Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/07

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Subject: Re: Using 2 cam lenses on 3 cam bodies
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 1997 20:42:34 -0800

At 03:35 AM 11/8/97 GMT, you wrote:
>Can anyone answer a few questions about using a 2 cam lens on the R6 and R7? 
>I assume that the metering will only work if I press the dof lever to stop
>the lens down to the working aperture, and assuming I set manual metering
>like that, the exposures will be accurate. Is this correct? And- can I use
>aperture priority at all? 
>Is there any physical incompatibility problem with using a 180/2.8 2-cam
>lens on either of these bodies?
>Thanks for any info.
>Joe Berenbaum

yes, yes, yes, and no.