Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/04/26

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Subject: Re: converter for M?
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 1997 17:32:15 -0400

At 12:00 AM 8/17/96 -0700, Stephen Gandy wrote:
>The ones I've seen are made by Komura.  7 element.
>quite useful, especially for closeups since they double the lens
>magnfication at the same distance.  Not Leica, but not bad either.

Well, the Komura ones are pretty dicey optically.  They're great, if all
you want are soft-focus pictures with pasty colours.

Try the FED 2X converter.  Nice piece, IF you can find one.

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