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Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-70 f/2.8 ASPH.

For ultimate photographic perfection
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black anodized finish
Material number
11189
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With its universal focal range, consistently high aperture and closest focusing distance of just 18 cm at a focal length of 24mm, the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–70 f/2.8 ASPH. is suitable for video and still photography applications across the board. It is a perfect choice for photographers with a preference for travelling light.

One for all

In still photography as well as video recordings, the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–70 f/2.8 ASPH. delivers a consistently high speed of f/2.8 at every focal length from the wide angle to the short telephoto end. Thanks to its great versatility and compact, ergonomic construction, the lens enables a fast response to any shooting scenario without the need to change lenses.

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Outstanding performance

The elaborate optical construction of the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–70 f/2.8 ASPH., featuring six aspherical surfaces, guarantees excellent imaging performance throughout the entire zoom range. The eleven-bladed aperture and perfect chromatic correction ensure an especially harmonious bokeh and endless compositional possibilities.

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Resilient companion

With a body and lens hood made entirely of metal, the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–70 f/2.8 ASPH. is a robust companion for any situation. Weather-sealing ensures that the lens is well protected against water spray and dust – so that even harsh environmental conditions will not hamper your photography or video project.

Fast response

Quiet, fast and precise: these are the attributes that characterise the autofocus of the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–70 f/2.8 ASPH. The fast stepper motor moves only a single, very light-weight lens element – resulting in a virtually lag-free autofocus operation. This not only applies when the lens is mounted on a Leica SL, SL2 or SL2-S, but also in combination with any other camera equipped with an L-Mount bayonet.

Application images Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–70 f/2.8 ASPH. in action

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Construction in detail

The optical system of the Vario-Elmarit-SL 24–70 f/2.8 ASPH. contains a total of 19 elements in 15 groups. These include three aspherical lens elements for the correction of monochromatic aberrations and nine elements made from glasses with anomalous partial dispersion for the correction of chromatic aberrations.

Order Number
Black, anodized 11 189
View angle (diagonal/horizontal/vertical)
Full-frame (24 × 36 mm) 24 mm: 82.3°/72.1°/51.8° │ 70 mm: 35.3°/29.6°/20.0°
Lens system
Number of lenses/assemblies 19/15
Number of aspherical surfaces 6
Position of the entrance pupil before the bayonet 24 mm: 88,6 mm │ 70 mm: 57,1 mm
Focus range 24 mm: 0,18 m to infinity │ 70 mm: 0,38 m to infinity
Focusing
Setting Choose automatic (Autofocus) or manual mode on the camera
Smallest object field Full-frame: 24 mm: 69 mm x 104 mm │ 70 mm: 108 mm x 162 mm
Largest scale 24 mm: 1:2,9 │ 70 mm: 1:4,5
Aperture
Setting/Function Electronically controlled aperture, setting on the camera, half or third values can also be set
Smallest aperture 22
Bayonet
Bayonet Leica L bayonet fitting with contact strip
Filter thread
Filter thread E82
Lens hood
Lens hood External bayonet fitting for lens hood (included)
Dimensions
Length approx. 123/153 mm (without/with lens hood)
Diameter approx. 88/97 mm (without/with lens hood)
Weight approx. 856/906 g (without/with lens hood)