Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/10/26

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Subject: Re: Minilux flash question
From: Jack & Christine Hamilton <>
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 1997 19:56:00 -0600

Joe Berenbaum wrote:
> Does anyone know how the Minilux calculates its flash output? I want to find
> out if [a] it measures its own reflected flash or [b] it bases its flash
> output on subject distance. In the former case I could tape a filter over
> the flash and I would still get the right flash output. Anyone know?
> Joe Berenbaum

Hey, Joe:

The Mini-lux measures its own reflected flash output...along with
ambient light, etc.
Hope this helps...In fact I've been very plesantly surprised at its
accuracy in doing this!!!

Jack Hamilton
Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA