Leica M10 “The Camera”

Leica M10 “The Camera”

This film showing the making-assembly of the Leica M10 inside a camera or lens factory Leica a Wetzlar in Germania to see how each Leica M10 is hand-assembled, it offers a mesmerizing look at the attention to detail that goes into assembling each digital rangefinder that Leica makes.
The assembly process spans from connecting the roller-lever with the rangefinder, to calibrating the sensor and image board, all the way to attaching the rear shell and top plate. More than 50 adjustment steps are required to build a camera with the utmost mechanical and optical precision such as the M10. It encompasses around 1,100 single components – including 30 that have been milled from brass, 126 screws and 17 optical elements. All starting with the chipset assembly and ending with the careful placement of the iconic “Red Dot” Leica logo.
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