September of 2009 the M9 used an 18.5-megapixel Kodak
developed specifically for the camera. The M9-P (2011) was sold
concurrently. It had a
scratch-resistant sapphire LCD cover and the body covering was
Vulcanite, as used on ealier M cameras. The steel grey paint
option was replaced with a classic chrome cover but black paint was
available The red dot logo on the front of the camera was
replaced with a
Leica script on the top cover.
The Leica M-E camera (2012) was
similar to the M9 cameras, but is missing the M9's frame-line
selection lever and the USB port. It was the cheapest in the Leica
This M9 instruction book will do for all three verisions.
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