Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/05

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Subject: Re: [Leica] R8 Bugs Ironned-Out Yet?
From: Ted Grant <>
Date: Sat, 05 Aug 2000 14:06:24 -0700
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Richard Fulco wrote:
>Initially, the R8 had some teething problems when it first came out.
> What I would like to know is if they have been corrected yet? A recent
> post seemed to suggest they have not been. I am in the market for a new
> SLR, but I think I will wait to see what the new Contax N-1 auto-focus
> has to offer. The R8 electronics seem a little "dicey". Thank you.<<<<<<<<

Hi Richard,

Unless you're big time into auto everything, I'd definitely g with the
R8 of today!  There have been internal changes and it's hardly the
innards of the 1996 era.

It's an excellent camera as I've always believed in it from the
beginning when I received my first R8 in '96.

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