps
MOV FHD:29,97 B/s 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 200 Mbps
MOV FHD:25 B/s 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 200 Mbps
MOV FHD:23,98 B/s 4:2:2 / 10 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, ALL-I, 200 Mbps
MP4 4K: 59,94 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 150Mbps
MP4 4K: 50 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 150Mbps
MP4 4K: 29,97 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 100 Mbps
MP4 4K: 25 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 100 Mbps
MP4 4K: 23,98 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 100 Mbps
MP4 FHD: 180 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 20 Mbps
MP4 FHD:150 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 20 Mbps
MP4 FHD:120 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 20 Mbps
MP4 FHD:100 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 20 Mbps
MP4 FHD:59,94 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 28 Mbps
MP4 FHD:50 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 28 Mbps
MP4 FHD:29,97 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 20 Mbps
MP4 FHD:25 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 20 Mbps
MP4 FHD:23,98 B/s 4:2:0 / 8 Bit (SD & HDMI), 35mm & APS-C, H.264, Long GOP, 24 Mbps
Bit Rate 8/10 bit for recordings on SD card, 10 bit via HDMI output
Video Gamma Rec. 709, L-Log Rec. 2020, HLG Rec. 2020
VIEWFINDER / DISPLAY
Viewfinder (EVF) Resolution: 5,760,000 dots, 120 fps, magnification: 0.78x, aspect ratio: 4:3, frame coverage: 100%, exit pupil position: 21 mm, setting range +2/-4 diopters, with eye sensor for automatic switchover between viewfinder and LCD panel, time delay 0.005 s
LCD panel 3.2“ (backlight LED) with anti-fingerprint and anti-scratch coating, 2,100,000 pixels (dots), format 3:2, touch control available
Top display 1.28“ highly reflective trans-reflective monochrome LCD, 128 x 128 pixels, viewing angle 120°; anti-fingerprint coating
SHUTTER
Shutter type Electronically controlled focal plane shutter/electronic shutter
Shutter speeds Mech. shutter: bulb, 30 min to 1⁄8000 s / Electr. shutter function: 60 s to 1⁄16000 s / Flash Synch: up to 1/250 s
Shutter button Two-stage (1st stage: Activation of the camera electronics including autofocus and exposure metering, 2nd stage: Taking the picture)
Self-timer Delay time: 2 s or 12 s
Picture Series Single
Single Continuous Low Speed (2 fps)
Continuous Medium Speed (5 fps)
Continuous High Speed (9 fps without AFc/AE/WB)
Continuous Super Speed (25 fps with electr. shutter function without AFc/AE/WB)
Interval Shooting
Exposure Bracketing
Multishot
Multishot Generates 2 DNGs: 1x 24 MP, 1x 96 MP (8 pictures are combined into one high-res image)
FOCUSING
Focus Mode Automatic (Autofocus in modes iAF/AFs/AFc/Touch AF) or manual. With manual setting: Auto Magnification and Focus Peaking optionally available as focus aids
Autofocus system Based on contrast metering and depth mapping
Autofocus modes Smart AF (autonomously selects AFs and AFc), AFs (picture taken only after successful focusing), AFc (picture can be taken at any time), AF setting can be saved
Autofocus Metering Methods Spot (can be shifted), Field (can be shifted), Multi-Field, Zone (can be shifted), Face detection, object Tracking, optional Touch AF
Autofocus Metering Fields 225
EXPOSURE
Exposure metering TTL (‚Through The Lens‘ exposure metering)
Exposure Metering Methods Spot, Center-Weighted, Multi-Field
Exposure modes Automatic program (P), Aperture priority (A): manual aperture setting, Shutter priority mode (S): manual shutter speed setting Manual (M): manual setting for shutter speed and aperture
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV in 1⁄3 EV increments or 1/2 EV increments
Automatic bracketing 3 or 5 exposures, up to ±3 EV, in 1⁄3 EV increments Shift function: up to ±3 EV
ISO sensitivity range Auto ISO: ISO 100 to ISO 100000
Manual: ISO 50 to ISO 100000
White balance Automatic (Auto), Daylight 5200 K, Cloudy 6000 K, Shadow 7000 K, Tungsten 3200 K, HMI 5600 K, Fluorescent Warm 4000 K, Fluorescent Cold 4500 K, Flash 5400 K, Gray Card Live View, Gray Card, Color Temperature 2000 K to 11500 K
FLASH
Flash unit connector About the accessory shoe
Flash sync time flash: 1⁄250 s, slower shutter speeds available, automatic changeover to TTL linear flash mode with HSS-compatible Leica flash units if sync time is undercut
Flash exposure metering Using center-weighted TTL pre-flash metering with Leica flash units (SF 26, 40, 58, 60, 64) or with system-compatible flash units, flash remote control SF C1
Flash exposure compen- sation SF 40: ±2 EV in 1⁄2 EV increments
SF 60: ±2 EV in 1⁄3 EV increments
EQUIPMENT
Microphone Stereo internal + microphone input 3.5 mm stereo jack + power supply voltage (approx. 2.5 V)
Speaker Mono internal + headphones output 3.5 mm stereo jack
WLAN The Leica FOTOS app is required to use the WLAN function. The Leica app is available from the Apple App StoreTM or the Google Play StoreTM. Compliant with Wi-Fi IEEE802.11b/g/n, 2.4 GHz, channel 1-11 (2412-2462 MHz) and Wi-Fi IEEE802.11ac, 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz, channel 39-48 (5180-5240 MHz), channel 52-64 (5260-5320 MHz), channel 100-140 (5500-5700 MHz) (standard WLAN protocol), encryption method: WLAN-compatible WPATM/WPA2TM
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.2 (Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)), 2402 to 2480 MHz
GPS Via Leica FOTOS app
Menu languages English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean
POWER SUPPLY
Rechargeable battery (Leica BP-SCL4) Lithium-ion rechargeable battery, rated voltage: 7.2 V (DC); capacity: 1860 mAh (min.); charging time: approx. 140 min (after deep discharge); manufacturer: Panasonic Energy (Wuxi) Co. Ltd., Made in China Approx. 510 shots (according to CIPA standard, with auto power-off 10s), approx. 1430 shots (according to CIPA stan- dard, adjusted shooting cycle*, with auto power-off 5s) *Alternating: switch on, one exposure every 3s, switch off after 10 exposures, 5min waiting time; switch on, one exposu- re every 3s, switch off after 50 exposures, 5min waiting time
USB Power Supply USB charger function in standby mode or when switched off, USB power supply when switched on
Charger (Leica BC-SCL4) Input: AC 100–240 V, 50/60 Hz, 0.25 A, automatic switchover; Output: DC 8.4 V 0.85 A; Manufacturer: Salom Electric (Xiamen) Co., Ltd., Made in China

Delivery:
Camera, lithium-ion battery BP-SCL4, battery charger BC-SCL4, carrying strap, camera protective cover.


Firmware:
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Limited Warranty:
Leica Camera AG (‘LEICA’) provides a two-year product limited warranty for this LEICA camera valid from the date of purchase from an authorized LEICA dealer, including the accessories contained in the original packaging, which are valid for two years.

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