Vario-Elmar-TL 18-56 f/3.5-5.6 ASPH.
Vario-Elmar-TL 18-56 f/3.5-5.6 ASPH.

Vario-Elmar-TL 18-56 f/3.5-5.6 ASPH.

SKU: 11080

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Key Features

No matter whether you’re shooting landscapes, documentaries or portraits, the Leica Vario-Elmar-TL, the all-round lens, lets you capture rich-in-detail, high-contrast photos that are sharp from edge to edge and corner to corner, even in unfavorable light. This compact standard zoom covers a range of focal lengths from 28 to 85 mm and guarantees pictures with the wonderful signature Leica bokeh.


Product Details


Lens Vario-Elmar-TL 18–56 f/3.5–5.6 ASPH.

Order no. 11 080

Compatible cameras

All Leica cameras with Leica L bayonet

Field angle (diagonal, horizontal, vertical)

At 18 mm: approx. 75°, 62°, 41°,
at 56 mm: approx. 28°, 23°, 15°,
corresponding to around 28 - 85 mm focal length in 35 mm format

Optical design Number of lenses/groups: 10/7

Aspherical surfaces: .

Position of entrance pupil at infinity: at 18 mm: -37.8 mm, at 56 mm: -28 mm

Distance setting

Setting/Function: Electronically controlled
Mode selectable using camera menu: Automatic (AF) or manual (M), in AF mode manual override possible at any times with setting dial

Focusing range: 0.3/0.45 m (at 18/56 mm) to ∞
Smallest object field/largest scale: at 18 mm: approx. 312 x 207 mm/1:13.2, at 56 mm: approx. 110 x 73 mm/1:7.5

Aperture Setting/Function: Electronically controlled, adjustment using dial on camera, third values also available

Lowest value: 16

Bajonet fitting Leica L bayonet

Filter mount/ Lens hood External bayonet fitting for lens hood (included), internal thread for E52 filters, filter mount does not rotate

Finish Black anodized

Dimensions and Weight Length to bayonet mount:

approx. 60/99 mm (without/with lens hood)

Largest diameter: approx. 63/73 mm (without/with lens hood)

Weight: approx. 256/287 g (without/with lens hood)


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