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Leica Temporarily Halts MP Production Until 2012

In an interesting tidbit, courtesy of the Leica MP product page at Robert White (a UK-based and online Leica dealer) we learn that Leica has temporarily halted production of the stock and "a là carte" MP bodies until "early 2012." Leica "a là carte" lets you customize your MP or M7 camera...

Leica Issues Statement on M9/Low Battery Issue

Leica has Issued a statement on the M9/low battery issue. This issue indicates a rare hardware issue (0.05% of bodies) and manifests itself as the camera reporting a "low battery" when it is, in fact - fully charged...

Update on Leica Production

In an article on mittlehessen.de (translate to English) we can glean a few details about Leica's production - where it stands and perhaps more importantly - where it's headed. Here are a few key points worth noting...

Leica Posts Q1 Results for 2011/2012 Fiscal Year

Leica Camera AG has released the Q1 results for the 2011/2012 fiscal year, and things are looking good indeed. Sales are up 28.7% over the same quarter in the previous fiscal year, and the number of employees has risen. Sales are strong globally and expected to continue growing. Perhaps also of note is that Leica is "taking steps to improve stock availability."

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Leica Issues Statement on M9/SDHC Card Compatibility

Several customers have noted data corruption, camera lock-ups and other issues with certain SDHC cards used in the M9 recently. After being made aware of the issues, Leica has issued a statement regarding "M9/SDHC card compatibility" providing details of the issues reported and updating customers on the status...

Leica M9 to M9-P Upgrade Program Is Now Official

The Leica M9 to M9-P upgrade program is now official. Two options will be available: the “Sapphire Glass” upgrade package for $1,295 and the “Top Cover and Sapphire Glass” upgrade package for $1,995. Both packages come with a one-year warranty extension. Here is the US press release with all of the details...

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