New Service for the Leica M9

August 4, 2011 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital | 1 Comment |
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Leica M9 owners who like the discreet look of the new Leica M9-P but are not willing to fork out $7,995 for a new camera can take advantage of a new service announced by Leica. Through the North American Headquarters in Allendale, NJ, Leica will be offering a “Sapphire Glass” upgrade package ($1,295) and a “Top Cover and Sapphire Glass” upgrade package ($1,995). The first package offers the replacement of the M9 monitor cover with the M9-P’s scratch-resistant, sapphire crystal cover, while the second includes the replacement of the monitor glass and the replacement of the top deck and base plate. Interested customers are encouraged to schedule appointments starting 8 August 2011 for upgrades from 3 October 2011 through Leica Camera. All upgrades will be performed by specifically trained technicians and will be a part of Leica’s regular repair service. Customers taking advantage of either service will also receive a one-year warranty extension.

Leica Press Release

New Service for the Leica M9

With product features of the Leica M9-P

08/03/2011
Leica Camera announces a new service for Leica M9 owners to incorporate the product features of the Leica M9-P into their existing M-System camera, resulting in an alternative, even more discreet and resilient design. Owners taking advantage of the service will also receive a one-year warranty extension. Through the North American Headquarters in Allendale, NJ, Leica will be offering a “Sapphire Glass” upgrade package and a “Top Cover and Sapphire Glass” upgrade package. Interested customers are encouraged to schedule appointments starting August 8, 2011 for upgrades from October 3, 2011 through Leica Camera, Inc.

The “Sapphire Glass” upgrade package offers the replacement of the M9 monitor cover with the M9-P’s scratch-resistant, sapphire crystal cover, a choice between vulcanite and smooth MP-style leatherette trim and a one-year warranty extension. The package will be available for $1,295. The second option, “Top Cover and Sapphire Glass”, includes the replacement of the monitor glass with sapphire crystal cover and the replacement of the top deck and base plate with silver chrome or black paint. The package also includes the choice of vulcanite or smooth MP-style leatherette trim and a one-year warranty extension. The package will be available for $1,995.

All upgrades will be performed by specifically trained technicians and will be a part of Leica’s regular repair service. Reservations are on a first come first serve basis and upgrade time is dependent upon demand. M9 owners can schedule upgrades beginning August 8, 2011 by calling 1-800-222-0118 x 9930.

Further information will be available soon at our service area.

 



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#1 Andre Bogaert

Nice idea. Will us UK M9 owners get the same opportunity?

6:27 pm - Thursday, August 4, 2011