The R6 was the first mechanical, manual-exposure-only SLR produced by Leica since the Leicaflex SL2 was discontinued.
Leica R6 and R6.2's electronic counterpart is the Leica R7.
- Metering modes: center-weighted averaging or a central 7mm spot
- Metering: via a match-diode display in the viewfinder
- Autoexposure: none
- Shutter speeds: 1-1/1000 +B, with X sync at 1/100
- Motor drive option
- Mirror-lock-up (the first Leica since the original Leicaflex to have one) *Interchangeable focusing screens
- TTL flash metering with Metz SCA compatible flash units
- Depth-of-field preview
- Viewfinder diopter adjustment
- Produced between 1992-97
- The R6.2 is an update of the R6. The two most significant changes are a higher top shutter speed (1/2000) and an improved TTL flash mode that will meter flash exposure at any shutter speed from 1/100 to B.
- in Apotelyt.com
- in Leica.wiki
- Manual in Butkus.org
- Leica R series in Photoethnography
- Leica in Wikipedia
- Leica SLR serials in Cameraquest
- Leica R6 Statistic Price Info's at AuctionPriceTracker (English)
|Leica R series cameras|
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