Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/03/03

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Subject: [Leica] New M8 Firmware 2.004
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 05:30:51 -0700
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On Mar 3, 2009, at 4:51 AM, Geoff Hopkinson wrote:

> I have downloaded and installed the latest Firmware using the provided
> instructions. There were no problems with the installation. I shot a  
> single
> frame on the current SDHC card and removed it. I formatted a 2GB SD  
> card and
> copied the firmware to that. After the successful install, I  
> replaced the
> first card into the camera. The camera preserved every single one of  
> my
> personal settings , including the file numbering.
> There is a new menu selection called Advance. When you select the  
> 'discreet'
> option, the delayed recocking works as advertised. My first  
> impression is
> that the shutter noise in my original M8 is actually louder than the
> recocking noise. I did not expect that.

so now the cocking can be delayed, and when the sound occurs it is  
less loud than before?

> In any event the upgrade was trouble
> free and replacing a card with a previous exposure on it has meant I  
> have
> not had to redo a single setting. Remarkable.

many thanks and congratulations,   Steve
> -- 
> Cheers
> Geoff
> 'She looks like an angel moving too fast for its glory'
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