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Leica SL2 Video Recording Limits

Leica SL2 (10854)

The Leica SL2 has a maximum video recording time of 29 minutes for all formats. That limit is dependent upon multiple factors like camera settings, media storage size, camera power, and internal camera temperature. See details and notes below for more information.


Maximum continuous video recording times for the Leica SL2
Format Limit
All Formats & Frame Rates 29 minutes


  • If the recording time reaches 28 minutes, 59 seconds, recording will stop automatically.
  • The maximum file size for an uninterrupted video recording is 96GB. Once a recording exceeds 96GB, the overrun will be automatically stored in a new file (but cannot be longer than 29 minutes).
  • An increase of the camera’s internal temperature may cause recording to stop before the maximum recording time is reached.
  • Alternate Model Names: 10854


  1. Leica SL2 Instruction Manual (English) - page 142