Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1994/06/28

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To: Ichiro Suzuki <>
Subject: Re: help
From: Michael Volow <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 1994 00:22:44 -0400 (EDT)

Using the Dual Range version of the 50mm Summicron, one can with the
"eyes" attachment focus down to about 19". Works great and even maintains
parallax compensation

Michael Volow, M.D. (
Department of Psychiatry, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC
919 286 0411 Ext 6933

On Tue, 28 Jun 1994, Ichiro Suzuki wrote:

> Dear friends, 
> Could someone tell me the minimum distance that the rangefinder
> in various M bodies can focus?
> For example, the rangefinder in an early M3 focuses down to
> about 1 meter, so if it is used with, say, a recent Summicron 50/2
> that focuses down to 0.6 meters, then the rangefinder cannot 
> keep up with the lens focusing ring all the way. 
> Thank you! -- Ichiro Suzuki

In reply to: Message from Ichiro Suzuki <> (help)