In addition to our quality ratings, we often use abbreviations in our product descriptions for technical specifications or included items. Please let us know if anything is missing from the list.
Bt/Ch: Includes Battery & Charger
Bat/Chg: Includes Battery & Charger
Bx: Includes Box
CLA: Cleaned, Lubed & Adjusted (the item has been serviced)
Clg Mks: Cleaning Marks, usually refers to lenses
Cp: Includes Lenscap/s
Cps: Includes Lencaps
Cs: Includes Case
Hd: Includes Lenshood
Hz: Lens has residual Haze
IS: Image Stabilization
xyK: Number of Shutter Actuations, in thousands (1k = 1,000; 20k = 20,000, 300k = 300,000)
MF: Manual Focus
xyMP: Sensor Megapixel spec
Strp: Includes Strap (Neckstrap)
VC: Vibration Control
VR: Vibration Reduction
123x: Serial Number (1st 3 digits of the serial number, sometimes useful for Leica equipment)
In addition, there are often abbreviations or terms specific to a brand, which can appear to be alphabet soup and are too numerous to list here.
These are common with lens specs, often related to lensmount, AF/MF functionality, sensor size, vibration reduction mechanisms, etc.
Feel free to ask about any specific description/item that isn't clear to you.