Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/12/25

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Subject: Re: Leica-Users List Digest V1 #307
From: Mark Bergman <>
Date: Wed, 25 Dec 1996 16:10:46 -0800

Stanley E Yoder wrote:
> Excerpts from mail: 25-Dec-96 Leica-Users List Digest V1 .. by
> Listmgr@mejac.palo-alto.
> > The meters with the "ring resistor" such as the DP-1 have the high failure rate; the DP-3 and DP-12 are very reliable.  They may not be repairable, but nothing ever happens to them.
> >
> I had heard this before (that the DP-3/-12 don't have the dread rr).
> What then does the DP-3 post or DP-12 AI tab move inside the finder, if not a contact finger on the rr?

In my original post I was talking about my camera - with a DP12.  It
died and couldn't be repaired.  The repairman told me not to waste money
on another one.  He could of been wrong but I just sold sold the F2A.