Leica 100-400mm f5-6.3 Vario-Elmar-SL


Camera West ID: 1334745

Product Information

If you're a photographer looking for the most versatile and high-performing zoom lens, the new Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400 f/5-6.3 is the perfect choice. With the widest and longest zoom range available in the SL-System, this lens is compact and lightweight, making it ideal for use on the go. You'll be able to take it anywhere and use it for nature, wildlife, sports, and action photography.

  • Capture Photos and videos with excellent image quality
  • Lightweight Design is coming in at a total of around 1620g with the hood attached.
  • Fast-focusing when used with Leica SL2 and SL2-S cameras
  • Arca Swiss Compatible tripod base that can detach from the lens when not in use.
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser for 4 stops of additional stabilization in addition to the built-in stabilization on Leica SL2 & SL2-S
  • Weather Resistant chassis and optics that keep spray and dust out while also being AquaDura coated.
  • Made in Japan to Leica's Quality standers and tolerance ranges.

In addition to its impressive range, the Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400 f/5-6.3 features weather sealing and AquaDura® coating on the external glass elements, allowing you to shoot in any conditions. The lens also has built-in optical image stabilization, so you can be sure your images will be blur-free, even when capturing moving subjects.

    The detachable tripod base, which is ARCA-SWISS compatible, ensures a secure hold at all times when photographing or filming with a tripod. This feature makes using your lens on a tripod easy, providing more stability and precision when shooting.

    To take your photography even further, you can add the new Leica Extender L 1.4x. This accessory extends the focal length of the Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400 f/5-6.3 to a range of 140-560mm, effectively doubling the focal length when compared to the longest SL telephoto lens currently available. The compact size of the extender means that it fits easily into any bag, making it convenient for photographers on the move. Both the extended focal length and the aperture are written into the image data, ensuring that the actual settings used are recorded.

    Overall, the Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400 f/5-6.3 and Leica Extender L 1.4x are essential tools for any photographer looking to expand their range and capture high-quality, detailed images in any situation.

    View angle (diagonal/horizontal/vertical) Full-frame (24x36mm) 100mm: 23.8°/19.9°/13.3° │ 400mm: 6.4°/5.3°/3.5°
    Lens system
    Number of lenses/assemblies 22/16
    Position of the entrance pupil before the bayonet 100mm: 106mm │ 400mm: 479.9mm
    Focus range 100mm: 1.10m to ∞ │ 400mm: 1.59m to ∞
    Setting Choose automatic (Autofocus) or manual mode on the camera
    Smallest object field Full-frame: 100mm: 224mmx335mm │ 400mm: 98mmx148mm
    Largest scale 100mm: 1:9.3 │ 400mm: 1:4.1
    Bayonet Leica L bayonet fitting with contact strip
    Firmware Lens firmware can be updated via the camera
    Coating Hydrophobe Aqua-Dura® coating on external lenses
    Material Magnesium and aluminum full-metal housing, black anodized, dust and splash water protected
    Housing The lens comes equipped with a tripod clamp and detachable tripod shoe. Only this specific tripod clamp must be used for shoots with tripod to avoid damage to the bayonet of the camera.
    Filter thread E82
    Lens hood Male bayonet for lens hood (included in the scope of delivery)
    Length Approx. 198mm/253mm (without/with lens hood)
    Diameter Approx. 88mm/97mm (without/with lens hood)
    Weight Approx. 1530g/1620g (without/with lens hood)

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