• Leica M9 Sensor ‘Corrosion' Due to Dumb Design Decision: Report Claims

    11 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Leica recently discontinued its replacement service for M9 cameras afflicted by the widespread “sensor corrosion” issue that surfaced back in 2014. Now a new report claims that it wasn't “damaged” coatings that caused the corrosion, but the fact that protective coatings were inexplicably left out completely .
    LDP LLC , a camera conversion and repair business based in New Jersey, opened up a Leica M9 rendered unusable by “corrosion” and was surprised at what it found after taking a close look at the sensor.
    Manufactured between 2009 and 2014, an estimated 180,000 Leica M9 cameras were...
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