The Epson R-D1, based on the Voigtländer Bessa, is the first digital rangefinder camera ever made. It accepts Leica M (bayonet mount) and, through the use of an adaptor, L (screw mount) lenses.



  • APS size CCD: .93" x .61" (23.7 x 15.6mm)
  • Total resolution: 6.3 million pixels
  • Effective pixels: 6.1 million pixels

Resolution Modes

  • JPEG Normal: 2240 x 1488 pixels
  • JPEG High: 3008 x 2000 pixels
  • JPEG compression ratio is fixed
  • RAW: 3008 x 2000 pixels


  • Coincident real image rangefinder, 1.0x magnification


  • Split-image and coincident image rangefinder (interlocking range: 0.7m - infinity)

Visual field frame

  • Angle setting: 28/35/50mm bright frames, auto parallax correction

Lens Mount

  • EM mount (compatible with M-mount) L-mount with optional third-party adapter

Shutter speed

  • 1/2000 - 1 second, Bulb

Exposure control

  • Aperture priority auto / manual, with AE lock function
  • -2.0 / +2.0V exposure value adjustment (1/3 EV steps)


  • ISO 200/400/800/1600


  • TTL screen surface direct actual-aperture center-weighted averaged metering

LCD Monitor

  • 2" low-temperature polysilicon TFT color LCD (235K pixels)
  • View photos, detailed information, histogram and camera menus.

X Contact

  • For external flash (synchronizes at shutter speed 1/125 second or less)

Picture Settings

  • Standard, three user defined settings (edge enhancement, saturation, tint, contrast, and noise reduction)

Camera body

  • Magnesium alloy

Dimensions and Weight (body only)

  • Dimensions: 5.59" x 3.48" x 1.56" (W x H x D)
  • Weight without memory card and battery: 1.24 lb.