Impractical, the bottom plate, the SD memory card and battery Leica M9 is protected.
To ISO 2500 sensitivity range of the M9. Even there, their granularity, sorry noise quite acceptable, although clearly visible. The laboratory measurements put an increased noise from ISO 800 set, and awarded over top models from Canon and Nikon slightly reduced scores. The camera triggers with their mechanical lift lock out very quickly.
If desired, the triggers are also held in order to suppress the wind noise. Suitable for serial production it is not, of course. The maximum time frame rate is just 1.6 frames / s The competitors arrived at about 6 frames / sec. And despite the new red filter, the color difference is still higher than many SLR counterparts. In view, however, disturbed only test a reddish-colored backlit veil and a little yellow flowers to the overall good sense of color.
In practice, the use of small fixed focal lengths of the M-series is a joy. The Leica is outdated, cumbersome and less equipment. But it forces the user time and again to get involved again and again shooting motive - and it provides the tools for the highest quality recordings available.